Australia looks to add to its rich history at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Zell Am See-Kaprun, SalzburgerLand, Austria on Sunday.
— Marks First-Ever IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship Hosted in Europe —
Melbourne, Australia. (August 28, 2015) — In the eight year history of the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship athletes from Australia have rarely been off the podium.
Two wins on the men’s side with Australia’s Craig Alexander topping he podium in 2006 and 2011, and three win from the women with Mirinda Carfrae in 2007, and Melissa Hauschildt in 2011 and 2013.
Tim Reed wins 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines.
The Australians looking to add to that rich heritage at Sunday’s race in Austria include Sam Appleton (NSW), Tim Reed (NSW), Joe Gambles (TAS), Leon Griffin (VIC) and Katy Duffield (WA).
Appleton and his coach Reed have been in sparkling form this season. Reed, who took out the recent IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines and Appleton, both feel the course in Austria plays to their...