|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Wednesday, June 16, 2010|
Terenzo Bozzone(NZL), Samantha Warriner(NZL) Win
2010 Eagleman Ironman 70.3 Triathlon
Columbia, MD –On Sunday, June 13, in Cambridge, Maryland, triathletes from around the world competed in the Eagleman Ironman 70.3 Triathlon, a qualifier for the Ford Ironman World Championship Kona and the Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 Clearwater. The race includes a 1.2 mile swim in the Choptank River, 56 mile bike through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, and a 13.1 mile run beginning and ending at Great Marsh Park.
New Zealand’s Terenzo Bozzone (25), a 5-time World Champion, defended his 2009 Eagleman Champion title winning the race during the run. Bozzone was 4 minutes behind Yoder at the start of the run, but caught up mid-way through and led James Cotter (28-Austin TX), and Andrew Yoder (21-Columbia PA) to the finish. Samantha Warriner (39), a 2004 and 2008 Olympian from New Zealand, led the women from the start to win the 2010 Eagleman title over Sam McGlone (31-Canada), an Ironman 70.3 World Champion and 2004 Olympian, and Michellie Jones (41-AUS), the most decorated female triathlete with 200+ major wins. The 2010 Eagleman Ironman was sponsored by SUBARU, Spinervals and GEICO Powersports.
Named the winner of the Best Race Support category in the March 2009 issue of Triathlete Magazine, the event draws approximately 2,400 participants, 3,000 spectators, and 900+ volunteers each year. The race is organized and directed by the Columbia Triathlon Association (CTA), a 501(c)-(3) Corporation, established by President and Race Director, Robert Vigorito. CTA also directs The Columbia Triathlon, Centennial Park, MD, the Celebration Sprint Triathlon, Centennial Park, MD (June 27, 2010), the Tri Columbia Kidz Triathlon, Columbia, MD (July 25, 2010), the AFLAC Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon, Centennial Park, MD (August 22, 2010), and the ChesapeakeMan Ultra Triathlon Endurance Festival, Cambridge, MD (September 23 and 25, 2010). For event information visit www.tricolumbia.org, or email CTA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Top 5 Pro Men
1. Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) 3:58:171.
2. James Cotter (USA) 3:59:512.
3. Andrew Yoder (USA) 4:00:383.
4. Victor Zyemtsev (UKR) 4:03:154.
5. David Kahn (USA) 4:04:505.
|Top 5 Pro Women
1. Sam Warriner (NZL) 4:20:01
2. Samantha McGlone (CAN) 4:25:22
3. Michellie Jones (AUS) 4:28:25
4. Desiree Ficker (USA) 4:31:53
5. Natascha Badmann (SUI) 4:38:26
|Top 5 Amateur Men
1. Mark Rochon-Downingtown PA 4:15:37
2. Jeremy Cornman-Leetsdale PA 4:19:07
3. Ryan Cain-Ottowa CAN 4:19:34
4. Daniel Mannweiler-Germany 4:21:42
5. Fernando Alfaro-Panama 4:22:21
|Top 5 Amateur Women
1. Kristin Andrews-Bethesda MD 4:35:55
2. Mandy McLane-Windermere FL 4:39:26
3. Jessica Chong-Allentown PA 4:45:01
4. Anie Krasnozon-Morrisville NC 4:46:37
5. Michelle Bozarth-Hampton VA 4:48:34