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IRONMAN Pro Series Standings: Matt Hanson edges Patrick Lange after early season races

The IRONMAN Pro Series standings after the first section of the season is led by American Matt Hanson after his victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga.

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As we prepare for a jam-packed month of IRONMAN Pro Series racing, we take a quick glance at the rankings, where the pool of contenders for the title are starting to take shape.

Leading the pack is American veteran Matt Hanson, who holds a slender lead over two-time IRONMAN World Champion Patrick Lange, with the pair having raced three events apiece.

In third, Canadian Jackson Laundry currently occupies the last spot in the Top 3, but will see his position challenged over the next month, with races in Boulder, Cairns, Mont-Tremblant and Les Sables d’Olonne.

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How do the rankings work?

In this year’s brand new series, the points awarded at each race are determined by the event distance and winner’s finishing time. For the first placed athlete, a middle distance win is worth 2,500 points and a full distance race worth 5,000 points.

Looking at Oceanside, Lionel Sanders earned the maximum 2,500 points, with each athlete behind him receiving a score based on the system that awards points for their individual finish time relative to the event winner.

For every second an athlete finishes behind first place, their tally diminishes by one point. In Oceanside for example, Sam Long received 2,429 points after finishing 71 seconds behind Sanders.

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Current Pro Series rankings – Men

The leading men – as of May 27, 2024 – are as follows:

  • 1. Matt Hanson (USA) – 8,384
  • 2. Patrick Lange (GER) – 8,236
  • 3. Jackson Laundry (CAN) – 6,796
  • 4. Paul Schuster (GER) – 6,615
  • 5. Chris Leiferman (USA) – 5,848
  • 6. Justin Riele (USA) – 5,721
  • 7. Tomas Rodriguez Hernandez (MEX) – 5,582
  • 8. Andre Lopes (BRA) – 5,245
  • 9. Sam Long (USA) – 4,929
  • 10. Colin Szuch (USA) – 4,886
  • 11. Mattia Ceccarelli (ITA) – 4,643
  • 12. Clement Mignon (FRA) – 4,641
  • 13. Matthew Marquardt (USA) – 4,608
  • 14. Robert Kallin (SWE) – 4,473
  • 15. Antony Costes (FRA) – 4,346
  • 16. Samuel Huerzeler (SUI) – 4,327
  • 17. John Killeen (USA) – 4,128
  • 18. Maximilian Sperl (GER) – 4,005
  • 19. Florian Angert (GER) – 3,907
  • 20. Strahinja Trakic (SER) – 3,869
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Tomos Land
Tomos Land is a triathlon & running journalist whose expertise lies in the professional world of short course & long distance triathlon, though he also boasts an extensive knowledge of ultra-running.

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