The Pacific Northwestern gem of Coeur d’Alene welcomed athletes from around the world to the region on Sunday, June 27 as they swam 2.4-miles, biked 112-miles and ran 26.2 miles through Northern Idaho for the 2021 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon. With some of the world’s best on hand, Sam Long (Boulder, Colo.) and Carrie Lester (Cardiff by the Sea, Calif./Representing Australia) took the top honors with finishing times of 8:07:40 and 8:54:51 respectively.
Rounding out the men’s professional podium was Justin Metzler (Boulder, Colo.), who came in second with a finish time of 8:13:03 and Pedro Gomes (Scottdale, Ariz./Representing Portugal) who posted a 8:17:06 finishing time that was good for third place. On the female side, Fenella Langridge (Great Britain) took second in 8:59:50 in her first full-distance IRONMAN performance, while Linsey Corbin (Bend, Ore.) finished in third with a time of 9:13:21.
|1. Sam Long||USA||00:54:14||04:18:55||02:51:13||08:07:40|
|2. Justin Metzler||USA||00:52:04||04:29:02||02:47:59||08:13:03|
|3. Pedro Gomes||PRT||00:52:08||04:30:49||02:49:59||08:17:06|
|4. Jason Pohl||CAN||00:54:17||04:34:51||02:47:46||08:20:57|
|5. Matt Russell||USA||00:59:12||04:26:43||02:54:46||08:24:54|
|1. Carrie Lester||AUS||00:52:22||04:48:47||03:06:32||08:54:51|
|2. Fenella Langridge||GBR||00:52:41||04:58:59||03:13:48||08:59:50|
|3. Linsey Corbin||USA||01:02:17||05:04:51||03:02:07||09:13:21|
|4. Haley Chura||USA||00:49:41||05:22:44||03:05:47||09:24:02|
|5. Kelly Fillnow||USA||01:02:42||05:10:01||03:20:36||09:37:14|