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Slovania’s Jaroslav Kovacic and the United States’ Lisa Roberts earned the victories at the third running of the iron-distance Challenge Venice triathlon on Sunday. Kovacic earned the victory thanks to a solid marathon that propelled him past super cyclist Cameron Wurf (AUS). Roberts kept herself near the front for the entire race before finishing her day with a strong marathon to build a gap of more than 20 minutes.
2018 Challenge Venice Triathlon
Venice, Italy – June 3, 2018
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run
1. Jaroslav Kovacic (SLO) 8:06:45
2. Cameron Wurf (AUS) 8:15:12
3. Dylan McNeice (NZL) 8:23:19
1. Lisa Roberts (USA) 9:18:58
2. Jenny Nae (SWE) 9:39:10
3. Pleuni Hooijam (NED) 10:06:37