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Melissa Rollison Second at Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship Triathlon in Phuket

Australia’s newest triathlon sensation, Melissa Rollison, finished and amazing 2nd at the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship in Phuket. Melissa’s 12th fastest overall run of the day catapulted her in to 2nd spot behind the powerhouse Caroline Steffen. Rollison’s self confessed slow swim was good on the day and put her in 7th coming out of the water and a quick T1 saw her move in to 5th at the start of the bike leg. Belinda Granger was 3rd, Michelle Wu 4th and Rachael Paxton was 7th. In the mens race Chris Legh was 5th and Paul Ambrose was 6th.

Strong Australian contingent to tackle final Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 Clearwater

The Ironman 70.3 Series culminates this weekend with its world championship in Clearwater, Florida. More than 1,800 competitors have earnt the right to compete in the Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 by qualifying at one of the nearly 50 events held around the world. A professional prize purse totaling $100,000 is on offer together with Timex Ironman Watch bonuses worth $10,000 along the bike and run courses.