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IRONMAN 70.3 Latin American Championship Brazil

    Pro Women's Field

    68 ANA LIDIA BORBA ELITE F BRA
    55 ARIANE MONTICELI ELITE F BRA
    62 BRUNA MAHN ELITE F BRA
    51 CAROLINA FURRIELA ELITE F BRA
    52 HALEY CHURA ELITE F USA
    63 HELLE FREDERIKSEN ELITE F DNK
    59 KIRSTY JAHN ELITE F CAN
    58 KRISTIN MOELLER ELITE F DEU
    64 MARIANA ANDRADE ELITE F BRA
    67 PAMELA TASTETS ELITE F CHL
    56 RACHEL JOYCE ELITE F GBR
    57 RICARDA LISK ELITE F DEU
    65 RUTH BRENNAN MORREY ELITE F USA
    54 SOFIE GOOS ELITE F BEL
    53 VALENTINA CARVALHO ELITE F CHL
    66 VANESSA GIANINNI ELITE F BRA
    Pro Men's Field

    1 TIM DON GBR
    2 TIMOTHY ODONNELL USA
    3 IGOR AMORELLI BRA
    4 SANTIAGO ASCENÇO BRA
    5 GUILHERME MANOCCHIO BRA
    6 JEREMY JURKIEWICZ FRA
    7 LUIZ FRANCISCO FERREIRA BRA
    8 PIETER HEEMERYCK BEL
    9 EDIVANIO MONTEIRO BRA
    10 FLAVIO QUEIROGA BRA
    11 FABIO CARVALHO BRA
    12 FELIPE MANENTE BRA
    13 FRANCISCO VIANA NETO BRA
    14 FRANK SILVESTRIN BRA
    15 GUSTAVO SLAIB BRA
    16 GUTO ANTUNES BRA
    17 HENRIQUE OLIVEIRA BRA
    18 JONATHAN SHEARON USA
    19 JUSTIN METZLER USA
    20 KAROL DZALAJ SVK
    21 MARCEL BISCHOF DEU
    22 MARIO DE ELIAS ARG
    23 MATIC MODIC SVN
    24 MICHAEL WEISS AUT
    25 PATRIK NILSSON SWE
    26 RAUL FURTADO BRA
    27 RICHIE CUNNINGHAM AUS
    28 ROBERTO RIVERA CHL
    29 RODRIGO SEPULVEDA CHL
    31 THIAGO VINHAL BRA
    32 TYLER BUTTERFIELD BMU
    33 ADRIANO SACCHETTO BRA
    34 ALMIR MARTINS BRA
    35 BRUNO PAIS PRT
    36 CAIO FERREIRA BRA
    37 DANIEL FONTANA ITA
    38 IURI VINUTO BRA
    Below is Brazil’s Igor Amorelli. He is another Brazilian who grew up eyeing Ironman Brazil. A dream came to fruition for Amorelli last year when he won Ironman Florianópolis, Brazil. Amorelli has an early 2015 season win recorded at Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico to his credit.
    by Mundotri - Triathlon via twitter edited by Shawn Skene 4/4/2015 7:19:36 PM
    Brazil's Ariane Montiiceli, Vanessa Gianinni and Carol Furriela are the local favorites, but will see tough challenges from Rachel Joyce (GBR) and 2014 Ironman Florianópolis, Haley Chura (USA) - all seen below. Not in the photo, but will be formidable foes will be Sofie Goos (BEL), Hele Frederiksen (DNK), Valentina Carvalho (CHL). Note: Angela Duncan (Naeth) (CAN) is on the start list but is a scratch from the race.

    Carol Furriela: "Last year I was second place in this race and I am feeling very good this year as well. I never raced with such high level of athletes This year I am 100% focused in races in Brazil to try to qualify for next year 70.3 World Champs"

    Fabio Carvalho, champion of the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Foz do Iguacu

    Vanessa Gianini: "This race will be the strongest we ever had in Brazil. We have so many girls that could win the race... I hope I can do a good one"

    Race start time: Sunday, April 5: 6:45 a.m. BRT – 5:45 a.m. EST
    The men and women's pro races have just started.

    Single loop 1.9 km swim

    3ª largada do dia. Amadores, os donos da festa! #IM703BRASILIA #golonger #mizunobr #midiaoficial #DOIT3WAYS

    Pro men's field:

    1 TIM DON M GBR
    2 TIMOTHY ODONNELL M USA
    3 IGOR AMORELLI M BRA
    4 SANTIAGO ASCENÇO M BRA
    5 GUILHERME MANOCCHIO M BRA
    6 JEREMY JURKIEWICZ M FRA
    7 LUIZ FRANCISCO FERREIRA M BRA
    8 PIETER HEEMERYCK M BEL
    9 EDIVANIO MONTEIRO M BRA
    10 FLAVIO QUEIROGA M BRA
    11 FABIO CARVALHO M BRA
    12 FELIPE MANENTE M BRA
    13 FRANCISCO VIANA NETO M BRA
    14 FRANK SILVESTRIN M BRA
    15 GUSTAVO SLAIB M BRA
    16 GUTO ANTUNES M BRA
    17 HENRIQUE OLIVEIRA M BRA
    18 JONATHAN SHEARON M USA
    19 JUSTIN METZLER M USA
    20 KAROL DZALAJ M SVK
    21 MARCEL BISCHOF M DEU
    22 MARIO DE ELIAS M ARG
    23 MATIC MODIC M SVN
    24 MICHAEL WEISS M AUT
    25 PATRIK NILSSON M SWE
    26 RAUL FURTADO M BRA
    27 RICHIE CUNNINGHAM M AUS
    28 ROBERTO RIVERA M CHL
    29 RODRIGO SEPULVEDA M CHL
    31 THIAGO VINHAL M BRA
    32 TYLER BUTTERFIELD M BMU
    33 ADRIANO SACCHETTO M BRA
    34 ALMIR MARTINS M BRA
    35 BRUNO PAIS M PRT
    36 CAIO FERREIRA M BRA
    37 DANIEL FONTANA M ITA
    38 IURI VINUTO M BRA
    Six men have exited the water within 10 seconds of each other:

    34 Almir Martins 24:15.25 Bra 1 +0:00.0
    7 Luiz Francisco Ferreira 24:17.95 Bra 2 +0:02.7
    2 Timothy Odonnell 24:20.27 Usa 3 +0:05.0
    38 Iuri Vinuto 24:21.25 Bra 4 +0:06.0
    3 Igor Amorelli 24:24.68 Bra 5 +0:09.4
    1 Tim Don 24:25.03 Gbr 6 +0:09.8

    3 lap bike course

    At 28 km's, #IM703Brasilia @TOinTRI has a 30 second leads on @igoramorelli and @TOinTRI while @santitri is riding fourth, +1:00
    #IM703Brasilia @helle_f enjoys a 3:30 advantage over @haleychura as the lead pair complete the first of three laps of the bike.
    The top seven men have gone through 39 km's with O'Donnell showing the way. The American has a 30 second lead on Amorelli and Don, while Butterfield and Acsenco are just a minute off the pace.
    Men at 39 km's:

    2 Timothy Odonnell 1:20:02.16 Usa 1 +0:00.0
    3 Igor Amorelli 1:20:34.06 Bra 2 +0:31.9
    1 Tim Don 1:20:35.04 Gbr 3 +0:32.9
    32 Tyler Butterfield 1:21:11.37 Bmu 4 +1:09.2
    4 Santiago Ascenço 1:21:12.97 Bra 5 +1:10.8
    37 Daniel Fontana 1:22:24.32 Ita 6 +2:22.2
    6 Jeremy Jurkiewicz 1:22:26.47 Fra 7 +2:24.3
    5 Guilherme Manocchio 1:22:27.92 Bra 8 +2:25.8
    7 Luiz Francisco Ferreira 1:22:28.76 Bra 9 +2:26.6
    At 55 km's, are spotters have reported that O'Donnell has opened up his lead to +1:10 on a chase pack of four that contains Amorelli, Butterfield, Don and Acsenco.
    Women at 39 km's:

    63 Helle Frederiksen 1:26:24.95 Dnk 1
    52 Haley Chura 1:31:00.88 Usa 2
    54 Sofie Goos 1:33:09.64 Bel 3
    57 Ricarda Lisk 1:34:42.86 Deu 4
    55 Ariane Monticeli 1:36:33.34 Bra 5
    51 Carolina Furriela 1:36:35.82 Bra 6
    62 Bruna Mahn 1:38:18.72 Bra 7
    66 Vanessa Gianinni 1:38:20.52 Bra 8
    65 Ruth Brennan Morrey 1:39:33.99 Usa 9
    58 Kristin Moeller 1:39:34.76 Deu 10
    67 Pamela Tastets 1:39:35.45 Chl 11
    59 Kirsty Jahn 1:41:10.31 Can 12
    Frederiksen is pulling away from the field and now has Chura at +5:30 with no sight of the third place women at 55 km.
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