Sunday, 14 Aug, 2022

Captured in images: big weekend of Ironman racing in Europe

Celebrations were in order as Ellie Salthouse (middle) took top podium spot, Svenja Thoes (left) claiming second and Emma Bilham (right) rounding off the podium in the women's PRO category at IRONMAN 70.3 Andorra. (Getty Images for Ironman)

It was a busy weekend of racing in Europe last weekend with full-distance Ironman races in Lanzarote and UK, along with half-distance races in Andorra and Les Sables d’Olonne. We have another look back at the exciting racing at some beautiful venues through these photos courtesy of Ironman.

Breathtaking views from Engolasters Lake at the inaugral Ironman 70.3 Andorra. (Getty Images for Ironman)
LES SABLES D’OLONNE – JULY 04: A general view of the departure during the Ironman 70.3 on July 04, 2021 in Les Sables d’Olonne, Unspecified. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images for Ironman)
A beautiful day for a Club La Santa Ironman Lanzarote triathlon event. (James Mitchell for Ironman)
An athlete enjoying the scenic bike views that the Ironman 70.3 Andorra provided. (Getty Images for Ironman)
The volunteers at the 2021 Club La Santa Ironman Lanzarote event were awesome once again. (James Mitchell for Ironman)
BOLTON, ENGLAND – JULY 04: An athlete competes in the bike section of Ironman UK on July 4, 2021 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images for Ironman)
BOLTON, ENGLAND – JULY 04: An athlete competes in the bike section of Ironman UK on July 4, 2021 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images for Ironman)
WHAT A VIEW! Beautiful shot taken at Club La Santa Ironman Lanzarote. (James Mitchell for Ironman)
LES SABLES D’OLONNE – JULY 04: Anne Reischmann of Germany competes during the Ironman 70.3 on July 04, 2021 in Les Sables d’Olonne, Unspecified. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images for Ironman)
The streets of Lahti, Finland! A memorable race experience at Ironman 70.3 Finland. (Getty Images for Ironman)
LES SABLES D’OLONNE – JULY 04: Exhausted athletes react at the finish line during the Ironman 70.3 on July 04, 2021 in Les Sables d’Olonne, Unspecified. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images for Ironman)
BOLTON, ENGLAND – JULY 04: Katrina Matthews of Britain reacts after winning the women’s race at Ironman UK on July 4, 2021 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images for Ironman)
Celebrations were in order as Ellie Salthouse (middle) took top podium spot, Svenja Thoes (left) claiming second and Emma Bilham (right) rounding off the podium in the women’s PRO category at Ironman 70.3 Andorra. (Getty Images for Ironman)
BOLTON, ENGLAND – JULY 04: Joe Skipper of Britain (C) 1st, Sam Laidlow of France (L) 2nd and Leon Chevalier of France (R) 3rd on the podium at Ironman UK on July 4, 2021 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images for Ironman)
#MedalMonday – Check out the 2021 Club La Santa Ironman Lanzarote finisher medal. (James Mitchell for Ironman)

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