Pros race for prize money and Pro Points in Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica results 2017.
It was a well-balanced field racing for podium spots among the pro men in Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica on Sunday June 18. At first glance it appeared there was no clear-cut favorite to win it all.
MALE PRO START LIST
Aznar Gallego, Carlos Baucco, Aj Chacon, Leonardo Collington, Kevin Hancock, Tim Herrera, Pablo Mckenna, Steven Quinchara Forero, Carlos Shanks, Matthew Van De Wyngard, Felipe
As the race got underway for the pro men it was a pack of six male pros leading the way into transition separated by just four seconds. The fastest official finisher was Leonardo Chacon of Costa Rica.
The race was remarkably close after the bike leg. Kevin Collington led the way by two seconds over Leonardo Chacon. Carlos Quinchara Fore was just two more seconds back in third, and Felipe Van De Wyngard was two seconds behind Quinchara.
Just six seconds separated the top four pro men.
PRO MEN SWIM AND BIKE TIMES
Collington, Kevin 00:25:01 02:00:33 Quinchara Forero, Carlos 00:25:03 02:00:41 Van De Wyngard, Felipe 00:25:04 02:00:36 Chacon, Leonardo 00:25:00 02:00:43 Mckenna, Steven 00:25:47 02:05:11 Herrera, Pablo 00:25:01 02:07:27 Aznar Gallego, Carlos 00:32:07 02:10:43 Hancock, Tim 00:29:28 02:18:49 Shanks, Matthew 00:32:08 02:11:28
Kevin Collington was fastest on the run course by far and earned himself top spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica results 2017.
MALE PRO FINISH TIMES
Collington, Kevin 03:43:21 Quinchara Forero, Carlos 03:47:58 Van De Wyngard, Felipe 03:49:44 Chacon, Leonardo 03:53:49 Mckenna, Steven 04:01:51 Herrera, Pablo 04:02:52 Aznar Gallego, Carlos 04:03:31 Hancock, Tim 04:18:42 Shanks, Matthew 04:30:27
Leanda Cave seemed to have the edge for the pro women as the race began, but would have to defend against some excellent USA talent.
FEMALE PRO START LIST
Cameto, Sarah Cave, Leanda Goss, Lauren Griesbauer, Dede O'mara, Kelly Tastets, Pamela
Lauren Goss of the USA was first out of the water for the pro women. She was closely followed by Leanda Cave of Great Britain and Dede Griesbauer, also of the USA.
Late into the bike leg it was Dede Griesbauer with a lead of 1:48 over Leanda Cave who was comfortably in second. Third place Lauren Goss was 4:45 behind the leader.
FEMALE PRO SWIM AND BIKE TIMES
Cave, Leanda 00:27:02 02:14:25 Griesbauer, Dede 00:27:07 02:12:08 Goss, Lauren 00:26:58 02:18:04 Tastets, Pamela 00:30:48 02:23:06 O'mara, Kelly 00:31:39 02:24:02 Cameto, Sarah 00:29:39 02:18:14
Leanda Cave was strongest in this field of pro women and crossed the finish line first in the Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica results 2017 with a winning time of 4:13:20.
FEMALE PRO FINISH TIMES
Cave, Leanda 04:13:20 Goss, Lauren 04:18:59 Griesbauer, Dede 04:25:20 Tastets, Pamela 04:31:45 O'mara, Kelly 04:32:15 Cameto, Sarah 04:39:54
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