The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2021 lands in St. George, Utah later this month as the world’s finest half-distance triathletes take centre stage.
With the deferment to February 2022 of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, St. George has now turned into the ‘A’ race for some perseverance competitors this year, with everyone’s eyes on the large standoff on September 18.
There is, apparently, something of an affected disposition towards the 70.3 occasion among the individuals who participate in the full fat ironman occasions, however let’s face it, a 1.2 mile swim followed by 56 mile bicycle ride then, at that point running a half long distance race would be far past the actual capacities of most simple humans so I’m simply going to feeling free to give these folks the full regard they deserve.The 70.3 World Championship is the perfection of an entire year of occasions across the globe, and is the most esteemed of the Championship occasions that likewise incorporates European, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America forms. There are right now more than 60 qualifying occasions altogether, with the best 50 male long distance runners and top 35 females coming to the title occasion.
A few competitors have as of now encountered the course this year – Lionel Sanders and Daniela Ryf acquired triumphs there back in May. Canadian Sanders obviously partook in that epic duel with American Sam Long before at last guaranteeing his success.
There are surely some enchanting storylines for marathon fans to get their teeth into heading into the occasion – presently the first of two back to back years where St George will have the occasion (2022 is additionally secured).
Olympic and World Triathlon Championship Series champion Kristian Blummenfelt is set to contend in his first center distance race for right around two years. Will his speed mean leaving a mark on the world by winning each of the three a solitary season?
The previously mentioned Ryf in the mean time is focusing on her 6th 70.3 world title as she offers to put the hopeless memory of that Collins Cup rout by Taylor Knibb behind her (Ryf hustled notwithstanding awakening unwell on race day in Slovakia).
Date and start time for IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship
In contrast to earlier years, the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will see both the people’s star races occur around the same time – Saturday September 18, 2021.
The professional men’s race will be quick to get going at 0700 neighborhood time or 0500 on the East Coast of the United States (1400 UK/1500 CET) with the ladies’ genius race starting 10 minutes after the fact at 0710 nearby time/0510 Eastern (1410 UK/1500 CET).
Age-bunch dashing will then, at that point start at 0725 nearby time.
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Course
As the individuals who took on IRONMAN 70.3 St George prior in 2021 definitely know, the course is a difficult course which will require max execution to fight at the front finish of the field.
A 1.9km swim in the Sand Hollow Reservoir gets the contenders going – a solitary circle course completes neighboring the beginning line with T1 anticipating the field on the shore.
A specialized bicycle course, 90.1km long, takes the contenders around the south finish of Sand Hollow Reservoir prior to turning north, then, at that point west towards the more specialized piece of the course.The last 30km of the bicycle begins with a generally steep move of exactly 1000 feet over 10km prior to dropping down on the last 20km of the bicycle into T2.
The 21.1km run takes the competitors on a two-circle course with two 500-foot climbs and drops to test the legs in the last stages.
How to watch IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship live
It is normal that IRONMAN will again make live spilling of the 70.3 World Championship accessible by means of its Facebook Watch office. We will implant the stream here so you can watch the race live without leaving.There will be the usual range of online coverage options for this event, with the World Championship status affording this a wider range of options than the usual 70.3 race:
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship prize money
The prize handbag for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in 2021 stands at an aggregate of $350,000 with the victors bringing home a cool $50,000 each for their endeavors.
The prize handbag will pay 15-profound and is an increment of $100,000 on the 2019 race held in Nice, France.
The prize breakdown is as per the following:
Recent IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship winners
2020 – Postponed
2019 – Daniela Ryf (SUI)
2018 – Daniela Ryf (SUI)
2017 – Daniela Ryf (SUI)
2016 – Holly Lawrence (GBR)
2015 – Daniela Ryf (SUI)
2014 – Daniela Ryf (SUI)
2013 – Melissa Hauschildt (AUS)
2012 – Leandra Cave (GBR)
2011 – Melissa Rollison (AUS)
2020 – Postponed
2019 – Gustav Iden (NOR)
2018 – Jan Frodeno (GER)
2017 – Javier Gómez (ESP)
2016 – Tim Reed (AUS)
2015 – Jan Frodeno (GER)
2014 – Javier Gómez (ESP)
2013 – Sebastian Kienle (GER)
2012 – Sebastian Kienle (GER)
2011 – Craig Alexander (AUS)