Frenchman Sylvain Sudrie and Great Britain’s Jodie Swallow both reclaimed their world titles.
Swallow crossed the finish line in 4:23:29, nearly 20 minutes ahead of the runner-up.
Great Britain's Jodie Swallow stopped by the Triathlete house for a candid, honest chat with Michael Lovato ahead of Saturday's race.
Swallow sat down with Triathlete to give an update on her season, which has been plagued with health issues.
Jodie Swallow dominated the swim, bike and run in Buffalo City.
Swallow has been unstoppable in Buffalo City.
The 2010 70.3 world champion chats about her Kona race strategy, minimizing her weaknesses and what she'll consider a successful race.
Great Britain's Jodie Swallow, a former 70.3 world champion, believes the most important element is how fit you are on race day.
Ironman 70.3 Panama, which serves as the Latin American Pro Championship, will take place for the second time on Sunday, Feb. 3.
The favorites face the media and the looming 200km bike leg.
Jodie Swallow talks to Triathlete.com about her goals for 2011, which include becoming the best all-around triathlete possible.
Both Belgium’s Frederik Van Lierde and Great Britain’s Jodie Swallow took the leads early on and held them throughout the race in Buffalo City to claim the Ironman 70.3 South Africa titles on Sunday afternoon.
Germany’s Michael Raelert became the first athlete to repeat on the Clearwater course, while Great Britain’s Jodie Swallow led the women’s race from start to finish to take her first Ironman World Championship 70.3 title.