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

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

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