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Gurutze Frades wins at the IRONMAN Vitoria 2023

The Basque triathlete Gurutze Frades has won the IRONMAN Vitoria 2023 victory, once again demonstrating its quality in the running segment.

The test, which took place in the beautiful city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, had the participation of more than 1.500 triathletes of 58 different nationalities.

Guru he started the test with a solid swim, coming out of the water in seventh position. However, it was on the bike that he began to show his true potential, climbing up the ranks to reach T2 in fourth, 10:50 off the lead.

But it was in the foot race where Friars he really shined, trimming a deficit of more than 10 minutes to move into first position heading into the half marathon.

Finally, Gurutze Frades he crossed the finish line with a time of 8:46:18 with a marathon time of 2:53:08.

The second classified was Svenja Thoes (8:53:18) and third Els Visser (9: 09: 00)

The other Spanish in the test Helene Alberdi has finished in fifth position.

Top 10 female

Place Name Time
1 Gurutze Frades Larralde 08:46:18
2 Svenja Thoes 08:53:18
3 Els Visser 09:09:00
4 Michelle Vesterby 09:17:47
5 Helene Alberdi 09:21:31
6 Fiona moriarty 09:26:51
7 Carla Dahan 09:36:05

The city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, host of the event, is known for its beauty and its impressive landscapes.

The triathletes had the opportunity to walk its streets and enjoy the atmosphere that exists in the city, in addition to its rich culture and heritage.

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