Billington, Donner win NO 5i50

Gregory Billington of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Kaitlin Donner of Melbourne, Florida won the menís and womenís overall titles at New Orleans 5i50.

Billington combined a race-best 18:18 swim, 4th-fastest 54:58 bike split and 2nd-best 32:31 run to finish in 1:47:32 with a 2:16 margin of victory over runner-up Jordan Jones and 2:43 over 3rd-place finisher Tom Davison of New Zealand.

Donnerís 3rd-best 19:46 swim, 7th-fastest 1:04:00 bike split and 3rd quickest 38:27 run brought her to the finish line in 2:04:07 with a 30 seconds margin of victory over runner-up Andrea Steyn of the Republic of South Africa and 276 seconds ahead of 3rd-place finisher Annie Warner of Nine Mile Falls, Washington.

New Orleans 5i50
New Orleans, Louisiana
May 26, 2013
S 1,5k / B 40k / R 10k

Results

Men

1. Gregory Billington (USA) 1:47:32
2. Jordan Jones (USA) 1:49:48
3. Tom Davison (NZL) 1:50:15
4. Karl Kahsar (USA) 1:50:36
5. Mark Bowstead (NZL) 1:51:12
6. David Thompson (USA) 1:51:46
7. Christian Kemp (AUS) 1:52:30
8. Lawrence Fanous (JOR) 1:53:22
9. James Seear (AUS) 1:54:45
10. Barrett Brandon (USA) 1:54:48

Women

1. Kaitlin Donner (USA) 2:04:07
2. Andrea Steyn (RSA) 2:04:37
3. Annie Warner (USA) 2:04:44
4. Kat Baker (AUS) 2:05:29
5. Lauren Brandon (USA) 2:07:04
6. Hallie Blunck (USA) 2:07:53
7. Catherine Jameson (GBR) 2:08:43
8. Kristina Schultz (CAN) 2:09:25 * F Elite
9. Lauren Dance (RSA) 2:11:08
10. Seeley Gutierrez (USA) 2:11:58 * F Elite