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Vicente Hernández wins the IRONMAN 70.3 Perú

The triathlete Tenerife has won the IM 70.3 Peru that has been played today.

Vicente Hernández he was the first to get out of the water, with 7 seconds ahead of the North American Andy Potts, on the bike Chente was always in the top group until the km 56 where Potts surpassed him and the German Marcus Herbst, who came from behind very strong , Finally the duet arrived next to the T2 with 2: 33 of advantage over Vicente,

In the race on foot Herbst tried to leave the North American attacking from the beginning it left in but Potts, little by little it was cutting distance to him to surpass him again and to go forward. However Chente with a great half marathon was climbing time in each kilometer to reach the first position on the 13 km to go solo towards victory

Finally Vicente Hernández got the victory in a time of 3: 43: 40 second by Andy Potts (3: 45: 24) and for Kevin Collington (3: 46: 59) in third position.

The times of Chente have been 22: 56 in doing the 1.900 meters of swimming, 2: 03: 38 in completing the 90km of cycling (to an average of 43,79 km / h) and 1: 13: 53 in doing the half marathon for get the victory

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Classification IM 70.3 Peru

With this position he gets the direct pass for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship which will be held in Nice in September, where he will be with Javier Gómez Noya, Fernando Alarza and Judith Corachán.

Chente, he told us in a interview that your goal of participating in this test was to go one step further in their workouts for the World Series.

It is second performance in medium distance tests with level, where he already achieved victory in the Challenge Sardinia last year, although has shown that it can perform at the highest level in this type of tests.

Your next objective will be the WTS of Bermuda, where he will compete with Mola and Noya, returning to see our "gold" Triarmada in an ITU event.

Regarding his recovery for this test he told us "There are two weeks of difference between the tests, I think it's enough time to recover. My trainings are still for Olympic distance, which I have concentrated more volume and specific training in the goat "

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