Men's run/finish photos,

Ironman World Champs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photos by Grant Baird/ Triathlonshots.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

A link to the swim/cycle photos is here

 

 

 

Chris Lieto leading the way after a superb bike.

 

 

 

 

 

 

These two run side by side until Crowie made a break in the energy lab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rasmus Henning

 

 

 

 

Pete Jacobs

 

 

 

 

Timo Bracht

 

 

 

The 2007 champion here

Eneko Llanos was 2nd last year but it wasn't to be his day this year.

 

 

Andy Potts

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Luke Mckenzie was up the front early in the run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entering the energy lab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entering the energy lab.

Was informed by an American(who works in Farinhiet), that the temperatures here get about 60 degrees celcius.

Yesterday there was very little breeze in this area and the temperature was below 40 degrees(still very hot).

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Faris Al Sultan is one of my favourites and put alot into the race here yesterday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Macca in the 'energy lab' area.

 

 

 

 

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Trying for a different perspective to show the 'energy lab' area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Potts running in the 'energy lab' had a great day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not the best quality of photos but the subject is important in this case.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The pass for first was made only a few seconds earlier than when this photo was taken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The media truck did well to drive through this group.

Crowie can just be made out behind the 'Timex car'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Craig Alexander (AUS) 8:20:21

 

2. Chris Lieto (USA) 8:22:56


3. Andreas Raelert (GER) 8:24:32


4. Chris McCormack (AUS) 8:25:20
5. Rasmus Henning (DEN) 8:28:17
6. Timo Bracht (GER) 8:28:32
7. Dirk Bockel (LUX) 8:29:55
8. Pete Jacobs (AUS) 8:30:15
9. Andy Potts (USA) 8:30:30
10. Faris Al-Sultan (GER) 8:31:44

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crowie's wife and child running out to greet him.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Chris Lieto (USA) 8:22:56


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'YouTube' video of the Ironman World Championship 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Andreas Raelert (GER) 8:24:32


 

 

 

 

 

 

4th Chris McCormack (AUS) 8:25:20

 


 

 

 

 

Chris Lieto getting a congratulatory hug from a close supporter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5th Rasmus Henning (DEN) 8:28:17

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6th Timo Bracht (GER) 8:28:32

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The scar on Rasmus Henning's hand can be made out in this image.

He had just had a plate and screws put in the 5th Metacarpal bone, which was fractured less than 2 weeks before this race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7th Dirk Bockel (LUX) 8:29:55

 

 

 

 

 

 

8th Pete Jacobs (AUS) 8:30:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

9th Andy Potts (USA) 8:30:30

The commentator said Andy contributed the race to his Father in law who passed away a week before the race.

The shoe he is holding has his father inlaw's name on it and he pointed to it as he crossed the line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10th Faris Al-Sultan (GER) 8:31:44

 

 

 

 

 

 

10th Faris Al-Sultan (GER) 8:31:44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maik Twelsiek and girlfriend Hillary Biscay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My pick to win Eneko Llanos finished just outside the top 10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

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