Double podium for the BMC-Vifit Sport Pro Triathlon Team - 15 May 2018
Will Clarke takes a fantastic 3rd place in the North American Championship Ironman in Texas; Chris Leiferman fights epic battle and takes 2nd in IM70.3 Marbella.
Will Clarke took an outstanding 3rd place finish at the Ironman North American Championship in Texas. The BMC-Vifit Sport athlete played things smart all race long to run his way onto the podium in the final 10k of the closing marathon. He finished the race in 7:45:22 to post another sub-8 hour finish. Matt Hanson (USA; 7:39:25) won the race and saw Ivan Tutukin (RUS; 7:39:57) cross the line in 2nd.
The day after, his team mate, Chris Leiferman crossed the line in 2nd place in IM70.3 Marbella in a millimeter sprint finish against David McNamee (GBR; 3:57:47). Leiferman came really close to the win after an epic battle decided by the tiniest of margins. He finished the race in the same time as the winner 3:57:47. Andreas Dreitz (GER; 3:58:43) completed the podium.