2018 IM 70.3 World Champs – Women’s Race

The women kicked off an exciting weekend of racing in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.

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Switzerland’s Daniela Ryf came to Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa as the heavy favorite to defend her title—and she didn’t disappoint. Though she was pushed all the way to the finish line by 2017 Ironman World Championship runner-up Lucy Charles (GBR), her 24:25 swim, 2:15:28 bike, and 1:17:00 run put her across the finish line as the victor in an impressive 4:01:13. Read the complete recap here.

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