Marta Sánchez wins IRONMAN South Africa 2024

The Spanish triathlete Marta Sanchez has achieved a brilliant victory in the IRONMAN South Africa, held today in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Marta, who had already stood out in other international competitions, has demonstrated her quality in this test, taking the test and the slot for the IRONMAN World Championship which this year will be held in Nice for the women.

The race began with swimming in the waters of Nelson Mandela Bay, where Sánchez achieved  a solid lead of more than four minutes over its closest competitors.

In the cycling segment, Daniela Bleymehl She managed to surpass Sánchez temporarily, but the Spaniard remained calm and kept a close and constant distance.

Finally, in the running race, Marta Sánchez displayed all her potential.

With a solid and constant rhythm, regained leadership and increased his lead to the finish line to take the victory with a time of 09:15:36.

The second classified was Diede diederiks (09:17:52) and third Laura Zimmerman (09:19:12) .


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The victory of Marta Sanchez in the IRONMAN South Africa It is a new chapter in his successful sports career. This victory places her in a prominent position to represent Spain in the IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, where you will have the opportunity to compete with the best triathletes in the world.

Marta Sanchez She joins other outstanding national triathletes such as Gurutze Frades y Saleta Castro with a guaranteed place in high-level international competitions.

Top 10 Feminine

Position Name Nationality Time
1 Marta Sanchez Spain 9:15:36
2 Diede diederiks Netherlands 9:17:52
3 Laura Zimmerman Germany 9:19:12
4 Marlene deBoer Netherlands 9:21:18
5 Susie Cheetham United Kingdom 9:25:14
6 Katrine Græsbøll Christensen Denmark 9:27:25
7 Emma Bilham United Kingdom 9:34:59
8 Daniela Ryf Switzerland 9:41:48
9 Katharina grohmann Germany 9:46:36
10 Sarah Crowley Australia 9:51:10

As for the men's competition, the victory went to rasmus svenningsson with a time of 08: 03: 11 followed by Mathias Lyngso Petersen (08: 06: 50) and for Cameron Wurf (08: 07: 37) in third place.

Men's 10 Top

Position Name Nationality Time
1 rasmus svenningsson Denmark 8:03:11
2 Mathias Lyngso Petersen Denmark 8:06:50
3 Cameron Wurf Australia 8:07:37
4 leonard arnold Germany 8:08:17
5 Bart Aernouts Belgium 8:10:33
6 Tim VAN Hemel Belgium 8:19:23
7 Dominik Sowieja Poland 8:19:45
8 Joshua Amberger Germany 8:25:32
9 Milan brons Netherlands 8:27:56
10 Yvan jarrige France 8:28:55

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