Today a new edition of the IRONMAN Cozumelwhere the Bermuda triathlete Tyler Butterfield has won the victory, with test record and also the sixth best time en IRONMAN distance.
Unfortunately a misfortune has also occurred with the confirmation of the death of a triathlete of age groups in the swimming segment
The test has won Tyler Butterfield with a time of 7:44:01, achieving the test record, followed by Michael Weiss (7: 47: 12) and for Mario from Elias (7: 52: 02) occupying the third final position.
Other 4 riders have dropped from the 8 hours in the test, Manuel Kueng (7: 54: 59), P. Sguster (7: 58: 37) and Frederick Van Lierde (7: 59: 43) who has been sixth in the test.
Víctor Arroyo has been ninth with a time of 8: 14: 29
#IMCozumel What a performance today by @TyButterfield! The champion swam 42: 11, biked 4: 19: 12, ran a blistering 2: 38: 29 marathon to take the win in 7: 44: 01 in course and run record time! Take that!
- IRONMANLive (@IRONMANLive) November 24
Tyler Butterfield, test record and sixth best distance time IRONMAN
Tyler Butterfield with this victory and his 7:44:01 becomes the sixth fastest triathlete to complete an IRONMAN distance test.
His times have been
- 3,8 km swimming: 42: 11 (1 average: 06 min / 100m)
- T1: 2: 25
- 180 km cycling: 4: 19: 12 (average of 42,19 km / h)
- T2: 1: 44
- 42 km foot race : 2: 38: 29 (3 average: 46: min / km)
The fastest time in IRONMAN distance history is still kept by Jan Frodeno with 7:35:39 at the Challenge Roth 2016.
You can check in the following article the List of the fastest times on IRONMAN
Carrie Lester wins in the female category
Carrie Lester took the victory in the women's event with a time of 8: 38: 41