Challenge gran canaria. Race Preview: Challenge Gran Canaria
After a two-lap bay swim in turquoise waters, the bike course features over 1,700m of climbing.
Pieter Heemeryck EUR 14 is the second-highest ranked athlete on the start line and won this event in 2019.
Diede Diederiks NED 4:27:28.
But you should never say never, challenge accepted! During the last part of the run, however, things suddenly changed.
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From there, Lange turned the screws to drop Kastelein and Dapena, but it was a short-lived advantage — the Australian and Spanish athletes managed to re-take the German a couple of kilometres later, Dapena going on to eke out a small lead to Kastelein.
The German World Champion was in the leading group of ANFI CHALLENGE MOGAN-GRANCANARIA for a long time during the swim and bike, but made the difference during the run.
Update: Live stream for Anfi Challenge Mogan — Gran Canaria! The 2020 Ironman Florida champ also has her sights set firmly on Collins Cup qualification. To catch the attention of the captains, obviously to beat a big name or two would do it. png 200px 200px. Patrick Lange GER 3:43:05 5. Shortly thereafter, Lange and Kastelein broke away from the slower chasers, advancing on Gonzalez Dapena.
Soon thereafter Mattia Ceccarelli of Italy joined the lead pack while Laidlow crashed and lost touch. . While de Vries slowly clawed seconds ahead of Norden, Spirig continued to fly, the gap up to over 2:40 by halfway and nearly five minutes as she entered the final kilometre. Experiencing in the last editions a growth of participation and incomparable promotion, with what turns it into a great consolidated event, and respected by all the participants, institutions, companies and public. With 7 miles to go, Spirig increased her lead to 90 seconds over De Vries and Norden. With eight kilometers to go, Frodeno was of course still in the lead, but it was Patrick Lange who was maybe even more on fire. Steadily increasing her lead throughout the run, Spirig crossed the line in 4:05:52 with a 5:25 margin over De Vries and 5:49 over third place finisher Norden. While the men largely stayed together during the swim, it was Swiss Andrea Salvisberg who was first entering the transition area: he came back from the water after 21:43 minutes and was followed by French Sam Laidlow, German favorite Jan Frodeno, Australian Nick Kastelein, Belgian Pieter Heemeryck and Spanish Pablo Dapena Gonzalez, among others. enriching experiences with the best athletes in Spain and the world, the Challenge School By 3Com Squad,is the evolution of sport for children. Four more top-20 ranked European athletes are also on the start list including EUR 17 — who won this race in 2018, EUR 18 and EUR 19.