WHISTLER, British Columbia — Two Wenatchee residents finished in the top-three of their respective age groups in the Ironman Canada 2013, which was held Sunday in Whistler, British Columbia.
George Velazquez finished second in the men’s 40-44 division and 16th overall, while Lynda Finegold placed third in the women’s 40-44 age group.
Velazquez had a time of 9:34:53. He completed the 2.4-mile swim in 57:18, the 112-mile bike ride in 5:07:12 and the marathon run in 3:25:08.
Finegold was in first-place after the swimming and biking portion, which she finished in a combined 6:34:46. Her final time was 10:45:23 after running 23.2 miles in 4:03:58.
Roger Hotz, of Switzerland, won the 40-44 division with a time of 9:31:49, and Canadian Melissa Lowenberg took the division Finegold competed in with a time of 10:40:56.