Keat dominates and Appleton runs to victory at Ironman 70.3 Canberra
Australia’s Samuel Appleton and James Hodge led the swim today at Ironman 70.3 Canberra, and from there Appleton shadowed Hodge who rode 2:13:18 to enter T2 first. However, Appleton sat just two seconds behind along with Australia’s Michael Fox. Appleton then broke away from Hodge and Fox. By the 7 km mark he led the race by 55 seconds over Fox, and he stayed out front, finishing with a 1:14:36 run to earn a 3:54:54 victory.
Top 5 Men
Australia’s Rebekah Keat dominated the Ironman 70.3 Canberra women’s race right from the start. She posted top splits in all categories – 26:53 swim, 2:28:25 bike, and a 1:26:41 run to finish in 4:25:58.
Top 5 Women
|MOSLEY, Polly||United Kingdom||04:40:56||4|
|SLACK, Jacqui||United Kingdom||04:41:54||5|