Today was held in St. George the IRONMAN World Championship in a test with a good level of professionals.
The Swiss has not disappointed and has managed to come back on the bike to distance herself from her pursuers in the foot race and get her fifth world title in the specialty.
The first to come out of the water was Halley Chura followed by Fenella Langridge at almost 2 minutes and Lista Norden at 2:10. Ryf started fourth at 4:13 of the North American. Gurutze at this point was 19th at 11:20
In the cycling segment, Ryf reached the lead of the test over kilometer 40, forming a quartet with Lisa Norden, Kat Matthews and Skye Moench. After the last climb Ryf went solo to reach T2 with a 7 minute lead over Matthews and 9:30 over Norden. Gurutze was 14th, almost 40' behind the Swiss.
In the foot race, Daniela continued to increase her advantage and went through the half marathon with a 10-minute lead over Matthews and 12:36 over Anne Haug, who moved up to third position.
From this race point Daniela Ryf he knew how to preserve his advantage to achieve victory in a time of 8:34:59.
The second classified has been Kat matthews (8: 43: 49) and Anne Haug (8: 47: 03) third.
The times of Daniela Ryf
- Swimming: 54:42, average of 1:25 min/100m
- T1: 1: 17
- Cycling: 4:37:47, average 39,26 km / h
- T2: 1: 37
- Race on foot: 2:59:36, average 4:02 min / km
- Final time: 8: 34: 59
Women's Top 10 IRONMAN St. George 2022
|9||Gurutze Frades Larralde||09:13:35|
|10||Maja Stage Nielsen||09:14:32|
5 world titles for Ryf.
With this victory the Swiss has won her fifth IRONMAN world title (2015, 2016,2017, 2018, 2022 and now in XNUMX)
She has also been Champion in the 70.3 modality 5 times, in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019