The Swiss pair of Ronnie Schildknecht and Karin Thürig won Ironman Switzerland today.
Trailing all day, Schildknecht won his fifth title in a row by passing countryman Mathias Hecht during the run to win in 8:19:51.
As expected, Thürig rode into the lead with the top split of 4:51:19. However, she also posted the top run of the day (3:06:41) to take the overall women’s win in 9:03:26 and her third Ironman Switzerland title.
Richard Tout of Kincardine, Ontario, placed second in the men 60-64 categry (11:16:11).
1 Schildknecht, Ronnie 8:19:51
2 Alonso-Mckernan, Clemente 8:27:56
3 Hecht, Mathias 8:30:26
4 Viennot, Cyril 8:36:02
5 Aigroz, Mike 8:38:21
1 Thürig, Karin 9:03:26
2 Marsh, Amy 9:11:36
3 Csomor, Erika 9:36:59
4 Rohrbach, Regula 9:42:18
5 Patt, Sandra 10:08:46
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