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Dirk Bockel ran a smart race and took the win at the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championships in Melbourne, Australia in 8:01:02. Caroline Steffen was solid all day and went sub-9 to capture the women’s title for the second time.
Three-time IRONMAN World Champion Craig Alexander fought back tears after crossing the line in fifth place at the IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Melbourne.
Greg Bennett has had a brilliant short course career. Now he is about to tackle his first Ironman triathlon at the age of 40. According to Triathlon.org, Greg was ranked number one in the world in 2002 and 2003 and finished fourth at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. He was the Oceania Champion in 1998 and 1990 and was the Australian Champion from 1998-2000. Below Bennett talks about doing his first ever full distance triathlon at Ironman Melbourne in March. Learn more about Greg at http://www.bennettendurance.com
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