Iroman 70.3 Playas del Coco, Guanacaste

The United States’ Kevin Collington and Great Britain’s Leanda Cave claimed the victories at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica triathlon in Playa del Coco. Collington put together a 25:01 swim, a 2:00:33 bike and a 1:15:36 half-marathon to claim the victory in 3:43:21. Columbia’s Carlos Quinchara Forero earned second at 3:47:58, with Chile’s Felipe Van De Wyngard rounding out the podium in 3:49:44.

Cave, the 2011 Ironman and 70.3 world champion, turned in an impressive performance with a 27:02 swim, a 2:14:25 bike and a 1:28:57 half-marathon—crossing the finish line at 4:13:20. Americans Lauren Goss (second) and Dede Griesbauer (third) were the other podium finishers.

Iroman 70.3 Playas del Coco, Guanacaste ,Costa Rica.

 

By Triathlete.com

Photographer Wagner Araujo.

 

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