2008 Ironman 70.3 UK, Wimbleball, UK

Photos provided by Michael & Karen Shead.

 

 

June 15th 2008

Fraser Cartmell won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 UK in a race to the finish against fellow Brit Steven Bayliss. Aussie Luke Bell finished third 7 minutes back.

In the women's race, Bella Comerford made it another with a decent 5 minute gap to Julie Dibens who took the runner-up spot and age grouper Sara Sig Moeller snuck into third place.

 

 

 

The elite lining up.

 

 

 

 

Volenteers giving a helping hand.

 

 

 

 

Get ready....

 

 

 

 

 

Go!

 

 

 

 

Mist starting to roll in.

 

 

 

 

 

The early morning mist decended on the swimmers.

 

 

 

 

Fraser in the lead.

 

 

 

 

 

First man out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2008 Ironman 70.3 UK, Wimbleball, UK

June 15th 2008.


Top 10 men

1. Fraser Cartmell (GBR) 4:17:39
2. Stephen Bayliss (GBR) 4:17:52
3. Luke Bell (AUS) 4:24:38
4. Nick Saunders (GBR) 4:29:00
5. Joel Jameson (GBR) 4:30:11
6. James Gilfilan (GBR) 4:32:59
7. Tuukka Miettinen (FIN) 4:34:40
8. Scott Neyedli (GBR) 4:36:16
9. Kit Stokes (GBR) 4:40:34 *
10. Doug Hall (GBR) 4:46:31

* = AG athlete

 

 

 

 

 

Top 10 women

1. Bella Comerford (GBR) 4:49:44
2. Julie Dibens (GBR) 4:54:59
3. Sara Sig Moeller (DEN) 5:07:03 *
4. Katharina Baldinger (AUT) 5:11:52
5. Lindsay Smith (GBR) 5:13:08
6. Natalie Creswick (GBR) 5:18:33 *
7. Rachel Joyce (GBR) 5:19:01
8. Claire Brazier (GBR) 5:26:09 *
9. Kay Hack (IRE) 5:36:03 *
10. Libby Cameron (GBR) 5:40:08 *

* = AG athlete

 

 

 

 

Heavy showers on the way around.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Bayliss coming in to transition

 

 

 

 

 

Commerford second lady in,

but overtook Julie Dibens on the run

 

 

 

Julie Dibens first lady in on the bike.







 

 

 

 

Steve Bayliss just behind the lead runner

 

 

 



Fraser running well
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Fraser Cartmell broke course record

 

 

 

 

 

First lady,Bella Commerford


 

First age grouper finishing in a great time considering 1st pro man was 4hrs 17mins.

 

 

 

 

The male and female first place getters, Fraser Cartmell and Bella Commerford.

 

 

 

 

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