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Tim Don for all at the Ironman in Hamburg

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(Updated) The test becomes Duathlon

9 months after the accident he suffered Tim Don and returns to compete in an Ironman with a desire to win

Tim Don is strong, last June he already took the Victory in the Ironman 70.3 of Costa Rica, and the British athlete has returned to become again one of the best triathletes on an international level: just like announced earlier this month, your next goal is the Ironman of Hamburg, that the 29 of July will take place, a test in which 2.500 athletes will participate.

Not yet a year ago of outrage suffered by Tim Don just two days away from the World Championship Ironman of Hawaii in 2017. His recovery lasted three months, during which he strove to overcome the fracture that suffered in the neck.

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The British athlete is one of the best in the specialty, where he has been ITU world champion in 2006. It also has the best mark of the Ironman franchise with 7: 40: 23 (time achieved at the Ironman in Brazil last year) and is the current bronze world in Ironman 70.3.

The favorites

In the test you will meet the winner of last year James Cunamma, Michael Raelert or the Belgian Bart Aernouts . It will also be necessary to take into account Joe Skipper, which comes from winning the Ironman UK 2 weeks ago or Will Clarke. As for the Spaniards, the presence of Michael Alonso.

The test will start at 6: 30 on the morning of Sunday 29 in July and can be followed by the official Ironman website and its facebook page

Regarding Ironman of Hamburg, this year its second edition takes place after the success of its premiere at 2017. In addition, the rumor is spreading that it could become one of the fastest tours in the world, because the cycling segment has a slope of 400m along its 180 km of route.

This factor could give us impressive times in the cycling event if the athletes are fully employed.

Although it was published a few weeks ago, we leave you this documentary in which Tim Don tells how was the recovery after the accident that suffered. If you have not seen it yet, it's a good way to start warming up for what awaits us this Sunday.

Photo @Trimexico

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