This weekend’s Ironman race in Hamburg, Germany lost its swim leg to blue-green algae. Australia’s Sarah Crowley had an easy victory with a time of 08:08:21, more than five minutes ahead of Germany’s Katharina Grohmann. Danish triathlete Maja Stage Nielsen rounded out the podium nearly 10 minutes behind Nielsen.
Top 7 pro women finish:
1 Crowley, Sarah (AUS) 08:08:21
The men’s triathlon was closer, but not that close. Bart Aernouts of Belgium finished in 07:05:26, beating Britain’s Joe Skipper by 3:41 and South Africa’s James Cunnama by almost 8.5 minutes.
Top 10 men finish:
1 Aernouts, Bart (BEL) 07:05:26