There were some amazing performances at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii and here are various fast female pros on their bikes - on a day with a great attrition rate. But as a reminder, a couple days ago we loaded up another female bike gallery, plus we have also fast pro men on their bikes.
American Sarah Piampiano on the way to 7th place with a 5:07:29 bike split.
A 5:07:45 bike split was very solid for American Meredith Kessler but she struggled home with a 4:19:32 marathon.
In her final race in Kona the popular American Mary Beth Ellis rode 5:07:30.
German Katja Konschak had a 5:35:59 bike split.
The Kona newbie pro Kaisa Lehtonen from Finland rode 5:08:45 on the way to 5th place.
Dutch Yvonne Van Vlerken had a 5:09:10 bike split, but did not finish the race.
The 5:10:50 bike time and a solid run earned Aussie Carrie Lester 10th place..
The course in Kona clearly offers some fine challenges.
Natascha Badmann was a surprise late entry and she managed a 5:22:25 bike time.
After a solid 5:09:05 bike time Brit Jodie Swallow suffered during the run.
Spanish pro Saleta Castro Nogueira had a 5:41:14 bike split.
A 5:29:15 bike split for American Laurel Wassner in Kona.
It was a DNF for Belgian Tine Deckers after a 5:09:06 bike split.
American Liz Lyles had a 5:7:46 bike time on the way to a 9:56:31 time and 25th pro place.
In the end it was 9:44:03 for Aussie Dimity-Lee Duke after a 5:15:21 bike split.
Spanish pro Gurutze Frades rode 5:25:31 in Kona on the way to a 10:18:46 finish time.
German Verena Walter tries to avoid radar detection with a 5:20:15 bike split.
American Meredith Kessler leads a small group towards Hawi with no one else in sight.
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