Excellent race for podium spots in Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga Results 2016.
It was a top field of pros who answered the starting gun to begin the point-to-point mostly downstream swim in the Tennessee River.
The winners of Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga 2015 were Andy Potts and Ashley Clifford with winning times of 3:49:43 and 4:20:34.
Andy Potts was not on hand to defend the title he won in 2015. It was near impossible to pick a favorite for the pro men as there were probably about a dozen who went into the race with podium potential on their best effort.
MALE PRO START LIST
Alexandridis, Iain Becker, Blake Botelho, Raymond Bowstead, Mark Buckingham, Kyle Cavelier, Sacha Delsaut, Trevor Duncan, Robert Eeckman, Alistair Fleischmann, Brian Gambles, Joe Gerlach, Thomas Glavac, Nick Griffin, Leon Harris, Daniel Hawkins, Travis Hipple, Tripp Holmes, Sam Jordan, Tyler Kienle, Sebastian Kramer, Christian Lubinski, Jim Maclean, Doug Metzler, Justin Otstot, Adam Park, Justin Pawlaczyk, Kyle Riley, Colin Russell, Matt Ryan, Kevin Tutukin, Ivan Vanderlinden, Alex Wade, Robbie
Ivan Tutukin of Russia was the only pro male to finish the 1.2-mile swim in under 23 minutes. However, he had a pack of 7 chasers who were all within 18 seconds of him when he entered the swim\bike transition area.
Ultimately it was the two stand-outs on the 56-mile bike course who captured the top spots on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga results 2016.
Sebastian Kienle and Sam Appleton were the only ones who managed to break 2:04 on the bike course. There nearest challenger was about five minutes away.
It was Kienle who eventually prevailed on the run course with a split of 1:16:15 that was almost two minutes faster than Sam Appleton who finished second.
However the most amazing run split of the day belonged to Ivan Tutukin of Russia. His spectacular run of 1:13:40 and the fastest swim time of the day earned him a well deserved spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga results 2016. Although his bike split was third fastest of the day, it put him about nine minutes behind the leaders.
MALE PRO FINISH TIMES
Kienle, Sebastian 03:46:48 Appleton, Sam 03:48:46 Tutukin, Ivan 03:53:05 Park, Justin 03:57:34 Russell, Matt 03:57:51 Griffin, Leon 03:58:55 Kramer, Christian 03:59:25 Metzler, Justin 04:00:21 Buckingham, Kyle 04:00:28 Otstot, Adam 04:01:22 Gerlach, Thomas 04:03:57 Vanderlinden, Alex 04:06:44 Delsaut, Trevor 04:08:11 Holmes, Sam 04:10:15 Hipple, Tripp 04:10:28 Becker, Blake 04:11:14 Glavac, Nick 04:15:24 Ryan, Kevin 04:17:23 Jordan, Tyler 04:18:15 Hawkins, Travis 04:19:28 Harris, Daniel 04:22:17 Alexandridis, Iain 04:23:18 Riley, Colin 04:25:01 Duncan, Robert 04:38:06 Cavelier, Sacha 04:38:52
The USA, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia all had strong female pro representation in the race for top spot in the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga results 2016. Lauren Barnett, Ashley Clifford, Heather Jackson, Mirinda Carfrae, Leanda Cave, and Magali Tisseyre were just a few of the contenders who can be very tough on their best effort in pretty much any race.
Tisseyre and Carfrae both had tune-ups in the recent Ironman 70.3 St. George 2016 where they finished in 4th and 8th place respectively against an excellent field. However they would be up against 70.3 Chattanooga 2015 champion Ashley Clifford.
FEMALE PRO START LIST
Barnett, Lauren Brennan Morrey, Ruth Burdzilauskas, Whitney Cameto, Sarah Carfrae, Mirinda Cave, Leanda Chong, Jessica Clifford, Ashley Ferreira, Amber Fischer, Danielle Fletcher, Jenny Gellatly, April Huse, Sue Jackson, Heather Juhart, Monica Keat, Rebekah Leiggi, Heather Mccracken, Amelia Mendez, Natasha Pierce, Brittany Roohi, Molly Roy, Stephanie Seymour, Jeanni Smith, Lesley Spieldenner, Jennifer Standifer, Caitlin Thomas, Katie Tisseyre, Magali Wendorff, Amanda
Six of the pro women led by Magali Tisseyre of Canada completed the swim in under 26 minutes. Tisseyre entered the transition area with a lead of 22 seconds on the chase pack.
The favorites didn’t disappoint early on as Heather Jackson posted the fastest bike split of the the day with her clocking of 2:17:38 to propel herself into the lead as the run began.
Magal Tisseyre and Lauren Barnett had the second and third fastest bike splits and set out to try and run down Jackson the leader. It was a pretty difficult task as there was no let-up from Jackson. With less than two miles to run her lead was still over seven minutes on Tisseyre who was holding onto second with Mirinda Carfrae close behind in third.
Heather Jackson went on to cross the finish line first in the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga results 2016.
FEMALE PRO FINISH TIMES
Jackson, Heather 04:11:56 Tisseyre, Magali 04:18:33 Carfrae, Mirinda 04:19:32 Seymour, Jeanni 04:21:12 Barnett, Lauren 04:21:22 Ferreira, Amber 04:24:43 Smith, Lesley 04:28:54 Brennan Morrey, Ruth 04:30:06 Huse, Sue 04:32:44 Wendorff, Amanda 04:34:01 Cameto, Sarah 04:35:05 Clifford, Ashley 04:35:56 Fletcher, Jenny 04:38:08 Thomas, Katie 04:38:25 Roy, Stephanie 04:38:51 Mccracken, Amelia 04:41:44 Chong, Jessica 04:46:02 Pierce, Brittany 04:46:46 Mendez, Natasha 04:51:36 Gellatly, April 04:54:05 Standifer, Caitlin 05:02:37
Here are the top finishers in each of the age-groups.
Dorresteijn, Tessa 05:59:19 Colberg, Lauren 06:13:46 Nasralla, Rachael 06:15:07 Kaselow, Jocelyn 06:21:57 Gill, Cayci 06:39:22 Jerulle, Maggie 06:44:26 Berne, Egan 06:56:27 Santoyo, Maria 07:38:21 Cronkright, Jessica 07:59:03
Feigh, Adam 04:26:02 Eagle, Zach 04:37:34 Langley, Sean 04:49:36 Reader, Nicholas 04:50:56 Russell, Joey 04:59:43 Osborne, Nicolas 05:01:02 Baker, Paul 05:11:07 Ward, Ryan 05:16:20 Patton, Stephen 05:21:41 Steele, Scott 05:30:40
Hutchinson, Ami 04:45:39 Clagg, Stacie 04:48:44 Boley, Mikaela 04:50:36 Moody, Nicole 04:54:42 Davis, Morgan 04:56:42 Stock, Jade 05:00:49 Smailis, Donna 05:05:53 Leonard, Rebecca 05:07:31 James, Cori 05:11:07 Pope, Lauren 05:16:46
Engel, Eric 04:16:44 Nasser, Christopher 04:23:35 Aldrich, Chris 04:23:50 Henry, Malachi 04:28:45 Moreno, Yorlliry 04:33:24 Dombrowski, Brandon 04:39:20 Briggs, Nathan 04:39:37 Hausauer, Jake 04:42:15 Anderson, Steven 04:49:21 Mcamis, Scott 04:50:09
Ramsey, Lenny 04:42:02 Gaines, Cara 04:43:44 Kelly, Susie 04:49:00 Gibson, Sara 04:50:10 Amerson, Lindsey 04:53:34 Welch, Kate 05:07:25 Humphries, Kimberly 05:08:22 Lecault, Melanie 05:09:14 Romero, Daniela 05:12:28 Hayes, Jennifer 05:12:42
Odom, Thomas 04:18:51 Mcafee, Jack 04:22:05 Triick, Matt 04:24:22 Beirl, Luke 04:24:25 Mcleod, Joseph 04:27:59 Saba, Matt 04:29:32 Shechtman, Matt 04:31:52 Thomas, Daniel 04:32:47 Ramos, Jorge 04:33:02 Hotchandani, Tim 04:37:54
Fleming, Gin 04:43:47 Simmons, Jaime 04:44:29 Snell, Kinsey 04:50:05 Ziemianska, Aneta 04:53:03 Stanton, Amy 04:54:32 Keever, Carey 05:02:25 Bradley, Meagan 05:04:49 Waters, Katie 05:06:08 Parker, Corey 05:06:48 Roy, Brianna 05:07:17
Barcus, Matt 04:20:37 Migonis, Matt 04:22:29 Stanfield, Allen 04:25:05 Johnson, Charlie 04:25:18 Leutenegger, Dustin 04:26:13 Santos, Fabiano 04:27:50 Marjala, Aaron Raymond 04:34:43 Mendez, Javier 04:35:35 Weiss, Brandon 04:36:59 Powell, Gordon 04:37:30
Depa, Michelle 04:59:12 Dambrauskas, Dana 05:00:39 Mowinski, Abby 05:07:07 Mocko, Hannah 05:08:29 Fairley, Dena 05:11:37 Ross, Amy 05:13:26 Wilham, Robyn 05:17:19 Rutherford, Tammy 05:17:30 Dougherty-Lepisto, Jenna 05:18:02 Rutledge, Ali 05:19:46
Stubleski, Dan 04:10:15 Weslock, Rick 04:23:56 Christensen, Peter 04:25:52 Durocher, David 04:29:01 Klingensmith, Jon 04:35:44 Hinton, Timothy 04:36:43 Atkins, John 04:40:30 Porter, Caleb 04:40:47 Stephens, David 04:40:48 Wahl, Armin 04:41:20
Farris, Carrie 04:59:24 Updike, Vicki 05:04:37 Lawrence, Patti 05:05:27 Houghton, Tanya 05:06:43 Lindeman, Cynthia 05:09:57 Milford, Angie 05:12:40 Martin, Cortney 05:12:51 Kitchen, Susan 05:19:37 Berry, Shari 05:21:08 Ruderman, Diana 05:26:05
Lowman, Brian 04:28:52 Russell, Thomas 04:29:51 Gisclair, Jerry 04:31:40 Ashwanden, Charles 04:31:57 Miller, Art 04:36:54 Krzyzanowski, Roman 04:37:23 Gile, David 04:39:01 Sutter, Richard 04:39:48 Stonge, Francois 04:42:13 Price, Estevan 04:44:41
Kester, Kristine 05:13:18 Ford, Susan 05:14:59 Baker, Kay 05:26:09 Vergauwen, Magdalena 05:27:26 Richardson, Karen 05:32:27 Ringenary, Robin 05:39:42 Hoover, Glynis 05:51:23 Benvenuto, Lori 05:54:48 Petty, Connie 05:55:49 Brown, Lesley 05:57:33
Lavoie, Pierre 04:26:33 Linck, Paul 04:37:48 Brouillet, Michel 04:40:59 Crino, John 04:45:54 Cope, Rick 04:46:00 Armstrong, Rafe 04:47:03 O'leary, Timothy 04:49:24 Levickas, Stephen 04:49:32 Roane, Hampton 04:51:06 Gilkey, Duke 04:51:34
Gould, Gaye 05:11:15 Daggett, Julia 05:12:19 Dayan, Karen 05:34:28 Cournoyer, Stephanie 05:46:25 Pitcairn, Kristin 05:50:16 Johnston, Sharon 05:51:54 Parsons, Renee 05:57:30 Wilkerson, Jenny 06:00:34 Donato, Reiko 06:02:29 Darr, Debbie 06:08:44
Jansik, Richard 04:56:06 O'brien, John 04:56:36 Alex, Glenn 05:04:34 Hannan, Casey 05:07:08 Tierney, Rick 05:11:12 Morrow, Stephen 05:12:20 Edgerle, Brett 05:13:14 Roberts, Wyman 05:13:46 Marshall, Ken 05:16:33 Ruffin, Stephen 05:19:46
Kohstall, Ruth 05:45:24 Ricker, Dotty 06:22:43 Piscitelli, Joanne 06:25:16 Price-Alexander,Deborah 06:32:56 Smith, Patricia 06:59:49 Wolfe, Debra 07:08:12 Polon, Kathy 07:12:46 Myers, Deborah 07:13:02 Smith, Linda J. 07:16:14 Bark, Sue 07:28:01 Buscemi, Mary Lou 07:30:02 Miller, Wanda 07:39:39 Gallagher, Maureen 07:47:21
Moats, Kevin 04:51:22 Zepp, Kevin 05:12:37 Pate, Peter 05:34:54 Hollenhorst, John 05:35:46 Mccreary, George 05:36:15 O'driscoll, Christopher 05:36:18 Griffin, Scott 05:48:28 Henry, Max A 05:52:48 Pruett, Rick 05:55:47 Boyd, Sam 05:56:01
Dejesus, Sue 06:19:47 Honneus, Linda 06:28:34 Lowden, Patti 07:14:30 Hoffman-Vaile, Marsha 08:08:39
Wojcik, Bob 05:43:36 Bloom, Paul 06:03:50 Palermo, Bill 06:14:23 Mclyman, Ted 06:42:19 Thompson, Dick 07:00:59 Rogers, Steve 07:01:25 Pattinson, Bill 07:08:30 Polon, Bruce 07:22:12 Davis, Darell 07:36:44 Taylor, Wayne 07:37:18 Lowden, Ken 07:37:28 Brown, Peter 07:41:29 Heineman, Darrell 07:56:15
Lockwood, Joan 06:42:01
Donaldson, Jim 06:03:44 Lundell, Dwight 06:19:56 Dyke, James 07:08:26
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