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Zwift Tri Battle Royale in pictures: Frodeno and Sanders solid in the swim

The race is on at the Tri Battle Royale

Photo by: tri-battle.com

Two of the sport’s biggest names, Jan Frodeno and Lionel Sanders are competing today at the Zwift Tri Battle Royale – a full-distance race in Allgau, Germany set up perfectly for a world-best attempt. 

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Here are some photos from the first leg of the race:

Psyching up before the start – Jan Frodeno. Photo: tri-battle.com

 

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They’re off. Photo: tri-battle.com

 

Sanders stayed as close as he could … Photo: tri-battle.com

 

 

But it wasn’t long before Frodeno pulled clear.

 

 

Frodeno came out of the water in 45:58. Photo: tri-battle.com

 

Sanders would have his best full-distance swim ever – 50:58. Photo: tri-battle.com