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Australian Nicholas Kastelein took the first Ironman victory of his career and he did it in a dominating style. On the women’s side, strong swimmer Celine Schaerer of Switzerland led the race right from the start as expected and managed a five-minute lead out of the water. She didn’t struggle at all during the bike and run, and was focused enough to bring her first Ironman victory home. Read the recap at Ironman.com.
2017 Ironman Switzerland
Zurich, Switzerland – July 30, 2017
2.4-mile, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run
1. Nicholas Kastelein (AUS) 8:13:28
2. Ruedi Wild (SUI) 8:20:37
3. Jan Van Berkel (SUI) 8:26:51
4. Samuel Huerzeler (SUI) 8:31:37
5. Daniel Fontana (SUI) 8:36:06
1. Celine Schaerer (SUI) 9:23:02
2. Tine Holst (DEN) 9:37:44
3. Martina Kunz (SUI) 9:40:08
4. Els Visser (NED) 9:52:21
5. Regula Rohrbach (SUI) 9:54:18