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  • Heather Wurtele is about 45 sec behind Kaye in 4th, and she's no slacker on the run.
  • Frodeno has hit the turn-around and is on his way back to town. #IM703WC
  • Sebastian Kienle has moved into 2nd 3:00 back, Boecherer 3:21 back.
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  • Top 10 Women Run Start:

    1 101 Ryf, Daniela (SUI) PRO Bahrain Endurance... 02:48:43
    2 108 Beranek, Anja (GER) PRO TV Erlangen +04:10 02:52:53
    3 105 Tisseyre, Magali (CAN) PRO +08:05 02:56:48
    4 107 Kaye, Alicia (USA) PRO +08:21 02:57:04
    5 103 Wurtele, Heather (CAN) PRO +09:28 02:58:11
    6 128 Lawrence, Holly (GBR) PRO +10:44 02:59:27
    7 102 Kessler, Meredith (USA) PRO +11:06 02:59:49
    8 140 Deckers, Tine (BEL) PRO TDL +11:50 03:00:33
    9 135 Bilham, Emma (SUI) PRO Tri Team Pully +12:40 03:01:23
    10 133 Butterfield, Nikki (AUS) PRO +13:29 03:02:12
  • Top 8 Men Run Km 7.1:

    1 4 Frodeno, Jan (GER) PRO LAZ Saarbruecken 02:58:59
    2 11 Kienle, Sebastian (GER) PRO Bahrain Endurance... +03:01 03:02:00
    3 26 Boecherer, Andi (GER) PRO TriTeam Kaiserstu... +03:21 03:02:20
    4 28 Dreitz, Andreas (GER) PRO +03:25 03:02:24
    5 1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) PRO Cuidade De Lugo F... +04:26 03:03:25
    6 5 Raelert, Michael (GER) PRO TriZack +05:21 03:04:20
    7 17 Wild, Ruedi (SUI) PRO +06:05 03:05:04
    8 38 Van Berkel, Jan (SUI) PRO Impuls Triathlon ... +06:05 03:05:04
  • The top men's splits at 7 km: Gomez is running the quickest...

    Gomez 23:55
    Frodeno 24:12
    Kienle 24:34
    Raelert 25:03
    Böcherer 27:12
    Dreitz 28:03
  • Gomez is running the fastest of the top men. He is in 3rd now, just passed Boecherer. As Tim Don said before the race, "If you had half of Usain Bolt and half Mo Farah, you'd have Gomez."
  • Frodeno just walked through an aid station. He very well might be just cooling the engine...#IM703WC
  • Kaye has passed Tisseyre for third at around 2km. #IM703WC
  • Gomez is making up 8-10 seconds a km on Frodeno, and with Jan walking some of the aid stations, the defending champion is really putting the pressure on. #IM703WC
  • Women at 3k: Ryf, Beranek 5:00 back, Kaye at 8:45 back, Tisseyre at 8:45, and Wurtele 9:45.
  • The splits for the men at 11.8 km

    Frodeno 41:11
    Kienle 41:13
    Gomez 40:06
    Böcherer 45:12
    Raelert 42:07
    Dreitz 47:07
  • Some action from the women's race: Alicia Kaye.

  • Top 10 Men run through 11.8 km:

    1 4 Frodeno, Jan (GER) PRO LAZ Saarbruecken 03:15:58
    2 11 Kienle, Sebastian (GER) PRO Bahrain Endurance... +02:41 03:18:39
    3 1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) PRO Cuidade De Lugo F... +03:38 03:19:36
    4 26 Boecherer, Andi (GER) PRO TriTeam Kaiserstu... +04:22 03:20:20
    5 5 Raelert, Michael (GER) PRO TriZack +05:26 03:21:24
    6 28 Dreitz, Andreas (GER) PRO +05:30 03:21:28
    7 38 Van Berkel, Jan (SUI) PRO Impuls Triathlon ... +06:48 03:22:46
    8 17 Wild, Ruedi (SUI) PRO +07:02 03:23:00
    9 6 Aernouts, Bart (BEL) PRO Uplace BMC Pro Tr... +07:42 03:23:40
    10 29 Butterfield, Tyler (BER) PRO +07:48 03:23:46
  • Heather Wurtele has run her way into third at 7km! Amazing running from this Canadian! #IM703WC
  • Frodeno's form is coming a little off the rails as he struggles to maintain first position. #IM703WC
  • 5km to go for Frodeno! #IM703WC
  • Through 16.2 km: Frodeno, Kienle 2:19 back. #IM703WC
  • Top 8 Women through 7.1 km of the run:

    1 101 Ryf, Daniela (SUI) PRO Bahrain Endurance... 03:15:53
    2 108 Beranek, Anja (GER) PRO TV Erlangen +06:19 03:22:12
    3 103 Wurtele, Heather (CAN) PRO +09:41 03:25:34
    4 107 Kaye, Alicia (USA) PRO +09:48 03:25:41
    5 105 Tisseyre, Magali (CAN) PRO +10:01 03:25:54
    6 102 Kessler, Meredith (USA) PRO +13:26 03:29:19
    7 135 Bilham, Emma (SUI) PRO Tri Team Pully +14:28 03:30:21
    8 128 Lawrence, Holly (GBR) PRO +15:05 03:30:58
  • Gomez through 16.2 at 3:12 back. #IM703WC
  • Ryf is through 11.8 km #IM703WC
  • The athletes are probably thankful for the shade offered along the run course, which circles the beautiful lake they swam in this morning.
  • Splits for the top men through 16.2 km:

    Gomez 56:19
    Kienle 57:30
    Frodeno 57:50
    Raelert 58:55
  • Top 10 men through 16.2 of the run:

    1 4 Frodeno, Jan (GER) PRO LAZ Saarbruecken 03:32:37
    2 11 Kienle, Sebastian (GER) PRO Bahrain Endurance... +02:19 03:34:56
    3 1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) PRO Cuidade De Lugo F... +03:12 03:35:49
    4 26 Boecherer, Andi (GER) PRO TriTeam Kaiserstu... +05:15 03:37:52
    5 5 Raelert, Michael (GER) PRO TriZack +05:35 03:38:12
    6 38 Van Berkel, Jan (SUI) PRO Impuls Triathlon ... +06:46 03:39:23
    7 6 Aernouts, Bart (BEL) PRO Uplace BMC Pro Tr... +07:07 03:39:44
    8 28 Dreitz, Andreas (GER) PRO +07:23 03:40:00
    9 29 Butterfield, Tyler (BER) PRO +07:44 03:40:21
    10 17 Wild, Ruedi (SUI) PRO +08:27 03:41:04
  • Frodeno is just steps from the finish line! #IM703WC
  • Crowd waiting anxiously for Frodeno

  • Frodeno is walking casually through the finish line chute, slapping hands, and basking in his win! #IM703WC
  • Jan Frodeno is your 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion in 3:51:19! #IM703WC
  • Kienle put down one of the fastest bike rides of the day, and the two-time IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion is on the podium again! His time: 3:52:48 #IM703WC
  • Gomez will be third today, an impressive performance for someone who was ill earlier this week #IM703WC in 3:55:05
  • Sprint for fourth with Bart Aernouts and Michael Raelert, with the Belgian to take fourth. #IM703WC
  • Bart Aernouts had the fastest run split today, at 01:14:55. Interestingly, Kienle outran Frodeno, with a 01:15:22. #IM703WC
  • Daniela Ryf is through 18 km, with a 10 minute lead over Beranek. #IM703WC
  • At 16.2 km, Wurtele is just 30 seconds back of Beranek. This women's finish is shaping up to be interesting between 2nd and 3rd! #IM703WC
  • A winner's bliss #IM703WC

  • On the women's side, we've never had a woman defend her title back to back. #IM703WC
  • Jan Frodeno: "It was sensational, but I'm totally done. It was one of my toughest races. The atmosphere was sensational on the course. It seemed to be that I heard my name 1000 times per lap, which pushed me a lot. I had to fight all day, there was no moment when it just flowed." #IM703WC
  • Ryf did a 4:11:34 , making it the first time a woman has ever defended her championship at the #IM703WC
  • Ryf's splits: 23:46 swim / 2:21:10 bike / 1:22:52 run
  • Wurtele has taken 2nd! #IM703WC
  • Ryf takes the win!

  • Daniela Ryf: "It was my goal today to show my best, and I did it. I felt very comfortable on the bike, though the race overall was very hard. I went into the run with an advantage but I hit my limit. To defend this title means a lot to me." #IM703WC
  • Wurtele was 3rd last year, and moved up into the 2nd-place position at today's championship. She looked a bit shaky in the last few strides of her day. She gave it all...#IM703WC
  • Anja Beranek was hard-charging behind Wurtele, to take 3rd #IM703WC
  • Magali Tisseyre takes 4th in 04:25:33. #IM703WC
  • Alicia Kaye ranks 5th in 4:27:39. #IM703WC
  • Top 10 Women Finish:

    1 101 Ryf, Daniela (SUI) PRO Bahrain Endurance... - - 04:11:34
    2 103 Wurtele, Heather (CAN) PRO - - +11:33 04:23:07
    3 108 Beranek, Anja (GER) PRO TV Erlangen - - +12:36 04:24:10
    4 105 Tisseyre, Magali (CAN) PRO - - +13:59 04:25:33
    5 107 Kaye, Alicia (USA) PRO - - +16:05 04:27:39
    6 124 Gajer, Julia (GER) PRO Team ERDINGER Alk... - - +18:19 04:29:53
    7 109 Cheetham, Susie (GBR) PRO - - +18:57 04:30:31
    8 132 Lisk, Ricarda (GER) PRO VfL Waiblingen - - +19:13 04:30:47
    9 117 Barnett, Lauren (USA) PRO - - +19:26 04:31:00
    10 135 Bilham, Emma (SUI) PRO Tri Team Pully - - +20:13 04:31:47
  • Heather Wurtele was led off course on a stretcher after collapsing at the finish line.
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