Rana, Corbis win Ironman Austria triathlon
Spain's Rana wins Ironman Austria triathlon, US triathlete Linsey Corbin takes women's race
Associated Press
2014-06-29 11:22 PM

KLAGENFURT, Austria (AP) -- Triathletes Ivan Rana of Spain and Linsey Corbin of the United States posted the fastest times of the season while winning the Ironman Austria event on Sunday.

Rana won the men's race in a personal best mark of 7 hours, 48 minutes, 43 seconds to beat second-place Christian Kramer of Germany by 5:48.

David Plese of Slovenia came 14:11 behind in third.

Former world champion and pre-race favorite Faris Al-Sultan of Germany was leading the competition but quit the cycling stage because of a flat tire.

Corbin, who also won the event in 2012, finished the women's race in 8:42:42. Simone Braendli of Switzerland trailed the American by 6:34 in second place. Lisa Huetthaler of Austria took third, 10.38 off the lead.

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