Will Clarke & Helle Frederiksen win Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote Romain Guillaume 3rd, Axel Zeebroek 9th - 20 September 2014
The red squad of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team was well represented in Lanzarote with 4 athletes at the start line: Helle Frederiksen, Will Clarke, Romain Guillaume and Axel Zeebroek.
In the men's race, Will Clarke (GBR: 04:04:16) took the win in a close battle with Victor Del Corral (ESP: 04:04:22) and his team mate Romain Guillaume coming in third (FRA: 04:06:53).
In the women's race, our Hy-vee US Champion, Helle Frederiksen (DEN: 04:29:58) dominated from start to finish smashing the course record by 10 minutes. Lucy Gossage (GBR: 04:50:04) came second more than 20 minutes behind Frederiksen, while Nicole Woysch (GER: 05:03:28) came third with a gap of 33 minutes on our winner.
Bart Aernouts finished 8th in the Subaru Ironman 70.3 World Championship Mont Tremblant, Will Clarke 10th, Helle Frederiksen did not finish - 08 September 2014
Today Mont Tremblant in Quebec was the scenery of the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. With an amazing world class field, it became the clash of the titans. The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team was present with 3 athletes: Bart Aernouts and Will Clarke finished respectively 8th and 10th, while Helle Frederiksen withdrew after losing her podium chances due to a penalty call.
In the men's competition, the race is won by Javier Gomez (ESP: 03:41:30), followed by Jan Frodeno (GER: 03:42:11) and Tim Don (GBR: 03:44:38). We notice two world Olympic-distance champs along with an Olympic gold medalist on the podium.
In the women's field, the rising star, Daniela Ryf (SUI:04:09:19) takes the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, after winning the Ironman 70.3 European Championship in Wiesbaden and the Ironman of Copenhagen earlier this year. Jodie Swallow (GBR: 04:11:43) took the silver medal on 2:24 of Ryf, while Heather Wurtele (CAN: 4:14:55) got bronze with a gap of 5:36 on Ryf.