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Ironman: Following in her father's footsteps

Ironman: Following in her father’s footsteps

(Kevin Mackinnon catches up with Virginia Berasategui, who finished third at this year’s Ironman World Championship) Her podium finish at this year’s Ironman World Championship could hardly be considered a surprise, but for Virginia Berasategui the third place finish fulfilled a family dream – her father, Javier, was the first man from Spain to compete […]

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Ironman: Wellington sets course record on way to third crown

Ironman: Wellington sets course record on way to third crown

Karin Stanton/Hawaii247 Contributing Editor Chrissie Wellington not only eclipsed a 17-year-old course record, but she was beaten by only 22 men on her way to securing her third Ironman World Triathlon Championship. The 32-year-old Briton was a heavy favorite, having taken a 13 minute chunk out of the all-time Ironman distance record earlier this year. […]

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