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Sonoma County Ironman-Vineman Triathalon winners announced

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Sonoma County Ironman-Vineman Triathalon winners announced

 Nearly 2,000 Athletes Converged in Windsor to Participate in 140.6 Mile Triathlon

Warm conditions did not slow down Kyle Buckingham (ZAF) and Sarah Piampiano, who both used impressive bike and run splits to take home the crown at the inaugural IRONMAN®  Vineman triathlon. Buckingham finished with a time of 08:27:58, while Piampiano dominatedthe women’s field with a 09:19:05 finish time, nearly 45 minutes faster than second place.

Top five professional men’s results:

Ctry SWIM BIKE RUN FINISH

1. Kyle Buckingham ZAF 00:52:46 04:30:39 03:00:13 08:27:58

2. Chris McDonald AUS 00:55:37 04:32:58 03:02:02 08:34:53

3. Jonathan Shearon USA 00:55:38 04:33:41 03:05:11 08:39:24

4. Barrett Brandon USA 00:49:19 04:43:24 03:06:53 08:44:17

5. Richie Cunningham AUS 00:52:54 04:35:24 03:13:50 08:46:39

KYLE BUCKINGHAM wind Ironman Sonoma County

Top five professional women’s results:

Ctry SWIM BIKE RUN FINISH

1. Sarah Piampiano USA 01:08:58 04:57:13 03:07:07 09:19:05

2. Ashley Paulson USA 01:15:34 05:27:13 03:15:48 10:03:38

3. Jessica Smith USA 00:57:35 05:29:12 03:45:28 10:17:17

4. Kyra Wiens USA 01:04:51 05:29:34 03:39:32 10:19:40

5. Katy Cargiulo USA 01:10:29 05:38:05 03:40:26 10:36:41

 A full race recap will be forthcoming at www.ironman.com/triathlon-news/ironman-life.aspx