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Potts Defends 70.3 California Title with Victory


Over 1,900 athletes gathered today in Oceanside, California for the 2008 running of the Ironman 70.3 California triathlon.

Andy Potts who lead all day was passed by Craig Alexander with about 400 meters to go but Potts surged past Alexander in the last 25 meters to defend his Ironman 70.3 California title. On the women's side Erika Csomor of Hungary used her fast bike split to set herself up for the victory over Leanda Cave.
 
2008 Ironman 70.3 California Results:

     Women          Men  
1 - Erika Csomor 4:23:14    1 - Andy Potts 3:58:22
2 - Mirinda Carfrae 4:25:51    2 - Craig Alexander 3:58:25
3 - Leanda Cave 4:26:40    3 - Paul Ambrose 4:03:35
4 - Michellie Jones 4:28:51    4 - David Thompson 4:05:31
5 - Samantha McGlone 4:29:23    5 - Richie Cunningham 4:05:38

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