“The encouragement of all the people who support me have helped me endure the terrible heat in KONA today. At the end 10th place, World Top Ten (as they say) and I am very very happy.
It tasted like glory to me! I am competing with the best again and for four consecutive years I have been able to be within the TOP TEN here in Hawaii. Now I have to rest and recover ».
That's how satisfied and tired the Bilbao triathlete was at the finish line after finishing a new edition of the legendary Hawaii Ironman, considered the Olympiad of this tough sporting specialty. Berasategui had set himself the goal of being among the top ten classified after an untimely injury suffered in July made him arrive at the great world event with less preparation than he had scheduled. It has succeeded.