Today a new edition of the IRONMAN Cozumelwhere the Bermuda triathlete Tyler Butterfield has won the victory, with record of the test and also the sixth best time en IRONMAN distance.
Unfortunately, a misfortune has also occurred with the confirmation of death of a triathlete of age groups in the swimming segment
The test has won Tyler Butterfield with a time of 7: 44: 01, getting 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 time in IRONMAN distance
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 distance history IRONMAN is still Jan Frodeno with 7: 35: 39 in the Challenge Roth 2016.
You can check the following article on list of the fastest times in IRONMAN
Carrie Lester wins in the women's category
Carrie Lester took the victory in the women's event with a time of 8: 38: 41
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