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Great Britain’s own Daniel Halksworth and Lucy Gossage claimed the victories at today’s Ironman UK in Bolton, England.
Halksworth was first out of the swim in 43:59, second off of the bike with a split time of 5:42:56 and first at the finish line thanks to a 3:01:20 marathon, claiming an overall time of 8:45:48. British Ironman veteran Stephen Bayliss finished second in 8:49:25. Joe Skipper made it an all-British podium thanks to a 2:57:11 marathon.
Gossage dominated from start to finish with a 52:30 swim, 5:22:13 bike and a 3:10:22 marathon, giving her the 9:29:12 win. Great Britain’s Joanna Carritt finished second 36 minutes later, with Amy Forshaw (GBR) rounding out the top three.
Bolton, England, Great Britain – Aug. 4, 2013
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run
1. Daniel Halksworth (GBR) 8:45:48
2. Stephen Bayliss (GBR) 8:49:25
3. Joe Skipper (GBR) 8:51:49
4. Scott Neyedli (GBR) 8:53:15
5. Joel Jameson (GBR) 8:59:36
1. Lucy Gossage (GBR) 9:29:12
2. Joanna Carritt (GBR) 10:05:17
3. Amy Forshaw (GBR) 10:28:27
4. Bella Bayliss (GBR) 10:34:34
*Sarah Morwood (GBR) 10:56:03
*Age–grouper with top-five overall finish time
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