This next Saturday 12 in October will be held a new edition of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona (Hawaii).
You can check the following link Preview of the men's race.
As for the favorites of the victory, the most favorite is the Swiss Daniela Ryf that he has won the victory in the last four editions and that he will look for his fifth world title in Kona.
With her victory in Nice, IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, Daniela has become the first triathlete, both men and women, to win 5 world titles in the specialty, so 10 could get world titles this year.
HIS great rival is the British Lucy Charles 26 year old, second in 2017 and 2018 coming to Kona with victories in The Championship, South Africa and Roth. Last year he managed to beat the swimming record.
This year Lucy presents herself with a more consistent running career than in previous years. As he showed with his victories at IM South Africa and Challenge Roth where he went down from the 3 hours in the marathon.
What is certain is that it will come out with a lot of difference in the water and if it can maintain some advantage over the bike in the T2 and it manages to make a good marathon sure it will raise battle for Ryfen the fight for the title.
The rest of favorites
It will also be necessary to take into account Nikki Bartlet winner of IRONMAN Lanzarote, Daniela Bleymehl recent winner of IM Italy, Mirinda Carfrae , fifth last year, Anne Haug , third last year, Sarah Crowley, Sarah True o Mirinda Carfrae among others.
Gurutze Frades competes for the fourth time in Kona
Gurutze Frades He will compete for the fourth time in a row in Kona, where this year he got the slot in South Africa in the first test of the year which has allowed him to prepare the appointment conscientiously.
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