“I really didn’t think it was possible to break the record that I set last year,” she said.

“To do so and to do it so definitively has been incredibly overwhelming. I think I’ve even surprised myself.”

Wellington remains unbeaten over an Ironman course, the long-distance discipline of triathlon which comprises a 1.2-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a marathon run.

Despite having won three times at the event’s spiritual home, the World Championships in Hawaii, she says Challenge Roth is right up there with Kona when it comes to fanatical support. 

Source: BBC Sports 

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