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Lionel Sanders wins the IRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells

The Canadian triathlete has achieved his second consecutive victory in the test

Today the second edition of the I has been disputedRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells where the canadian Lionel Sanders he has achieved victory

The first to leave the water was Eric Lagestron with Miki Taagholt and with Jason West at 10 seconds. Sanders left the 17º to 2: 57 of the race head.

In the cycling segment, Sanders gradually climbed time to spend at kilometer 40 and third to 39 seconds of the head duo.

In the final part, Sanders with a strong pace advanced the leaders and left alone arriving at T2 with 1: 36 of advantage over Lagestron and 3: 31 over Johbstone.

In the foot race Lionel Sanders He continued to increase his advantage to get the victory with a time of 3: 43: 36 followed by Eric Lagestron (3: 47: 46) and for Miki Taagholt (3: 51: 36) occupying the third final position

With this victory, Sanders climbs back to the top of the podium after winning the IRONMAN 70.3 Los Cabos last November 4.

The victory in the women's category has been for Paula Findlay with a time of 4: 07: 37 followed by Alissa Doehla (4: 15: 07) and for Chealse Sodaro (4: 17: 48) occupying the third position

Sanders times

  • 1,9 km swimming: 26: 37 (average of 1: 23 min / 100m)
  • T1: 1: 55
  • 90 km cycling: 2: 00: 49 (average of 44,6 km / h)
  • T2: 1: 47
  • 21 km run on foot: 1: 12: 31 (mean of 3: 26 min / km)

Your next goal is the Daytona Challenge

The Canadian does not stop, next weekend he will participate in the Challenge Daytona, where he will meet Pablo Dapena, who will participate in the last test of the season.

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