IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires 2017 gallery

IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires 2017 (pic Jose Luis Hourcade)

In Pictures: Chura and Sanders taste success in Argentina

Great Britain’s Kimberley Morrison arrived in Argentina for Sunday’s IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires as the defending champion.

After a close race in 2016 (nine seconds winning margin!), this time around she was on the wrong side of another highly contested affair, this time taking second place to Haley Chura (USA), just 47 seconds in arrears.

The men’s race was another masterclass from Canada’s Lionel Sanders, overcoming his now standard swim deficit with an (equally standard…), fastest bike and run split. Our race report is HEREbut watch it in colourful form through this gallery.

Scroll through the images above for more on the story of the race

All images are courtesy and copyright Jose Luis Hourcade (www.joseluishourcade.com)