Laura Philipp wins her Ironman debut in Barcelona in 8:34:57 and set a new course record. She also broke the German long-distance record that Daniela Sämmler set at Challenge Roth three months ago. With the win Swiss Side pro athlete Laura Philipp already qualified for Kona 2019. Second place at the Ironman Barcelona went to Hanna Maksimava (BLR). Yvonne Van Vlerken (NDL) rounded out the podium.
Photo: Ingo Kutsche