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Sub-8 hour barrier broken at IRONMAN South Africa 2017

The IRONMAN African Championship took place in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday, 2 April. There are few words that could describe the atmosphere in Port Elizabeth as over 15,000 people took to the streets to display their support. PRO competitor Susie Cheetham (UK) summed up the vibe perfectly when she mentioned finding the continuous ‘braai’ aroma for course of the event very distracting!

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Frommhold, Braendli win Ironman South Africa 2014

The 10th anniversary of Ironman South Africa delivered exciting tussles as Nils Frommhold (GER) took on the pre-race favourites and triumphed while the ladies’ race mirrored that of 2013 with Jodie Swallow (GBR) dominating proceedings only to be trounced at the death with Simone Braendli taking the spoils. Two South Africans finished in the men’s top five, boding well for their racing careers and a new crop of motivated proteges. Frommhold steals the show in […]

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