It was a hard fought battle for top spot in the Ironman 70.3 Texas results 2016.
As with most years this race attracted many of the world’s best pro triathletes who battled it out for top spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Texas results 2016.
MALE PRO START LIST
Anderson, Wes Brady, Patrick Bretscher, Daniel Cunningham, Richie Curbeau, Matthew De Kanel, Rod Delsaut, Trevor Doree, Guillaume Dreitz, Andreas Fast, Andrew Fecik, Jonathan Gerlach, Thomas Giardini, Davide Gomes, Pedro Gray, Aaron Hadley, James Hipple, Tripp Holmes, Sam Howard, Jeremy Jolicoeur Desroches, Antoine Jurkiewicz, Jeremy Kastelein, Nicholas Kotar, Keith Kotland, Peter Kotsegarov, Kirill Kovacic, Jaroslav Limkemann, Eric Maclean, Doug McDonald, Chris McMahon, Brent Mendez Cruz, Mauricio Metzler, Justin Mitchell, Jeremiah Neyedli, Scott O'Connor, Adam O'Meara, Adam Peterson, Kennett Pozzetta, Lucas Rakita, Braden Sanders, Lionel Shearon, Jonathan Siqueira De Oliveira, Henrique Sketako, Denis Starykowicz, Andrew Tejada, Raul Terwoord, Josh Tigert, Dan Tutukin, Ivan Wade, Robert Weiss, Michael Williams, Brad Zawaski, Steven
It was Canadian Antoine Jolicoeur Dedroches coming out of the water first with an excellent swim time of 23:28. However he had plenty of company as no less than seven other male pros were within eight seconds of him as he entered the swim/bike transition.
Andrew Starykowicz posted the third fastest bike split of the day, but combined with his excellent swim split of 23:50 it gave him the edge going into the run.
Lionel Sanders was fastest of all on the bike with his clocking of 1:58:09, Michael Weiss was second fastest with a 158:40, and Starykowicz posted a 1:58:44.
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Sanders took the lead on the run course and maintained his lead heading into the second half of the 13.1-mile run. He was leading Starykowicz by 2:08 and Driez by 3:34 with about half the run to go.
By mile nine Sanders had a lead of 2:48 on Driez who had passed Starykowicz to take over second place.
Lionel of Canada hangs on to take stop spot on the podium with a excellent finish time of 3:40:30.
MALE PRO FINISH TIMES
Sanders, Lionel 03:40:30 Dreitz, Andreas 03:43:46 Weiss, Michael 03:45:32 Starykowicz, Andrew 03:46:06 Mendez Cruz, Mauricio 03:47:49 Cunningham, Richie 03:49:23 Kastelein, Nicholas 03:50:29 Jurkiewicz, Jeremy 03:51:03 Tejada, Raul 03:51:14 Limkemann, Eric 03:52:21 Hadley, James 03:52:55 McDonald, Chris 03:53:23 Kovacic, Jaroslav 03:54:14 Gerlach, Thomas 03:55:13 Kotsegarov, Kirill 03:55:39 Shearon, Jonathan 03:56:35 Wade, Robert 03:57:58 O'Meara, Adam 03:58:13 Gomes, Pedro 03:59:43 Jolicoeur Desroches, Antoine 03:59:49 Hipple, Tripp 04:00:20 Metzler, Justin 04:01:37 Holmes, Sam 04:02:31 Gray, Aaron 04:02:52 Pozzetta, Lucas 04:03:52 Brady, Patrick 04:03:59 Terwoord, Josh 04:05:13 O'Connor, Adam 04:06:27 Tutukin, Ivan 04:06:29 Sketako, Denis 04:08:27 Williams, Brad 04:11:47 Siqueira De Oliveira, Henrique 04:15:05 Maclean, Doug 04:15:36 Kotar, Keith 04:19:07 Fast, Andrew 04:19:10 Anderson, Wes 04:20:28 Howard, Jeremy 04:20:40 Fecik, Jonathan 04:21:19 Curbeau, Matthew 04:25:06 Kotland, Peter 04:28:55 Zawaski, Steven 04:36:27 Mitchell, Jeremiah 04:38:08
FEMALE PRO START LIST
Anelauskas, Kaitlin Barnett, Lauren Baugher, Liz Bay, Sarah Blakemore, Katy Brown, Christen Bugdol, Ewa Casey, Terry Chong, Jessica Ferreira, Amber Fillnow, Kelly Frederiksen, Helle Hachmeister, Ericka Harari, Lotty Haskins, Sarah Hill, Alycia Huse, Sue Javens, Amy Jones Meyers, Jessica Keat, Rebekah Kristick, Corrie Leiggi, Heather Lidbury, Emma-Kate Luse, Nickie Lyles, Liz Miller, Leslie Philipp, Laura Pomeroy, Robin Robertson, Jodie Rouleau, Isabelle Seymour, Jeanni Smith, Lesley Standifer, Caitlin Stevens, Amanda Thibodeau, Karen Williamson, Kelly
For the pro women Sarah Haskins of the USA was fastest of all in the swim by over 30 seconds. Jeanni Seymour was second and Katy Blakemore third. Kaitlin Anelauskas was in fourth, but only one second behind Blakemore.
Nearing the three mile mark on the run course Haskins maintained her lead, but Jeanni Seymour was applying some pressure from second place. Liz Lyles and Laura Phillip were in the mix as well in a battle for third and fourth.
Nearing the nine mile mark it was still Haskins hanging on but it was a gap of only just under 30 seconds to Jeanni Seymour.
There was no catching Sarah Haskins and she takes top spot in the Ironman 70.3 Texas results 2016 with a winning time of 4:12:46.
FEMALE PRO FINISH TIMES
Haskins, Sarah 04:12:46 Seymour, Jeanni 04:13:54 Robertson, Jodie 04:14:36 Philipp, Laura 04:15:30 Lyles, Liz 04:17:27 Leiggi, Heather 04:20:06 Smith, Lesley 04:20:26 Jones Meyers, Jessica 04:21:28 Pomeroy, Robin 04:23:02 Ferreira, Amber 04:23:59 Huse, Sue 04:24:02 Blakemore, Katy 04:25:44 Thibodeau, Karen 04:27:21 Bugdol, Ewa 04:27:26 Fillnow, Kelly 04:28:29 Anelauskas, Kaitlin 04:31:41 Javens, Amy 04:35:17 Miller, Leslie 04:35:17 Hill, Alycia 04:36:03 Rouleau, Isabelle 04:38:05 Luse, Nickie 04:38:16 Brown, Christen 04:38:42 Casey, Terry 04:43:16 Baugher, Liz 04:47:56
To age-group finishers in Ironman 70.3 Texas results 2016.
Ellis, Jourdan 04:56:51 Hernandez, Mayrena 06:00:52 Fernandez, Cristina 06:05:44 Bourgeois, Olivia 06:09:49 Carver, Victoria 06:13:27
Gomez, Pablo 04:27:12 Lemmons, Phillip 04:45:04 Anders, Eric 04:48:50 Hanson, Troy 05:11:15 Guerrero, Paolo 05:16:14
Tiner, Chelsea 04:31:39 Smith, Kearci 04:39:17 Van Breda, Keelyn 04:44:37 Benson, Heidi 04:45:28 Olson, Rachel 04:47:31
Keily, Andrew 04:07:06 Snapp, Ryan 04:09:48 Collins, Wyatt 04:15:38 Arnosky, Justin 04:20:08 Stoufflet, Brad 04:20:21
Vsetecka, Danielle 04:34:56 O'Mara, Kelly 04:43:12 Nyitray, Elizabeth 04:51:33 Koop, Haley 04:54:52 Gardner, Meredith 05:00:51
Emge, Clay 04:09:44 Melo, Breno 04:11:19 Foster, Reid 04:15:38 Simmons, Trent 04:16:08 Kloosterman, Michael 04:19:34
Holmes, Amari 04:56:06 Looney, Kate 04:58:10 Braybrook, Kate 04:58:40 Sullivan, Susan 04:59:43 Golovine, Michelle 05:05:33
Ferreira Da Silva Neto, Antonio 04:07:17 Silva, Rafael 04:11:52 Scarella, Jeff 04:17:32 Jackson, Austin 04:20:35 Frank, David 04:20:36
Finley, Margaret 04:44:19 Parent, Amy 04:56:39 Coombe, Joanne 04:57:47 Henn, Brannen 05:00:11 English, Dawn 05:03:07
Hola, Tim 04:12:22 Hockey, Andy 04:18:00 Prois, Cort 04:22:40 Engle, Matthew 04:29:06 Deming, Dan 05:07:09
Hassel, Diana 04:52:30 Pelicano, Nusha 04:54:45 Ruthven, Missy 04:58:53 Rulon, Jennifer 05:09:19 Orgill, Michelle 05:09:44
Cart, Kevin 04:27:29 Von Allmen, Konrad 04:27:33 Read, Jack 04:34:49 Wallis, Michael 04:37:39 Morrow, Matt 04:41:53
Smith, Lauren 04:57:42 Luttmer, Kelly 05:13:30 Grady, Kathy 05:18:55 Carr, Cynthia 05:24:34 Seesholtz, Holly 05:39:11
Bonsell, Shawn 04:22:09 Pringle, Alexander 04:35:34 Thompson, Jimmy 04:41:06 Simmons, Keith 04:47:56 Clark, Carl 04:55:24
Pringle, Beth 05:23:28 McDonald, Mary 05:39:31 Bassin, Stephanie 05:46:39 Craig, Cary 05:48:31 Newald, Jitka 05:51:18
Roberts, Wyman 05:05:20 Kilinski, Robert 05:12:20 Neal, Darrel 05:16:07 Orgill, Lawrence 05:17:58 Brown, Garrett 05:19:50
Tibbetts, Cathy 05:58:18 Weatherby, Karen 06:42:37 Beavers, Cathy 07:18:06 Mauk, Eileen 07:58:42 Cauley, Stephanie 08:07:47 Mooney, Joan 08:28:14
Cook, Bruce 05:09:49 Baum, Jack 05:10:10 Boylan, Scott 05:11:42 Preston, Dave 05:15:09 Thompson, Larry 05:20:54 Stein, Thom 05:39:08 Fristik, John 05:48:45 Lopez, Reyes 05:50:18 Arnier, Jeffery 05:52:10 Marchani, Carlos 05:52:21
Marashi, Fred 05:51:56 Lloyd, Graham 05:56:52 Park, David 06:04:55 Takacs, John 06:34:26 Caballero, Santiago 07:01:38 Kaplan, Mark 07:07:01 Burnett, Lloyd 07:22:22 Thauwald, Pete 07:57:31 Young, Dennis 08:17:21 Salvador, Pio Jr. 08:51:54
Gruenfeld, Cherie 06:11:10
Struble, Alan 06:23:50 Hola, Ken 06:51:23 Snider, Robert 07:29:45
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