Events

2018 Ironman 70.3 Florianópolis

Brazil's own Igor Amorelli and Pamella Oliveira claimed the victories at Sunday's Ironman 70.3 Florianópolis.

Brazil’s own Igor Amorelli and Pamella Oliveira claimed the victories at Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Florianópolis.

Amorelli used his powerful cycling abilities to build a nearly five-minute lead to start the run. Despite not having the fastest half-marathon of the day, Amorelli’s lead was more than enough to put him across the finish line in first place at 3:46:46. The United States’ Tim O’Donnell finished second at 3:50:22, with Brazil’s Iuri Vinuto using a blistering run to round out the podium in 3:51:49.

Though Oliveira led from wire to wire, it wasn’t a dominating victory. Her 24:24 swim, 2:28:54 bike, and 1:25:54 half-marathon put her across the finish line at 4:23:03, just 11 seconds ahead of Brazil’s Bruna Mahn at 4:24:14. It was an all-Brazilian podium, with Beatriz Neres claiming third in 4:23:59.

2018 2018 Ironman 70.3 Florianópolis
Florianópolis, Brazil – April 22, 2018
1.2-4 mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run

Men
1. Igor Amorelli (BRA) 3:46:46
2. Tim O’Donnell (USA) 3:50:22
3. Iuri Vinuto (BRA) 3:51:49
4. Santiago Ascenco (BRA) 3:52:58
5. Fernando Toldi (BRA) 3:54:20

Women
1. Pamella Oliveira (BRA) 4:23:03
2. Bruna Mahn (BRA) 4:23:14
3. Beatriz Neres (BRA) 4:23:59
4. Luiza Cravo (BRA) 4:24:38
5. Nicole Valentine (USA) 4:32:41

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