Mika Noodt (Deu) And Paula Findlay (Can) Claim Titles At 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta Triathlon
September 25, 2023
- Over 1,800 athletes converged in historic downtown Augusta for IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon
AUGUSTA, Ga. (Sept. 24, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Historic Augusta and scenic Savannah River played host to the 2023 edition of IRONMAN® 70.3® Augusta triathlon. The event saw Mika Noodt (DEU) capture the overall victory with a time of 3:37:14, while in the women’s race, Paula Findlay (CAN) secured the win with a finishing time of 4:05:32. In depth race coverage was shown live on Outside Watch, and was the eighth in a series of 12 IRONMAN 70.3 triathlons from across globe broadcast exclusively on the platform. To watch a replay of the race, visit watch.outsideonline.com/live-events/ironman-70-3.
Finishing in second place in the men’s race was Jackson Laundry (CAN) who finished with a time of 3:39:39, while Lionel Sanders (CAN) claimed the third spot on the podium with a time of 3:41:23. In the professional women’s race, Tamara Jewett (CAN) took second behind Findlay with a time of 4:06:53, while Jackie Hering (USA) secured third place with a time of 4:14:24.
Top five professional men’s results:
Top five professional women’s results:
|1. Paula Findlay||CAN||00:22:24||02:17:16||01:20:35||04:05:32|
|2. Tamara Jewett||CAN||00:23:16||02:20:57||01:17:38||04:06:53|
|3. Jackie Hering||USA||00:23:13||02:21:10||01:25:01||04:14:24|
|4. Grace Alexander||USA||00:22:13||02:21:56||01:26:53||04:16:20|
|5. Anne Marie Strehlow||USA||00:25:47||02:20:11||01:26:27||04:17:27|
The IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon, saw more than 1,800 athletes start the race, which included competitors from 28 countries, regions, and territories, and 47 U.S. States on Sunday, September 24. Athletes began their IRONMAN 70.3-mile journey with one of America’s fastest down-river swim. Point-to-point, the 1.2-mile swim in the Savannah River was followed by a 56-mile bike ride starting in the Augusta Downtown area. The bike course had a mix of some slow inclines and fast downhill descents through the lush green woods of Georgia. Athletes capped off their race with a 13.1-mile run through the streets of historic Augusta Downtown with a beautiful view of the Savannah River. The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon offered 40 Age Group Qualifying slots and 15 Women for Tri Qualifying slots to the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place on December 14 & 15, 2024 in Taupō, New Zealand.
Next Events Coming Up
The racing continues along the IRONMAN 70.3 circuit in North America with stops in the Southern U.S. for St. Jude IRONMAN 70.3 Memphis triathlon on Oct. 7 and IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on Oct. 15.
Official results can be found at www.ironman.com/im703-augusta-results.
To access coverage from the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon and other exclusive content, visit OutsideWatch.com.
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