Sold out field races for their spot in the Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro Results 2016.
It was almost an all Brazil pro field that answered the starting gun in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday November 6, 2016.
The non-Brazilian entries included Sebastian Blanco and Flavio Da Silva Queiroga of Agrentina, Juan Manuel Lauro of Uruguay, and Bruno Pais of Portugal.
MALE PRO START LIST
ASCENÇO, SANTIAGO BLANCO, SEBASTIAN COLUCCI, REINALDO DA SILVA QUEIROGA, FLAVIO DE OLIVEIRA MANENTE, FELIPE FRANCISCO PAIVA FERREIRA, LUIZ GUSTAVO SORBO MARTINS, ALMIR HENRIQUE OHDE, LUIS JOSINO VINUTO, IURI LASS, EDUARDO LIMA, ALAN MANOCCHIO, GUILHERME MANSSUR FILHO, ANTONIO MANUEL LAURO, JUAN MATHEUS, BRUNO MELO, DANILO PAIS, BRUNO ROBERTO MACIEL DA SILVA, PAULO SANTOS, FELLIPE SIQUEIRA, HENRIQUE SLAIB, GUSTAVO
As us usual in an Ironman 70.3 there was a mad dash to the swim finish with a large group of eight or ten male pros within seconds of each other. The fastest official time was posted by Almir Gustavo Sorbo Martins with a swim split of 23:15.
Reianaldo Colucci was fastest on the 90k bike leg and a small advantage over the rest of the field as the run began. There was still a pack of five men racing close together as they entered transition two.
Colucci Maintained his advantage in the run and crossed the finish line first in the Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro results 2016. His winning time was 3:55:12.
MALE PRO FINISH TIMES
COLUCCI, REINALDO 03:55:12 ROBERTO MACIEL DA SILVA, PAULO 03:57:06 FRANCISCO PAIVA FERREIRA, LUIZ 03:58:41 JOSINO VINUTO, IURI 03:59:17 SANTOS, FELLIPE 03:59:35 PAIS, BRUNO 04:01:38 HENRIQUE OHDE, LUIS 04:03:40 MANOCCHIO, GUILHERME 04:07:22 DA SILVA QUEIROGA, FLAVIO 04:09:17 MATHEUS, BRUNO 04:10:56 SIQUEIRA, HENRIQUE 04:16:49 GUSTAVO SORBO MARTINS, ALMIR 04:18:38 MANUEL LAURO, JUAN 04:18:59 DE OLIVEIRA MANENTE, FELIPE 04:20:18 MELO, DANILO 04:24:28 LIMA, ALAN 04:32:02 SLAIB, GUSTAVO 04:33:59
Female pros Maria Luz Poblete of Chile and Romina Palacio of Argentina would be trying to find a spot on the podium among the Brazilians in the Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro results 2016.
FEMALE PRO START LIST
BAPTISTA, LUÍSA BORGES DE ANDRADE, MARIANA CRAVO, LUÍZA FURRIELA, CAROL LUNIERE, NAYARA LUZ POBLETE, MARÍA MONTICELI, ARIANE PALACIO, ROMINA
It was a compact field of seven women and three of them battled for the lead in the swim. Just one second separated Luisa Baptista, Carol Furriela, and Romina Palacio at the swim finish line.
However it was Luiza Cravo recording the fastest bike split of the day to challenge for the lead held by Luisa Baptista as they began the 21k run.
There was no catching Luisa Baptista and she earns herself top spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Rio de Janeiro results 2016. Her winning time was 4:29:40.
FEMALE PRO FINISH TIMES
BAPTISTA, LUÍSA 04:29:40 PALACIO, ROMINA 04:33:43 FURRIELA, CAROL 04:35:00 MONTICELI, ARIANE 04:35:41 CRAVO, LUÍZA 04:39:05 LUZ POBLETE, MARÍA 04:40:23 BORGES DE ANDRADE, MARIANA 04:51:37
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