Manocchio, Chura Win Ironman Fortaleza

Brazil's Guilherme Manocchio and the United States' Haley Chura earned breakthrough wins at today's Ironman Forteleza in Brazil.

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Brazil’s Guilherme Manocchio and the United States’ Haley Chura earned breakthrough wins at today’s Ironman Forteleza in Brazil.

Manocchio took the home race thanks to a 52:20 swim, a 4:32:09 bike and a 3:02:22 marathon. Those splits added up to an 8:30:15 victory. Spain’s Eneko Llanos spent a good chunk of the day up front, but he ultimately struggled on the run and had to settle for second in 8:32:02. Brazil’s Thiago Vinhal was the only man to turn in a sub-three hour marathon (2:58:18), giving him the third spot on the podium in 8:52:55.

Chura dominated the women’s field, putting together a 51:52 swim, a 4:57:46 bike and a 3:15:59 marathon for the 9:09:20 victory. Brazil’s Ariane Monticeli finished second, with American Jesse Donavan grabbing third.

Ironman Fortaleza
Fortaleza, Brazil – Nov. 9, 2014
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run

1. Guilherme Manocchio (BRA) 8:30:16
2. Eneko Llanos (ESP) 8:32:03
3. Thiago Vinhal (BRA) 8:52:55
4. Stefan Schmid (GER) 8:58:09
5. Frank Silvestrin Souza (BRA) 8:58:55

1. Haley Chura (USA) 9:09:20
2. Ariane Monticeli (BRA) 9:41:55
3. Jessie Donavan (USA) 9:51:33
4. Mette Moe Pettersen (NOR) 9:58:51
5. Caroline Gregory (USA) 10:06:48

Complete results.

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