Javier Gomez and Lesley Paterson win the 2012 XTERRA World Championship
Brent McMahon and Magali Tisseyre both finish sixth.
Spain’s Javier Gomez came to Maui with low expectations and just to have fun but he came away with an XTERRA World Championship in his XTERRA debut. Gomez completed the 1.5 km ocean swim in 19:06, mountain biked 30.25 km in 1:27:20, and ran the final 10 km in 37:54 to take the win in 2:26:54.
Javier Gomez Pre-race Interview
Scotland’s Lesley Paterson won her second XTERRA World title in a row thanks to leading splits on the bike and run. She covered the bike course in 1:36:02, and ran 40:51 to win in 2:44:12.
Lesley Paterson Pre-race Interview
1. Javier Gomez ESP 02:26:54
2. Josiah Middaugh USA 02:27:41
3. Conrad Stoltz RSA 02:30:04
4. Leonardo Chacon CRC 02:30:19
5. Victor Del Corral ESP 02:30:24
6. Brent McMahon CAN 02:30:56
1. Lesley Paterson GBR 02:44:12
2. Barbara Riveros CHI 02:48:19
3. Mari Rabie RSA 02:53:56
4. Heather Jackson USA 02:54:13
5. Jacqui Slack UK 02:55:19
6. Magali Tisseyre St-Sauveur, CAN 03:01:11
12. Danelle Kabush Calgary, CAN 03:05:17
13. Melanie McQuaid Victoria, CAN 03:07:29
14. Brandi Heisterman Brackendale, CAN 03:07:39
15. Katie Button Collingwood, CAN 03:19:50
Canadian Age Groupers:
Maya Munznar – 3rd W15-19
Kristin Tamburrino – 1st W35-39
Dan Smith – second M45-49
Mike Cabigon GOLD in the CEO Division
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