A strong continent of male and female pro athletes highlighted Ironman Cozumel results 2017
MALE PRO START LIST
Kienle Sebastian Denis Chevrot Schmid Stefan Weiss MIchael Daerr Justin Delsaut Trevor Shoemaker Jarrod Arroyo Victor Carillo Avila Alan Gonzalez Miranda Oliver Lyatskiy Andrey Moreno Molins Albert Poole Michael Villalta Eduard Botelho Raymond
Jarrod Shoemaker was fastest of all in the swim for the pro men with his excellent time of 39:17. Ivan Rana was second in 39:19 and Denis Chevrot third in 40:30.
Sebastian Kienle asserted himself early on in the 112-mile bike. At the 35 mile mark he had a lead of over four minutes on second place Stefan Schmid. Denis Chevrot was hanging tough in third another ten seconds back.
TOP FIVE PRO MEN BIKE SPLITS
4:10:49......Sebastian Kienle 4:12:45......Michael Weiss 4:25:32......Stefan Schmid 4:26:34......Denis Chevrot 4:27:43......Justin Daerr
There was no catching Sebastian Kienle in this race. He earned top spot in the Ironman Cozumel results 2017 with a course record time of 7:48:11.
MALE PRO FINISH TIMES
7:48:11...........Sebastian Kienle 7:53:27...........Michael Weiss 7:58:39...........Ivan Rana 7:59:44...........Stefan Schmid 8:07:10...........Trevor Delsaut 8:12:23...........Samuel Huerzeler 8:18:15...........Victor Arroyo 8:19:28...........Justin Daerr 8:21:14...........Alan Carillo Avila 8:30:52...........Andrey Lyatskiy
Canadian entries Rachel McBride and Kirsty Jahn were representing Canada in the race.
Aicia Kaye and Lisa Roberts were possible contenders for the podium for the USA as the race got underway.
FEMALE PRO START LIST
Beranek Anja Donavan Jessie Kaye Alicia Huse Sue Jahn Kirsty Roberts Lisa Tajsich Sonja McBride Rachel Alvarez Palmilla Basso Anne Bugdol Ewa Corker Steph Goffredo Kendra Hammond Christine Paulson Ashley Valentine Nicole
Alicia Kaye was the first pro female to officially finish the swim. This was close, much like the pro men. Rachel McBride was just four seconds behind her and Christine Hammond was third, three minutes off the pace.
Rachel McBride of Canada was amazing on the bike course and had a lead of over seven minutes on Anja Beranek as the run got underway.
Kirsty Jahn, also of Canada, was in third place 17:31 off the pace of the leader.
McBride looked good for the first half of the run and then faded.
Always tough Anja Beranek took over the lead with Canada’s Kirsty Jahn right behind her. Lisa Roberts of the USA had also moved into contention and was just 1:55 behind the leader.
Lisa Roberts continued on with a stunning performance in the marathon and claimed the victory in Ironman Cozumel 2017 with a time of 8:54:00.
Kristy Jahn was full value for her second place finish. Sonja Taksich claimed the third spot on the podium. After a great first 30km of the run Anaja Beranek was overtaken and settled for fourth place. Sue Huse of Canada finished in fifth spot.
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