Sunday, November 20, 2011

Eneko Llanos won the Ironman Arizona

The Alava Eneko Llanos has closed the season by winning the Ironman Arizona in Tempe on Sunday disputed the United States, achieving a time less than eight hours of racing.

The Vitoria has finished the race with a time of seven hours, 59 minutes and 38 seconds and becomes the second triathlete in history that ends below the barrier of eight hours in a test of Ironman Championship in the United States.

Eneko this triumph ended the 2011 season, after a struggle in the area of ​​the race, ahead of Briton Paul Arney, who has crossed the line with a time of eight hours, one minute and 29 seconds.

This shows the fitness of Alava in the last round of competitive schedule and has made good preparation for the race.

Llanos has been the strongest and has gone from less to more in the areas of swimming, cycling and running.

The Vitoria has arrived in eleventh place at the transition between the swim and bike, two minutes from the head of the race.

In the cycle route, Llanos has proven to be the specialty that best dominates because it has begun to surpass rivals to take the lead in half Ironman rider overtaking sector in more than half a minute and Arney.

Llanos continued his good work on the bike and the final change to get off two wheels and start the run short, and a half minute advantage in the Dane Martin Jensen and Tim O'Donnell local, while Arney lost almost two minutes from the fifth.

The Alava started slacking in the footrace, while Arney exhibited all his strength and gave chase to the seven miles, from which time they have gone together taking a comfortable lead over other rivals.

With the two favorites to win the test head of the miles and wasted away in the final stretch, Eneko burned the ships, the British distanced less than four thousand meters to go and rode to victory goal.


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