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2:34 in the IRONMAN Texas marathon, this is how Tomas Rodríguez broke the record

The Mexican Tomas Rodriguez has become the great revelation of the IRONMAN Texas after taking victory in the men's category with a final time of 8 hours, 21 minutes and 28 seconds, thanks to a final marathon of 2 hours, 34 minutes and 14 seconds, beating the circuit record in almost 6 minutes.

Rodríguez, who had already won in the IRONMAN 70.3 Campeche This year, he has shown everyone in Texas his great potential in the long distance.

The Mexican completed the swimming in 52:31, the cycling sector in 4 hours and 26 minutes and 40 seconds, and finally, the marathon in the aforementioned 2 hours, 34 minutes and 14 seconds.

Segment Time
Swimming 52:31
Cycling 4:26:40
Marathon 2:34:14
Total 8:13:28

An infernal pace in the marathon

The key to Rodríguez Hernández's victory was in his spectacular performance in the marathon.

The Mexican completed the first 21 kilometers in a time of 1:13:12 seconds, demonstrating an unstoppable race pace.

Although Rodríguez admitted having “suffered” on the last lap, he managed to maintain a pace of 4:09 and 4:00 exactly in the last two kilometers, which earned him the victory.

Tomas Rodríguez Hernández's partials at IRONMAN Texas 2024

Segment Time
Swimming 52:31
Cycling 4:26:40
Marathon 2:34:14
Total 8:13:28
kilometers Time
1-5 16:59
6-10 17:07
11-15 17:03
16-20 18:06
21-25 17:56
26-30 18:25
31-35 19:45
36-40 20:12

A promising future

With this victory in IRONMAN Texas, Tomas Rodriguez He has positioned himself as one of the Mexican triathletes with the greatest international projection.

 

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The young athlete, 25 years old, has shown to have the necessary qualities to compete at the highest level and fight for great goals in the future.

We will be attentive to their next performances.

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