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Yoder, Jerdonek in Columbia

Written by: Herbert Krabel
Date: Sun May 22 2011

An angry Andrew Yoder blitzed the bike at the 2011 Columbia Triathlon in course record time and cruised to a comfortable win. Lindsey Jerdonek used a strong run to get away from Jasmine Oeinck to take the women's title.

"Felt amazing to get both the bike and course record. I was angry from my ride last week and wanted to get rolling again," said Yoder to slowtwitch.

"I loved the experience of being 'in' the race. Plus, I took 11 minutes off my time from 2009 so I'm happy with that," said Jerdonek. 'It shows what's possible when you believe in yourself."


2011 Columbia Triathlon
Columbia, MD / May 22, 2011
1.5k swim / 41k bike / 10k run

Top men

1. Andrew Yoder (USA) 1:49:51
2. James Cunnama (RSA) 1:53:19
3. Richie Cunningham (AUS) 1:54:22
4. Jordan Jones (USA) 1:55:01
5. Holden Comeau (USA) 1:56:22
6. Timothy DeBoom (USA) 1:56:37
7. James Hadley (GBR) 1:56:45
8. Brian Duffy (USA) 1:57:47
9. Mike Caiazzo (USA) 1:58:52
10. Matias Palavecino (CHI) 1:59:21

Top women

1. Lindsey Jerdonek (USA) 2:09:07
2. Jasmine Oeinck (USA) 2:10:02
3. Laurel Wassner (USA) 2:10:37
4. Suzanne Serpico (USA) 2:14:09
5. Marianna Kenyon (USA) 2:15:26
6. Kristin Andrews (USA) 2:15:34
7. Beth Shutt (USA) 2:17:30
8. Jennifer Tetrick (USA) 2:17:50
9. Jessica Chong (USA) 2:18:13
10. Kelly Ciravolo (USA) 2:19:16

  

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