Swim in Lake Wendouree begins race for spots in the Ironman 2016 Ballarat results 2016.

It was virtually an all Australian list of pros racing for prize money and Championship Points offered up to to finishers in the Ironman 70.3 Ballarat results 2016.

On the male side the only non-Australian pro was Denis Chevrot of France.

MALE PRO START LIST

BELL, Luke
BETTEN, Sam
BUSCHKUEHL, Nathan
CHEVROT, Denis
DAVY, James
FETTELL, Clayton
GRIFFIN, Leon
KERR, Peter
KIBBY, Mitchell
PELLOW, Matthew
POLIZZI, Alexander
RIX, Joshua
SHEARER, Nathan
SPEED, Paul
STABRYLA, Leigh
STEIN, Daniel
TEBEK, Samuel
VAN BERKEL, Tim
WADDINGTON, Ryan
WALSH, Fraser
WAUER, Brad

A pack of nine pro men finished the swim within about 20 seconds of each other. They were all in under the 24 minute mark. Officially it appears that Sam Bitten was fastest of all with a swim split of 23:17.

Tim Van Berkel was not in that lead pack, but that didn’t bother him much as he posted the fastest bike split of the day to take the lead going into the 21k run.

PRO MEN SWIM AND BIKE TIMES

VAN BERKEL, Tim  	00:24:40	02:07:32
CHEVROT, Denis   	00:23:23	02:09:12
BETTEN, Sam       	00:23:17	02:09:11
BELL, Luke      	00:23:40	02:08:59
GRIFFIN, Leon     	00:23:36	02:10:47
DAVY, James      	00:23:23	02:10:58
FETTELL, Clayton	00:23:18	02:11:09
KERR, Peter      	00:23:21	02:11:37
TEBEK, Samuel    	00:25:03	02:09:55
STEIN, Daniel     	00:25:01	02:11:53
STABRYLA, Leigh   	00:24:46	02:15:17
SPEED, Paul      	00:27:56	02:12:28
RIX, Joshua      	00:24:59	02:15:28
BUSCHKUEHL, Nathan	00:24:35	02:17:38
WALSH, Fraser	        00:25:00	02:16:48
WADDINGTON, Ryan	00:25:02	02:19:03
SHEARER, Nathan   	00:28:25	02:15:39

Wow! What a run by Denis Chevot of France. He was not intimidated at all by being up against a field of pros comprised of all Australians.

He had an excellent run and takes top spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Ballarat results 2016 with a winning time of 3:49:34.

MALE PRO FINISH TIMES

CHEVROT, Denis    	03:49:34
KERR, Peter      	03:50:02
BETTEN, Sam      	03:50:39
VAN BERKEL, Tim   	03:55:50
GRIFFIN, Leon      	03:56:41
DAVY, James       	03:56:49
TEBEK, Samuel     	03:57:55
STEIN, Daniel     	03:58:53
FETTELL, Clayton	03:59:08
WALSH, Fraser    	04:01:07
WADDINGTON, Ryan	04:01:31
BUSCHKUEHL, Nathan	04:01:49
SPEED, Paul        	04:02:55
BELL, Luke       	04:03:03
SHEARER, Nathan   	04:06:05
RIX, Joshua      	04:09:11
STABRYLA, Leigh yuyyu	04:11:24

Bonnie Van Wilgenburg of Great Britain is the only non-Australian in the women’s pro field.

Looking back on past results it appears that Annabel Luxford would be the early favorite to claim the top of the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Ballarat results 2016.

FEMALE PRO START LIST

DEMESTICHAS, Stephanie
DUFFIELD, Katy
FORREST, Andrea
HENRICKS, Jacqueline
JUHART, Monica
LUXFORD, Annabel
MCALPINE, Wendy
MITCHELL, Jessica
SEIDEL, Kirralee
VAN WILGENBURG, Bonnie
WILSON, Amanda

It was really no surprise to see Annabel Luxford finish the swim two minutes faster than anyone else. She followed that up with a 90k bike split faster than anyone in the field.

PRO WOMEN SWIM AND BIKE TIMES

LUXFORD, Annabel	00:25:10	02:21:13
HENRICKS, Jacqueline	00:27:30	02:26:40
FORREST, Andrea   	00:27:28	02:26:40
SEIDEL, Kirralee	00:27:28	02:26:50
JUHART, Monica    	00:27:39	02:29:30
MITCHELL, Jessica	00:31:24	02:25:58
DUFFIELD, Katy    	00:31:25	02:26:51
WILSON, Amanda    	00:31:25	02:26:29
MCALPINE, Wendy   	00:29:55	02:29:26
DEMESTICHAS, Stephanie	00:26:08	02:38:56
VAN WILGENBURG, Bonnie	00:34:27	02:31:11

With about 3k left to run it was Annabel Luxford far in front with Henricks, Forrest and Seidel battling for the other two podium spots in the Ironman 70.3 Ballarat results 2016.

Annabel Luxford wins the race in a time of 4:14:21.

Luxford also dominated the race when she won Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney 2016. Check out the results for that race here on IronStruck.

FEMALE PRO FINISH TIMES

LUXFORD, Annabel	04:14:21
SEIDEL, Kirralee	04:21:39
FORREST, Andrea   	04:22:07
HENRICKS, Jacqueline	04:23:13
MITCHELL, Jessica	04:28:06
DUFFIELD, Katy          04:28:13
JUHART, Monica   	04:32:31
WILSON, Amanda    	04:33:03
MCALPINE, Wendy   	04:37:06
VAN WILGENBURG, Bonnie	04:42:26
DEMESTICHAS, Stephanie	04:52:22

<

MORE RACE RESULTS from Ironstruck.

These results originated on Ironman.com. Be sure to visit them for complete race results and info on upcoming WTC events.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:


Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!