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IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote 2023 results: Haug runs away with it

Former IRONMAN World Champion Anne Haug placed on an outright masterclass in how to run the bike at IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote this weekend, as she damaged the field with a blistering 1:16:28 clocking. Haug, who is commonly renowned as one of the very best runners ever in ladies’s far away triathlon, was unequalled in Lanzarote as she took her 3rd triumph on the island at this occasion. Now 40 years of age, Haug still reveals no indications of decreasing. Popular Stories Right now Swim– Curran manages the speed In the water, Brits Kate Curran (current winner on the island), and India Lee set the rate, as the set handled to shake everybody however Haug and Italian Fabia Maramotti by the time they had actually finished the 1900m range in a shade over 26 minutes. Behind the leading 4, there was a good buffer to the remainder of the field, with Spaniard Anna Guera Raja at simply over a minute back, followed by Astrid Van Cauwelaert of Belgium, Frenchwoman Emilie Morier and Italian Elisabetta Curridori. British preferred Emma Pallant-Browne didn’t begin the race, as she shared on Instagram “I was very ill last night and have actually found out the effect that has on your heart if you press your body into a race”. Whilst frustrating on race day, this needed safety measure will ideally guarantee she is in shape and all set to race quickly. Bike– Haug reveals class Whilst her run was remarkable, the strength Haug showed on the swim and the bike, specifically up versus some stiff competitors over these disciplines in the similarity Great Britain’s Lee, was a real testimony to her extraordinary capability throughout the board. Out on the bike, the 2022 IRONMAN World Championship 3rd location finisher, who likewise completed third at the postponed 2021 IRONMAN World Championships in St George last April, settled into a quickly early rate, as the field trimmed to simply Haug and Lee by the 8km mark. Picture Credit: Jose Luis Hourcade (www.joseluishourcade.com) Lee, who ended up thirdat this occasion in 2021, kept the rate sincere up till the midway mark, however could not keep with the German beyond that. Haug, who with such a sensational run leg might have conserved herself for the half marathon, pressed on in the back half of the bike to lead into T2 with +1:35 back to Lee. Behind the leading 2, the closest rival was the Italian Curridori, who had actually ridden strong to put herself into podium contention, as she went into T2 +8:45 behind Haug however with near 2 minutes over 4th and 5th location professional athletes, Curran and Lydia Dant of Britain. Dant, who won the complete range occasion here in 2022, rode well to make it approximately Curran, however the 2 Brits had a great deal of work to do on the run if they had any hopes on protecting a podium, with Haug and Lee clear and Curridori in and out of T2 rapidly. Run– Haug in a various league The minute she stepped on to the run course, Anne Haug was on a various level. By simply over midway, the German had actually put an impressive 4 minutes into Lee, making the world ranked # 32 appear like she was fading, when in real truth she was running highly in 2nd. Picture by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN By the last 5km, Haug simply appeared to be getting more powerful and more powerful, and whilst everybody else in the race appeared to be failing from their previous efforts in the swim and on the bike, Haug simply didn’t decrease. By the goal, Haug was nearly 2 miles clear of her nearby rival Lee, as the German split an impressive 1:16:28 to outrun all however a handful of the Pro guys’s field. By the surface, Lee was practically twelve minutes back, as the Brit began 2023 off well with a 2nd location surface. In 3rd, Curridori held back Curran to get on to the podium, with Raja of Spain completing the leading 5 and 2022 IRONMAN Lanzarote winner Dant a little more back in 6th. Raja, who ran the 2nd fastest split in the females’s field, still lost over 9 minutes to Haug on the run course, such was the German’s supremacy. IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote 2023 Results– PRO WOMEN Saturday 18 March 2023– 1.9 km/ 90km/ 21.1 km 1. Anne Haug (GER)– 4:16:47 2. India Lee (GBR)– 4:28:38 3. Elisabetta Curridori (ITA)– 4:36:42 4. Kate Curran (GBR)– 4:37:39 5. Anna Guera Raja (ESP)– 4:41:06 6. Lydia Dant (GBR)– 4:41:11 7. Rebecca Anderbury (GBR)– 4:45:24 8. Astrid Van Cauwelaert (BEL)– 4:45:51 9. Emilie Morier (FRA)– 4:46:20 10. Danielle Fauteux (CAN)– 4:48:02