This coming Saturday, October 12, a new edition of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona (Hawaii).
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As for the favorites of victory, the top favorite is the Swiss Daniela Ryf that he has achieved victory in the last four editions and that he will seek 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 he could get 10 world titles this year.
HIS great rival is the British Lucy Charles 26, second in 2017 and 2018 coming to Kona with victories in The Championship, South Africa and Roth. Last year he managed to break the swimming record.
This year Lucy presents herself with a more consistent running race than in previous years. As demonstrated by his victories at IM South Africa and at Challenge Roth where he was down from 3 hours in the marathon.
What is certain is that he will come out with a lot of difference in the water and if he can maintain some advantage over the bike in T2 and manages to do a good marathon, it will surely challenge Ryfen in 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 consecutive time 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 thoroughly for the event.