The 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission saw nearly 5,500 athletes ranging from 18-81 from more than 104 countries, regions and territories compete in the world-renowned event.
In order to qualify for the 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, more than 200,000 age-group athletes registered to compete and earn slots at over 100 IRONMAN 70.3 events held worldwide.
Hailing from Balmoral, Queensland, Bayside Multisport member Phil Davies stormed home in the Male 65-69 age category to take the World Champion title in a time of 5:10:37.
The race encompassed a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim in the ROKA Swim Course that took place at the Sand Hollow Reservoir in Hurricane, Utah, followed by the 56-mile (90.1 km) FULGAZ Bike Course that led athletes through Snow Canyon State Park.
The event capped off with a two-loop, 13.1-mile (21 km) HOKA Run Course through historic downtown St. George, where the finish line is located, with the route also showcasing Dixie Red Hills Golf Course (the first golf course in St. George) on one end and the beautiful Vernon Worthen Park on the other.
Triathlon Australia congratulates each and every Australian competitor on their journey to the starting line and for taking on the challenging terrain and conditions of St George, Utah for the World Championships.
2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, St George, Utah
Congratulations to the following medal winners:
- World Champion Phil Davies (M65-69)
- 3rd Philip Hanley (M70-74)
Congratulations to the Professional men and women fields:
- 9th Aaron Royle
- 13th Ellie Salthouse
- 29th Jack Sosinski
- 37th Stephanie Demestichas
As well as the two medal winners, a number of Australians also placed inside the top 20 of their age category.
- 4th Kelly Phuah (F50-54)
- 4th Graeme Hampton (M70-74)
- 6th Danyella Eberle (F30-34)
- 6th Raeleigh Harris (F50-54)
- 7th Mark Clough (M50-54)
- 8th Regan Hollioake (F30-34)
- 10th Jenifer Zenker (F40-44)
- 13th Daniel Mcdonnell (M18-24)
- 17th Tara Davda (F40-44)
- 19th Cassandra Heaslip (F25-29)
Qualification for the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship is already underway as the event will rotate to Lahti, Finland and take place on August 26 and 27, 2023.Find out more >>