Ironman 70.3 East London

Kyle Buckingham takes 3rd place at Ironman 70.3 East London

by / No Comments / February 2, 2017

In his first race of the season, professional triathlete, Kyle Buckingham, took 3rd place overall in the 2017 Ironman 70.3 East London on Sunday in a time of 4:14:29.

First place went to French athlete Romain Guillaume in 4:08:57 and 2nd place to fellow South African James Cunnama in 4:11:26.

Comment from Kyle:

“Well, all I can say is I am super happy to start the year off on a good note finishing 3rd and getting onto the podium at Ironman SA 70.3.

It was a tough day out there especially on the bike, but I gave it everything and fought really hard to stay in sight of the podium on the run. This is always an early race to start the year off, but I love to do it because I know what to work on moving forward and leading into Ironman South Africa on the 2nd April.”

For more info on Kyle please visit http://www.kylebuckingham.co.za/ of follow him on social media:

Facebook – @kylebuckinghampro

Twitter – @kylebuckingham

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