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Ribeiro and Monforte are Ultraman World Champions

Sudbury's Michael Coughlin finishes second.

Alexandre Ribeiro of Brazil and Amber Monforte of the USA won Ultraman World Championship titles today in Hawaii.

Ribeiro, trailed Sweden’s Jonas Colting by 15 minutes, and Sudbury’s Michael Coughlin by 8 minutes heading into the third and final day of the race which culminated with a double marathon. Colting ended up dropping out, and Ribeiro passed Coughlin to win his fifth Ultraman World Championship with a total time of 22:09:54. Coughlin followed for an impressive second place finish with a time of 22:19:08. Slovenia’s Miro Kregar ran the 84 km course in 6:24:10 to finish third.

With in a lead of over two hours in her back pocket heading into the 84 km run, Monforte still covered the run course in 7:50:27 to defend her Ultraman World title in 24:42:02.

Men

1 Alexandre Ribeiro  22:09:54 Рswim 2:47:29, bike1 5:06:24, bike 2 7:45:22, run 6:30:39

2 Michael Coughlin CAN 22:19:08 – 2:56:39, 4:50:19, 7:44:23, 6:47:47

3 Miro Kregar 23:33:11 – 3:17:48, 5:47:58, 8:03:15, 6:24:10

15 Martin Raymond CAN 30:09:32 – 2:35:47, 6:38:18, 11:24:07, 9:31:20

Women

1 Amber Monforte 24:42:02 – 2:54:58, 5:25:33, 8:31:04, 7:50:27

2 Vanuza Maciel 28:30:32 – 3:25:29, 6:18:36, 10:19:58, 8:26:29

3 Consuela Lively 29:35:25 –¬† 3:37:31, 6:31:46, 10:20:30, 9:05:38

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