The morning started perfectly as the sun came up to watch all day long over the inaugural edition of TriStar Deauville triathlon. More than 850 triathletes decided to take part in the race, starting at 8:15 in water which temperature was measured by the chief marshal at 15 degrees.
Two men escaped the peloton very quickly, French Sylvain Sudrie and James Elvery of New Zealand started in a neck-breaking tempo, leaving their followers more than a minute behind. Romain Guillaume and Olivier Marceau were started their hunting roles at the beginning of the bike part. Romain Guillaume had to stop soon afterwards because of a mechanic problem.
In the end, Romain Guillaume was disqualified because he received external help after his technical problem.
Imperially leading the race, the recent vice-champion of Europe in long distance performed a great show. Sudrie showed his real power after the first of three loops being 3 minutes ahead of a small group of athletes including Olivier Marceau, Joerie Vansteelant, James Elvery and Anthony Le Duey.
2012 TriStar111 Deauville Triathlon Results:
Deauville, France - June 17, 2012
|Top 10 Men Results||Time||
|Top 10 Women Results||Time|
|Anthony Le Duey||3:21:46||
|Bianca Van Den Kieboom||4:15:50|
|Frederic Le Gall||3:28:04||
Among the women, it's Tamsin Lewis who took over the swimming part from the beginning and held her position until the end. She was followed by the Swiss Adeline Rausis and the athlete from the region Valérie Letac.
Women participants came to the arch in the order that was set at the very beginning. Tamsin Lewis came easily for her first victory in the TriStar format before Adeline Rausis and the Normand athlete Valérie Letac.
Earlier this morning, the young Belgic athlete Maxime Verstraete became the winner of TriStar33.3 triathlon among the men and Virginie Ferrat won in the women's category.
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