“Athletes from all over the world took to the streets of Los Angeles to compete within the triathlon, bike tour, or 5k,” mentioned Ibi Montesino, senior vice chairman, and managing director for Herbalife Nutrition North America Region. “Thousands of spectators on the sidelines cheered the athletes on, and we thank them, our companions and sponsors for making this a profitable occasion.”
The outcomes of the highest three podium spots within the elite males’s and girls’s International Distance class are as follows:
- First place, PTO World #326, Jamie Riddle, who trains in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, crossed the end line at 01:48:55
- Second place, PTO World #77, Eric Lagerstrom from Bend, Oregon, accomplished the race at 01:49:32
- Third place, PTO World #65, Steven McKenna from Findon, Australia, captured the final podium spot at 01:51:02
- First place, Vittoria Lopes, who trains in Boulder, Colorado, crossed the end line at a time of 02:03:49
- Second place, Amy Sloan from Lafayette, Colorado, accomplished the race at 02:04:50
- Third place, PTO World #22 Amelia Watkinson from Auckland, New Zealand, took the third-place place at 02:05:20
Note: The prize purse can be equally cut up between the highest 15 elite female and male triathletes.
The day began as hundreds of triathletes lined up on Venice Beach to start the ocean swim. After individuals exited the water, the race continued on the bike down Venice Blvd. and thru the guts of Los Angeles, culminating on the famed L.A. Live’s Xbox Plaza out of doors venue.
This triathlon is the one city point-to-point course, providing athletes numerous choices from an International and Sprint distance triathlon and relay and an aquabike, a Bike Tour, and a 5K run/stroll.
New this 12 months was the Pro AM format by which groups of three competed for the highest spot. Athletes from the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) led the swim earlier than handing it over to a member of the Professional Triathlete Organisation (PTO), who completed the bike leg by way of Los Angeles, adopted by an novice working to the end line. The profitable Pro AM staff included Haven Shepherd, from Carthage, Missouri, Lionel Sanders and Paul Felder.
On finishing the race, athletes and spectators got here collectively on the Finish Line Festival. The pageant featured free-family actions, leisure, and a child’s zone.
JDRF, this 12 months’s nonprofit of selection that funds Type 1 diabetes analysis, acquired a $25,000 donation on behalf of the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to bettering the lives of youngsters and communities all over the world.
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