Jacobs had been knocking on the door after Kona last October, when he finished ninth and posted the fastest run split at 2:41.
In a day of heat, wind and carnage, Frederick Van Lierde of Belgium won the men’s race and Julie Dibens of Great Britain won the women’s race of the second annual Abu Dhabi International Triathlon on Saturday.
Had enough images of the Ironman World Championship? Of course not! Here's another gallery with more of the highlights of Saturday's Kona race.