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Aaron Royle and Ashleigh Gentle wins the traditional Noosa Triathlon

Australians Aaron Royle and Ashleigh Gentle claimed the elite titles at the Subaru Noosa Triathlon Sunday.  The event is one of Australia’s most traditional race in the non-draft format and attracks yearly a world class field in which is the first main event of the Australian season

Royle defended his 2013 Noosa title by outsprinting his ITU countrymen Dan Wilson and Ryan Bailie in the final 200m of the race. The champion had a final time of  1:47:59, Wilson came in  1:48:02  and Bailie in 1:48:06

On the women side, Ashleigh Gentle had to beat a world class field in all formats. The start list included starts from long course racing such as Caroline Steffen, ITU specialists like Paula Findley and Olympic Distance non-drafting specialists such as Radka Vodickova and Liz Blatchford.

Gentle managed to arrive into transition two with the main pack and one minute ahead of Findlay. At the 8km mark, Findlay had overtaken everyone but Gentle who held onto the win. Ironman start Caroline Steffen managed an impressive third place among all the short course stars.

 

 

Australia Ashley Gentle continues her winning streak in Noosa after winning Ironman 5i50 in Bohol, Philippines
Australia Ashley Gentle continues her winning streak in Noosa after winning Ironman 5i50 in Bohol, Philippines on Oct 20th, 2014

 

Subaru Noosa Triathlon
Noosa, Australia
November 2, 2014
S 1.5k / B 40k / R 10k

Results

Elite Men

1. Aaron Royle (AUS) 1:47:59
2. Dan Wilson (AUS) 1:48:02
3. Ryan Bailie (AUS) 1:48:06
4. Peter Kerr (AUS) 1:48:32
5. Cameron Good (AUS) 1:48:45
6. Brad Kahlefeldt (AUS) 1:50:38
7. Sam Betten (AUS) 1:50:56
8. Ben Cook (AUS) 1:51:00
9. Tyler Butterfield (BER) 1:51:06
10. Matthew Roberts (AUS) 1:51:10

Elite Women

1. Ashleigh Gentle (AUS) 1:59:10
2. Paula Findlay (CAN) 1:59:58
3. Caroline Steffen (SUI) 2:00:29
4. Liz Blatchford (GBR) 2:01:37
5. Nicky Samuels (NZL) 2:02:22
6. Felicity Sheedy-Ryan (AUS) 2:04:39
7. Melissa Hauschildt (AUS) 2:04:49
8. Sarah Crowley (AUS) 2:06:21
9. Radka Vodickova (CZE) 2:06:48
10. Ellie Salthouse (AUS) 2:07:41

See also:  Mitch Robins and Dimity-Lee Duke winners of the Pattaya International Triathlon
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