2009 Ironman 70.3 World Championship

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The 2009 Ironman 70.3 World Championship was a triathlon competition held in Clearwater, Florida on November 14, 2009. The race was sponsored by Foster Grant and organized by the World Triathlon Corporation. The championship race is the culmination of the Ironman 70.3 series of races that take place during the 12 months prior leading up to the event. Athletes, both professional and amateur, earn a spot in the championship race by qualifying in races throughout the 70.3 series.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Men[edit]

Pos. Time
(h:mm:ss)
Name Country Split times (h:mm:ss)
Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Gold medal icon.svg 3:34:04 Michael Raelert  Germany 21:58 1:55 1:59:35 1:32 1:09:06
Silver medal icon.svg 3:36:34 Daniel Fontana  Italy 21:55 1:53 1:59:30 1:27 1:12:00
Bronze medal icon.svg 3:37:50 Matthew Reed  United States 21:59 2:08 1:59:09 1:25 1:13:11
4 3:38:02 Sylvain Sudrie  France 21:57 1:53 1:59:41 1:45 1:12:46
5 3:38:19 Joe Gambles  Australia 22:19 2:05 1:58:57 1:35 1:13:23
6 3:40:16 Kevin Collington  United States 22:10 2:04 2:00:32 1:58 1:13:32
7 3:40:16 Luke Bell  Australia 22:01 1:58 1:59:23 1:40 1:15:14
8 3:40:19 Alberto Casadei  Italy 22:05 2:15 1:59:12 1:44 1:15:03
9 3:40:31 Leon Griffin  Australia 22:22 1:54 1:59:08 4:42 1:12:25
10 3:41:37 Brian Fleischmann  United States 21:38 1:53 2:01:05 1:42 1:15:19
Source:[2]

Women[edit]

Pos. Time
(h:mm:ss)
Name Country Split times (h:mm:ss)
Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Gold medal icon.svg 3:59:33 Julie Dibens  Great Britain 23:48 2:11 2:07:15 1:44 1:24:37
Silver medal icon.svg 4:03:49 Mary Beth Ellis  United States 24:05 2:10 2:10:58 1:56 1:24:42
Bronze medal icon.svg 4:05:27 Magali Tisseyre  Canada 25:34 2:21 2:15:17 1:45 1:20:32
4 4:05:33 Caroline Steffen   Switzerland 25:18 3:13 2:08:29 1:45 1:26:48
5 4:07:39 Laura Bennett  United States 24:03 2:13 2:17:06 1:35 1:22:42
6 4:08:17 Michellie Jones  Australia 25:35 2:06 2:15:22 1:58 1:23:16
7 4:09:34 Sarah Groff  United States 23:41 2:10 2:16:07 1:40 1:25:56
8 4:13:16 Amanda Stevens  United States 23:45 2:14 2:13:30 1:44 1:32:03
9 4:15:04 Karin Thürig   Switzerland 30:51 0:45 2:10:38 4:42 1:28:08
10 4:17:57 Vanessa Gianinni  Brazil 25:40 2:41 2:24:26 1:42 1:23:28
Source:[2]

Qualification[edit]

The 2009 Ironman 70.3 Series features 34 events that enable qualification to the 2009 World Championship event. Some 70.3 events also act as qualifiers for the full Ironman World Championships in Hawaii.

Qualifying Ironman 70.3s[edit]

Date Event Location
Oct 5, 2008 Ironman 70.3 Austin United States Austin, TX, United States
Nov 8, 2008 Ironman 70.3 World Championship United States Clearwater, FL, United States
Jan 18, 2009 Ironman 70.3 South Africa South Africa Buffalo City, South Africa
Jan 18, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Pucón Chile Pucón, Chile
Feb 8, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Geelong Australia Geelong, Australia
Mar 22, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Singapore Singapore Singapore
Apr 4, 2009 Ironman 70.3 California United States Oceanside, CA, United States
Apr 5, 2009 Ironman 70.3 New Orleans United States New Orleans, LA, United States
Apr 19, 2009 Ironman 70.3 China China Haikou, Hainan, China
May 3, 2009 Ironman 70.3 St. Croix United States Virgin Islands St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
May 17, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Florida United States Orlando, FL, United States
May 24, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Austria Austria St. Pölten/Vienna, Austria
May 30, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Hawaii United States Kohala, HI, United States
Jun 7, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Switzerland Switzerland Rapperswil-Jona, Lake Zurich, Switzerland
Jun 13, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Boise United States Boise, ID, United States
Jun 14, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Kansas United States Lawrence, KS, United States
Jun 14, 2009 Ironman 70.3 U.K. United Kingdom Wimbleball, Exmoor, UK
Jun 14, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman United States Cambridge, MD, United States
Jun 28, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake United States Lubbock, TX, United States
Jul 12, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island United States Providence, RI, United States
Jul 19, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Vineman United States Sonoma County, CA, United States
Aug 1, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Steelhead United States Benton Harbor, MI, United States
Aug 2, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Antwerp Belgium Antwerp, Belgium
Aug 2, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Calgary Canada Calgary, AB, Canada
Aug 16, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Germany Germany Wiesbaden/Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Germany
Aug 16, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens United States Lake Stevens, WA, United States
Aug 23, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Timberman United States Gilford, NH, United States
Aug 23, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Philippines Philippines Camarines Sur, Philippines
Aug 29, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Brazil Brazil Penha, Brazil
Sep 6, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Monaco Monaco Monaco
Sep 13, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Muskoka Canada Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Sep 20, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Cancún Mexico Cancún, Quintana Roo, MEX
Sep 27, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Augusta United States Augusta, Georgia, United States
Oct 4, 2009 Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya Malaysia Putrajaya, Malaysia

2009 Ironman 70.3 Series results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time Reference
Longhorn  Richie Cunningham (AUS) 3:49:44  Joe Gambles (AUS) 3:50:40  Alberto Casadei (ITA) 3:51:49 [3]
Clearwater  Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) 3:40:10  Andreas Raelert (GER) 3:40:42  Richie Cunningham (AUS) 3:41:47 [4]
South Africa  Raynard Tissink (RSA) 4:02:04  Fraser Cartmell (GBR) 4:04:07  Konstantin Bachor (GER) 4:04:50 [5]
Pucón  Oscar Galíndez (ARG) 3:57:26  Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) 3:59:21  Daniel Fontana (ITA) 4:01:53 [6]
Geelong  Craig Alexander (AUS) 3:50:51  David Dellow (AUS) 3:53:02  Luke Bell (AUS) 3:53:52 [7]
Singapore  Craig Alexander (AUS) 3:47:23  Chris McCormack (AUS) 3:50:41  Simon Thompson (AUS) 3:54:27 [8]
California  Matthew Reed (USA) 3:51:50  Andy Potts (USA) 3:53:36  Ronnie Schildknecht (SUI) 3:54:14 [9]
New Orleans  Brent McMahon (CAN) 3:52:08  Chris McCormack (AUS) 3:54:33  Tim O'Donnell (USA) 3:55:08 [10]
China  Chris McCormack (AUS) 4:04:44  Luke McKenzie (AUS) 4:23:34  Mark Jansen (SIN) 4:38:11 [11]
St. Croix  Tim O'Donnell (USA) 4:02:36  Igor Amorelli (BRA) 4:03:38  Richie Cunningham (AUS) 4:05:45 [12]
Florida  Dirk Bockel (LUX) 3:54:25  Luke Bell (AUS) 3:54:28  Santiago Ascenco (BRA) 3:56:10 [13]
Austria  Chris McCormack (AUS) 3:54:15  Marino Vanhoenacker (BEL) 3:54:18  Massimo Cigana (ITA) 3:56:22 [14]
Hawaii  Craig Alexander (AUS) 4:02:52  Chris Lieto (USA) 4:05:34  Luke McKenzie (AUS) 4:11:58 [15]
Switzerland  Ronnie Schildknecht (SUI) 3:54:30  Mike Aigroz (SUI) 3:56:10  Alessandro Degasperi (ITA) 3:57:47 [16]
Boise  Craig Alexander (AUS) 3:51:46  Chris Lieto (USA) 3:51:48  Joe Gambles (AUS) 3:56:24 [17]
Kansas  Luke Bell (AUS) 3:49:35  Tim O'Donnell (USA) 3:50:44  Paul Matthews (AUS) 3:53:20 [18]
UK  Philip Graves (GBR) 4:15:58  Stephen Bayliss (GBR) 4:19:41  Fraser Cartmell (GBR) 4:20:37 [19]
Eagleman  Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) 3:51:11  Richie Cunningham (USA) 3:51:27  Michael Lovato (USA) 3:56:51 [20]
Buffalo Springs  Paul Matthews (AUS) 4:01:26  Leon Griffin (AUS) 4:03:02  Simon Thompson (AUS) 4:05:54 [21]
Rhode Island  Michael Lovato (USA) 3:54:39  Richie Cunningham (USA) 3:54:50  Cameron Brown (NZL) 3:54:53 [22]
Vineman  Joe Gambles (AUS) 3:49:18  Simon Thompson (AUS) 3:53:38  Leon Griffin (AUS) 3:57:01 [23]
Steelhead  Andy Potts (USA) 3:54:38  Andrew Starykowicz (USA) 3:56:44  Kieran Doe (NZL) 3:59:31 [24]
Antwerp  Marino Vanhoenacker (BEL) 3:41:46  Paul Matthews (AUS) 3:45:22  Bert Jammer (BEL) 3:46:35 [25]
Calgary  Tim O'Donnell (USA) 3:55:28  Ben Hoffman (USA) 4:02:51  Jamie Whyte (NZL) 4:03:58 [26]
Germany  Sebastian Kienle (GER) 4:04:34  Michael Raelert (GER) 4:05:25  Mathias Hecht (SUI) 4:05:52 [27]
Lake Stevens  Joe Gambles (AUS) 3:56:36  Jeff Symonds (CAN) 4:03:46  Justin Park (USA) 4:07:26 [28]
Timberman  Andy Potts (USA) 3:51:19  Alberto Casadei (ITA) 3:58:52  Massimo Cigana (ITA) 3:59:32 [29]
Philippines  Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) 3:51:25  Chris McCormack (AUS) 3:52:18  Cameron Brown (NZL) 3:52:31 [30]
Brazil  Santiago Ascenço (BRA) 3:47:09  Igor Amorelli (BRA) 3:52:21  Fabio Carvalho (BRA) 3:54:00 [31]
Monaco  Axel Zeebroek (BEL) 4:15:16  Michael Weiss (AUT) 4:19:37  Tyler Butterfield (BER) 4:20:10 [32]
Muskoka  Craig Alexander (AUS) 3:58:04  Richie Cunningham (USA) 4:02:02  Paul Matthews (AUS) 4:03:52 [33]
Cancún  Oscar Galindez (ARG) 4:10:22  Paul Ambrose (GBR) 4:15:22  Igor Amorelli (BRA) 4:18:43 [34]
Augusta  Greg Bennett (AUS) 3:47:07  Chris Legh (AUS) 3:49:27  Brian Fleischmann (USA) 3:50:44 [35]
Putrajaya  Jan Řehula (CZE) 4:01:19  Domenico Passuello (ITA) 4:01:53  Cameron Watt (AUS) 4:03:52 [36]

Women[edit]

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time Reference
Longhorn  Lisa Bentley (CAN) 4:20:15  Pip Taylor (AUS) 4:23:49  Annie Gervais (CAN) 4:28:12 [3]
Clearwater  Joanna Zeiger (USA) 4:02:49  Mary Beth Ellis (USA) 4:04:07  Becky Lavelle (USA) 4:07:32 [4]
South Africa  Lucie Zelenková (CZE) 4:46:40  Heleen bij de Vaate (NED) 4:57:00  Claire Kinsley (RSA) 4:59:26 [5]
Pucón  Heather Gollnick (USA) 4:28:58  Linsey Corbin (USA) 4:29:24  Amanda Stevens (USA) 4:40:50 [6]
Geelong  Samantha Warriner (NZL) 4:14:33  Yvonne van Vlerken (NED) 4:15:25  Rebekah Keat (AUS) 4:17:35 [7]
Singapore  Jodie Swallow (GBR) 4:19:10  Andrea Hewitt (NZL) 4:30:24  Tereza Macel (CAN) 4:30:41 [8]
California  Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) 4:25:02  Sarah Groff (USA) 4:25:23  Leanda Cave (GBR) 4:25:43 [9]
New Orleans  Natascha Badmann (SUI) 4:17:50  Catriona Morrison (GBR) 4:18:43  Joanna Zeiger (USA) 4:22:25 [10]
China  Amanda Balding (AUS) 5:28:55  Gemma Keogh Peters (SIN) 5:53:40  Jutta Wessling (GER) 5:59:52 [11]
St. Croix  Catriona Morrison (GBR) 4:32:38  Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) 4:35:21  Caitlyn Snow (USA) 4:40:44 [12]
Florida  Leanda Cave (GBR) 4:15:29  Joanna Lawn (NZL) 4:23:42  Magali Tisseyre (CAN) 4:24:07 [13]
Austria  Sandra Wallenhorst (GER) 4:28:46  Lucie Zelenkova (CZE) 4:30:03  Caroline Steffen (SUI) 4:31:50 [14]
Hawaii  Belinda Granger (AUS) 4:26:08  Samantha McGlone (USA) 4:38:02  Rhae Shaw (USA) 4:46:08 [15]
Switzerland  Sarah Schütz (SUI) 4:28:26  Erika Csomor (HUN) 4:29:03  Simone Benz (SUI) 4:33:36 [16]
Boise  Magali Tisseyre (CAN) 4:12:29  Linsey Corbin (USA) 4:20:58  Samantha McGlone (USA) 4:25:10 [17]
Kansas  Chrissie Wellington (GBR) 4:14:52  Pip Taylor (AUS) 4:19:42  Joanna Lawn (NZL) 4:20:44 [18]
UK  Catriona Morrison (GBR) 4:40:14  Julie Dibens (GBR) 4:43:02  Bella Bayliss (GBR) 4:44:02 [19]
Eagleman  Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) 4:13:28  Natascha Badmann (SUI) 4:17:01  Desiree Ficker (USA) 4:24:50 [20]
Buffalo Springs  Amy Marsh (USA) 4:33:36  Kelly Williamson (USA) 4:35:04  Joanna Lawn (NZL) 4:36:37 [21]
Vineman  Pip Taylor (AUS) 4:20:04  Tyler Stewart (USA) 4:21:34  Dede Griesbauer (USA) 4:23:29 [23]
Steelhead  Samantha Warriner (NZL) 4:17:57  Leanda Cave (GBR) 4:25:12  Nina Craft (GBR) 4:26:22 [24]
Antwerp  Sofie Goos (BEL) 4:08:07  Belinda Granger (AUS) 4:08:25  Delphine Pelletie (FRA) 4:09:47 [25]
Calgary  Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) 4:11:05  Magali Tisseyre (CAN) 4:21:05  Catriona Morrison (GBR) 4:21:30 [26]
Germany  Yvonne van Vlerken (NED) 4:42:46  Tiina Boman (FIN) 4:44:47  Eva Janssen (NED) 4:47:40 [27]
Lake Stevens  Becky Lavelle (USA) 4:28:16  Heather Wurtele (CAN) 4:29:24  Michellie Jones (AUS) 4:31:07 [28]
Timberman  Chrissie Wellington (GBR) 4:15:11  Catriona Morrison (GBR) 4:17:07  Magali Tisseyre (CAN) 4:23:54 [29]
Philippines  Lisa Bentley (CAN) 4:24:29  Gina Kehr (USA) 4:26:11  Charlotte Paul (AUS) 4:31:26 [30]
Brazil  Vanessa Gianinni (BRA) 4:29:35  Heather Gollnick (USA) 4:30:58  Pamela Tastets (CHL) 4:36:58 [31]
Monaco  Christel Robin (FRA) 4:47:20  Marion Lorblanchet (FRA) 4:51:59  Jeanne Collonge (FRA) 4:52:27 [32]
Muskoka  Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) 4:24:48  Rebeccah Wassner (USA) 4:29:34  Kelly Couch (USA) 4:36:29 [33]
Cancún  Michellie Jones (AUS) 4:41:48  Daniela Sämmler (GER) 4:53:33  Katherine Baker (AUS) 4:55:54 [34]
Augusta  Laura Bennett (USA) 4:18:36  Kelly Williamson (USA) 4:18:42  Desiree Ficker (USA) 4:20:47 [35]
Putrajaya  Rachael Paxton (AUS) 4:30:47  Katya Meyer (USA) 4:36:17  Erin O'Hara (NZL) 4:37:33 [36]

References[edit]

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