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    With less that 6 miles to go on the bike, Frederiksen and Brandon continue to ride to with Lidbury in third +1:23. Naeth is riding in fourth +3:30 and Barnett and Piampiano looking at over five minutes of the leaders pace.
    TOP 10 Pro Men - Thru 56-Mile Bike Finish

    1 2:24:38 33 David Giardini ITA
    2 2:32:18 7:40 3 Greg Bennett AUS
    3 2:32:25 7:47 4 Lionel Sanders CAN
    4 2:32:26 7:48 12 Evert Scheltinga NLD
    5 2:32:28 7:50 20 Cody Beals CAN
    6 2:32:29 7:52 2 Andy Potts USA
    7 2:32:34 7:56 21 Raul Tejada GTM
    8 2:34:35 9:57 7 Matthew Russell USA
    9 2:35:00 10:22 31 Mikolaj Luft POL
    At 0.67 miles of the run Girardini has the lead but a hungry pack of six are hunting him down and clawing back time on the leader.

    1 2:29:39 33 David Giardini ITA
    2 2:36:49 7:10 2 Andy Potts USA
    3 2:36:49 7:10 4 Lionel Sanders CAN
    4 2:36:49 7:10 20 Cody Beals CAN
    5 2:36:59 7:20 12 Evert Scheltinga NLD
    6 2:37:03 7:24 3 Greg Bennett AUS
    7 2:37:13 7:34 21 Raul Tejada GTM
    Giardini leads at 1:3 miles but his pace is (5:55 per mile) is no match for Sanders and Potts who are now leading the charge towards the leader at 5:15 per mile pace.

    1 2:33:29 33 David Giardini ITA
    2 2:40:22 6:54 4 Lionel Sanders CAN
    3 2:40:22 6:54 2 Andy Potts USA
    4 2:40:23 6:54 20 Cody Beals CAN
    5 2:40:38 7:10 3 Greg Bennett AUS
    6 2:40:54 7:26 12 Evert Scheltinga NLD
    7 2:41:00 7:32 21 Raul Tejada GTM

    Frederiksen is the first women off the bike with Brandon trailing the leader by 37 seconds. Lidbury is next into transition, +1:02.
    At 4.3 miles, Giardini's lead is now down to 4:37 with Sanders now leading the charge to the front. Potts and Beals are running in third, +4:43 and +4:46 off the pace.


    At 1.3 miles, Frederiksen has stretched out her lead to 1:56 and 1:57 on Lidbury and Brandon and 4:39 on Naeth.

    TOP 8 Pro Women - Thru Run Split 2 - 1.34 miles

    1 2:55:50 46 Helle Frederiksen DNK
    2 2:57:45 1:56 45 Emma-Kate Lidbury GBR
    3 2:57:47 1:57 53 Lauren Brandon USA
    4 3:00:29 4:39 50 Angela Naeth CAN
    5 3:02:25 6:36 48 Sarah Piampiano USA
    6 3:02:49 6:59 56 Beth Shutt USA
    7 3:03:14 7:24 52 Lauren Barnett USA
    8 3:04:31 8:41 60 Kaitlin Anelauskas USA
    Men's podium:

    1 3:45:39 4 Lionel Sanders CAN
    2 3:47:22 1:44 2 Andy Potts USA
    3 3:48:21 2:43 20 Cody Beals CAN
    At 8.7 miles into the run, Naeth (+6:02) has run her way into second but is still surrenders time to the fleet footed Frederiksen, while Lidbury is looking a +6:12 and running clear in third.
    TOP 7 Pro Women - Thru Run Split 8 - 8.78 miles

    1 3:40:47 46 Helle Frederiksen DNK
    2 3:46:49 6:02 50 Angela Naeth CAN
    3 3:46:59 6:12 45 Emma-Kate Lidbury GBR
    4 3:49:58 9:11 53 Lauren Brandon USA
    5 3:51:20 10:33 48 Sarah Piampiano USA
    6 3:52:10 11:23 56 Beth Shutt USA
    7 3:52:23 11:36 49 Kelly Williamson USA
    At 9.5 miles, Frederiksen looks like she has put her race on cruise control as Naeth continues to run +6:05 back, while Lidbury slips further off the pace and looking at +6:44.
    Final few km's and the focus is still rigid with nutrition not being compromised. Girl's done good! #IM703Texas #BP

    TOP 6 Pro Women - Thru Run Split 10 - 10.12 miles

    1 3:49:01 46 Helle Frederiksen DNK
    2 3:55:07 6:07 50 Angela Naeth CAN
    3 3:56:14 7:14 45 Emma-Kate Lidbury GBR
    4 3:59:34 10:34 53 Lauren Brandon USA
    5 4:00:14 11:14 48 Sarah Piampiano USA
    6 4:00:32 11:32 49 Kelly Williamson USA
    Frederiksen is within a mile of winning the title here in Texas with Naeth running in second, +6:10.
    Helle Frederiksen is your 2015 Ironman 70.3 Texas women's champion in a finishing time of 4:07:52.
    Taking home first place for the women is @helle_f ! #IM703Texas

    Angela Naeth is next women to cross the line 4:13:50.
    Women's podium:


    1 4:07:52 46 Helle Frederiksen DNK
    2 4:13:50 5:58 50 Angela Naeth CAN
    3 4:17:58 10:07 45 Emma-Kate Lidbury GBR
    TOP 10 Pro Men - Finish

    1 3:45:39 4 Lionel Sanders CAN
    2 3:47:22 1:44 2 Andy Potts USA
    3 3:48:21 2:43 20 Cody Beals CAN
    4 3:51:29 5:51 33 David Giardini ITA
    5 3:55:19 9:41 25 Barrett Brandon USA
    6 3:56:41 11:03 3 Greg Bennett AUS
    7 3:57:06 11:27 36 Eric Limkemann USA
    8 3:57:23 11:45 21 Raul Tejada GTM
    9 3:57:57 12:19 16 Robert Wade IRL
    10 3:59:24 13:46 15 Brad Williams USA
    TOP 10 Pro Women - Finish

    1 4:07:52 46 Helle Frederiksen DNK
    2 4:13:50 5:58 50 Angela Naeth CAN
    3 4:17:58 10:07 45 Emma-Kate Lidbury GBR
    4 4:18:39 10:47 49 Kelly Williamson USA
    5 4:20:19 12:28 48 Sarah Piampiano USA
    6 4:21:03 13:11 56 Beth Shutt USA
    7 4:21:28 13:37 53 Lauren Brandon USA
    8 4:24:37 16:46 52 Lauren Barnett USA
    9 4:27:20 19:28 70 Alice Hector GBR
    10 4:28:41 20:50 72 Christina Jackson USA

    Sanders and Frederiksen Too Tough in Texas

    IRONMAN.comLionel Sanders played to his strengths on the bike and run while Helle Frederiksen knocked off another dominating performance as the pair claimed the wins at the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN 70.3 Texas.
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