The Professional Triathletes Organization (PTO) today announced the cPTO world rankings end of the year.
In this ranking Gustav Iden y Lucy Charles they have been crowned as world number 1 PTO after a stellar year, what has brought each one of them $ 100.000 annual PTO bonus.
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Gustav Iden has won $ 280.000 in prizes.
Iden's victory in Florida earlier this year in her first long-distance race earned her 107,23 PTO world ranking points, and was the second-highest score for a long-distance race in 2021.
Combined with 110,18 points from the IM 70.3 World Championship® and 111,34 points from The Collins Cup, this gave Iden an average of 109,62 points and the world's No. 1 PTO.
In addition to taking $ 100.000 out of the $ 2.000.000 from the PTO prize pool, add to his victory in the PTO Championship at Daytona and what he won in the Collins Cup, pocketing a total of $ 280.000 in PTO awards.
British Lucy Charles beats Danyela Ryf by a few tenths
Lucy Charles-Barclay had the most points total in a single race this year, at 123,98 in the IM 70.3® World Championship, making swimming, cycling and running the fastest by a wide margin.
Charles already had 101,76 points thanks to a good race in the Collins Cup and 97,21 points obtained in the IM 70.3 Elsinore.
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As for men, the top five are completed by the German Jan Frodeno, world number 2 PTO, Canadian Lionel Sanders, world number 3 PTO, the American Sam long, PTO world number 4, and German Patrick Lange, PTO world number 5.
Lionel Sanders moved the most in the final months of 2021, going from # 6 in the PTO world to # 3 in the PTO world, increasing his year-end bonus by $ 30.000.
Top 10 female
As for women, the Swiss Daniela Ryf ends 2021 as PTO world number 2, German Laura Philipp as PTO world number 3, American newcomer Taylor Knibb as PTO world number 4 and German Anne Haug as the world's number 5 PTO.
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The Bonus PTO ranking
The PTO world ranking system is based on the average PTO world ranking points that athletes have earned in their top three races in 2021.
Annual PTO bonuses of $ 2.000.000 will be paid equally to male and female PTO professionals based on the PTO world ranking calculated as of December 31st.