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Wisconsin’s state capital, Madison provided a stunning backdrop for athletes from around the world on Sunday at the 2018 Ironman Wisconsin triathlon. American Linsey Corbin took the top honors, putting together a 1:01:16 swim, a 4:59:01 bike, and a 3:04:52 marathon to take the win in a new course record time of 9:12:39. Jennie Hansen (USA) finished in second with a time of 9:47:06, while Katie Thomas (USA) rounded out the podium in third with a time of 9:50:12.
“Special day for me,” Corbin wrote on Instagram.”Not only taking the win but setting a new bike & course record at Ironman Wisconsin. I came here with the goal of having fun, testing out some changes I’ve made on the bike & racing this bucket list event. It was a day I’ll never forget. Thank you so much to my incredible TEAM – who makes days like this possible. Thank you to Madison for putting on one heck of an event. Thank you to everyone for the cheers & race day. And of course, @corbinbrands [her husband] – for everything.”
2018 Ironman Wisconsin
Madison, Wisc. – Sept. 9, 2018
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run
1. Linsey Corbin (USA) 9:12:39
2. Jennie Hansen (USA) 9:47:06
3. Katie Thomas (USA) 9:50:12
4. Lenny Ramsey (NED) 9:54:57
5. Robin Pomeroy (USA) 9:59:08