Huntington Beach, Calif. – June 6, 2010 – TYR’s Chrissie Wellington celebrated her first victory of the 2010 season at the Ironman 70.3 Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. The 3-time Ironman World Champion entered T2 with a sizeable lead after a blazing 2:21:15 bike leg. She went on to prove her early dominance in the 2010, posting the fastest run split in a 70.3 race this season (1:15:12). Her overall time of 4:07:49 was more than 15 minutes ahead of the next female professional.
TYR’s Andy Potts had a strong performance on the men’s side in Kansas – coming out of the water first in 23:32 wearing the TYR Sayonara Swimskin. He finished second overall in 3:44:31.
Magali Tisseyre outperformed the professional field at Mooseman 70.3 in Newfound Lake, New Hampshire on Sunday, clocking in at 4:30:46. The women’s race was highlighted by Tisseyre’s 2:37:40 bike split that positioned the 29-year-old for victory.
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Photo courtesy of Eric Wynn.