Gray and Bevilaqua lead Ultraman

Rob Gray and Kate Bevilaqua lead the way after Day 1 of the Ultraman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii. (Thanks to Bob Babbitt for the updates!)

| November 26, 2016 | NEWS

After winning Ultraman Florida earlier this year it comes as little surprise that 40-year-old Rob Gray (USA) is leading the way at the Ultraman World Championship in Hawaii today after a 2:29:55 swim 10 km swim and a 5:32:13 split for the 90 mile bike (8:02:08). He's just under 10 minutes ahead of 33-year-old Inaki De La Parra (MEX) at the end of day 1 (8:12:05).

Pro triathlete Kate Bevilaqua (39) leads the women's race - she was second overall out of the water (behind Gray) in 2:31:58 and then rode 5:54:34 to finish the first day of racing in 8:26:32. She's sitting third overall right now. Canada's Tara Norton, 45, a former pro triathlete, is currently in second place in the women's race and sixth overall thanks toa  2:39:57 swim and a 6:01:09 bike. She was met at the finish line by her daughter.

Covering a total distance of 320 miles (515 kilometers) on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Ultraman includes a 6.2 mile (10 K) open ocean swim, a 261.4 mile (421 K) cross-country bike ride and a 52.4 mile (84 K) ultra-marathon run.

Day 2 includes the remainder of the bike (170.65 miles/ 274.63 km) while day 3 is made up of the double marathon.

 

Last Name

First Name

Age

Gender

Swim 6.2 miles

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Bike 90 miles

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Total Day 1

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Gray

Rob

40

M

2:29:55

5:32:13

8:02:08

De La Parra

Inaki

33

M

2:44:44

5:27:21

8:12:05

Bevilaqua

Kate

39

F

2:31:58

5:54:34

8:26:32

O'Keeffe

Tony

55

M

2:36:13

5:51:39

8:27:52

Wayth

Travis "Trout"

46

M

2:50:31

5:45:10

8:35:41

Norton

Tara

45

F

2:37:57

6:01:09

8:39:06

Kregar

Miro

54

M

2:39:08

6:31:38

9:10:46

Ribeiro

Bernardo

34

M

2:34:37

6:45:45

9:20:22

Dembeck

Jochen

49

M

2:54:37

6:30:52

9:25:29

Bentley

Chad

43

M

2:34:35

6:56:51

9:31:26

Studer

Staci

43

F

3:02:31

6:39:47

9:42:18

Gutierrez Muñoz

Juanma

35

M

3:35:21

6:11:39

9:47:00

Doucet

Patricio

41

M

3:04:21

6:44:35

9:48:56

Wang

Gary

49

M

3:21:26

6:39:26

10:00:52

Howerton

John

36

M

3:18:38

6:47:30

10:06:08

Fredley

Brian

48

M

2:48:30

7:21:34

10:10:04

Valler

Renato

37

M

2:33:53

7:53:38

10:27:31

Galindo Romero

Enrique

33

M

3:27:13

7:03:20

10:30:33

Smitobol

Nat

40

M

3:11:51

7:28:56

10:40:47

MacKenzie

Iona

44

F

3:33:01

7:11:24

10:44:25

Coulter

Ailie

34

F

3:06:29

8:00:12

11:06:41

Patzina

Roland

50

M

3:04:56

8:06:19

11:11:15

Quiles Lara

Ignacio "Nacho"

38

M

3:53:41

7:29:09

11:22:50

Terranova

Meredith

42

F

3:42:49

7:42:50

11:25:39

Craveri

Juan

48

M

3:23:51

8:21:55

11:45:46

Armellini

Armando

46

M

3:51:39

7:55:58

11:47:37

Donadoni Santos

Diogo

35

M

3:51:54

7:56:31

11:48:25

Almas

Patrick

29

M

2:53:11

8:58:38

11:51:49

Jaffe

Joseph

52

M

3:29:35

DNF

DNF

Sawada

Akifumi

41

M

3:29:53

DNF

DNF

Lopinski

Peter

47

M

DNF

DNF

DNF

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