Photos: Hawaii Ironman World Championships 2022 Women’s Pro Race

Day one of the 2022 Hawaii Ironman World Championships was a historic first, as the pro women—along with age-group women and some male age groupers—were given their own day to race. And the pros didn’t disappoint with some of the closest head-to-head racing the Big Island has ever seen.

At the end of the day, Kona rookie, mom, and American Chelsea Sodaro wrote her name in the history books by becoming the first American woman to win IMWC in over a quarter of a century. Behind her, Lucy Charles-Barclay (GBR) added another second-place IMWC finish to her resume (her fourth) and Germany’s Anne Haug rounded out the podium in third.

Check out our pro women’s gallery below to see how the action unfolded.

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