Matt Hanson (USA) and Jodie Robertson (USA) battled their to the top of the podium with impressive victories at Saturday’s 2017 Memorial Herman Ironman North American Championship Texas triathlon. Hanson smashed his own course record finishing in 07:52:44, while Robertson claimed the title with a time of 8:56:32—both receiving automatic bids to this year’s Ironman World Championship.
Ronnie Schildknecht (CHE) finished in second place for the men with a time of 7:56:21 while Tyler Butterfield (BER) rounded out the podium in third with a time of 7:58:29, respectively. On the women’s side, Michaela Herlbauer (AUT) finished second with a time of 8:59:31 and Maja Stage-Nielsen (DEN) finished third with a total time of 9:01:00.
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