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The Girls of Kona – Who to watch out for in 2011

Girls just don’t smack talk like the guys! It would make things much more exciting if they weren’t so careful about saying something wrong. Any media’s good media! Right? Chrissie Wellington is the standout favourite but who are the other top women who will be there ready to pounce if Chrissie falters? Christie Sym gives us the low down on the women’s ironman world championship race.

Australian Paul Matthews and Chrissie Wellington win Ironman 70.3 Kansas – report and results

Australia’s Paul ‘Barny’ Matthews has won Ironman 70.3 in Kansas. He did it in style finishing 6 minutes ahead of 2nd placed David Khan from the USA with Australia’s Luke Bell a further 30 seconds back in 3rd place. Josh Rix finished 11th with Christian Kemp having an ordinary race back in 40th. Chrissie Wellington won the women’s race with a 1:16 run (4th overall) with Leanda Cave 2nd and Whitney Garcia 3rd. Madeleine Oldfield had a fantastic 4th place.