Dreitz, Ryf On Top At Ironman 70.3 Mallorca
Germany's Andreas Dreitz and Switzerland's Daniela Ryf claimed the victories at Saturday's Ironman 70.3 Mallorca in Spain.
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Germany’s Andreas Dreitz and Switzerland’s Daniela Ryf claimed the victories at Saturday’s Ironman 70.3 Mallorca in Spain. The men’s race was a close one, with the entire podium finishing within a few minutes of each other. Dreitz put together a 22:43 swim, a 2:10:14 bike and a 1:19:06 half-marathon to earn the 3:56:48 victory. Sweden’s Patrik Nilsson finished second at 3:59:12, with Germany’s David McNamee rounding out the top three at 3:59:43. Ryf dominated the women’s race, posting a 23:14 swim, a 2:29:31 bike and a 1:20:01 run to earn the 4:17:25 victory. Julia Gajer (GER) crossed the finish line in second at 4:26:53, while Yvonne Van Vlerken was third at 4:29:03.
Ironman 70.3 Mallorca
Mallorca, Spain – May 9, 2015
1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
1. Andreas Dreitz (GER) 3:56:48
2. Patrik Nilsson (SWE) 3:59:12
3. David McNamee (GER) 3:59:43
4. Artem Parienko (RUS) 4:00:54
5. Patrick Lange (GER) 4:01:33
1. Daniela Ryf (SUI) 4:17:25
2. Julia Gajer (GER) 4:26:53
3. Yvonne Van Vlerken (NED) 4:29:03
4. Tine Deckers (BEL) 4:33:23
5. Michelle Vesterby (DEN) 4:34:22