Collington and Seymour too hot to handle in Mexico

Tuesday 16 May 2017
Race winner Kevin Collington (USA) patiently waited for the run to let the dynamics of the race settle down before making his move towards the front. In typical Andrew Starykowicz (USA) fashion, he hammered the bike for a race-best time of 1:57:23 which resulted in Collington facing a manageable +1:47 deficit at the start of the run. It didn't take long for Collington to assert his authority on the race, making the pass on a fading Starykowicz before the first three km's of the run were completed. Collington would have to fend off a late charge being mounted from behind by Tyler Butterfield (BER) to claimed the win with a 3:42:09 clocking. 

Jeanni Seymour (ZAF) notched her second win of the season but putting in a solid performance in all three disciplines in Mexico. Seymour exited the water with a large chase group two minutes back of the swim leaders and dismounted her bike in sole possession of second place and just under two minutes back of Lauren Brandon (USA) who had lead from the start of the race. Seymour wasted little time and grabbed the lead in the opening km's of the run and quickly put the race to bed and would eventually win the race by a winning margin of +4:56 on her closet rival.

Top 5 Pro Men
1 Collington, Kevin USA 0:24:04…2:00:41…1:15:08…3:42:09
2 Butterfield, Tyler BMU 0:24:05…2:00:21…1:15:27…3:42:34
3 Serrano, Francisco MEX 0:25:05…1:59:18…1:17:50…3:45:05
4 Beals, Cody CAN 0:26:28…2:00:50…1:16:29…3:46:22
5 Sudrie, Sylvain FRA 0:23:59…2:00:28…1:21:15…3:48:23

Top 5 Pro Women
1 Seymour, Jeanni ZAF 0:26:49…2:16:37…1:21:42…4:07:51
2 Lyles, Liz USA 0:29:26…2:15:11…1:25:05…4:12:47
3 Goss, Lauren USA 0:24:59…2:19:40…1:25:55…4:13:08
4 Brennan Morrey, Ruth USA 0:34:03…2:18:32…1:18:04…4:14:09
5 Smith, Lesley USA 0:26:56…2:23:00…1:21:04…4:14:15
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