Ueda, Chacon triumph in Ecuador

19 Mar, 2008 12:00

Costa Rican Leonardo Chacon and Ai Ueda from Japan won the Salinas ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup in Ecuador.  In the elite women’s race, Ueda took the title with a time of 1 hour 59 minutes and 7 seconds, the only woman in the field to break the 2-hour barrier.  Chilean Barbara Riveros Diaz took the silver after a blistering final leg of 33:00, by far the fastest run split of the day amongst the women.  Elizabeth Bravo delighted the home crowds with the bronze.

Salinas ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup
1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run

Final Results - Elite Women
1 Ueda, Ai JPN 01:59:07  
2 Riveros Diaz, Barbara CHI 02:00:04  
3 Bravo, Elizabeth ECU 02:00:33
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In the elite men’s field, Chacon cruised to victory by margin of a minute and half over Mexican Eligio Cervantes. Ramon Ejeda Medina of Spain came across for bronze.

Salinas ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup
1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run

Final Results - Elite Men
1 Chacon, Leonardo CRC 01:47:19  
2 Cervantes, Eligio MEX 01:48:51  
3 Ejeda Medina, Ramon ESP 01:49:03
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Related Event: 2008 Salinas ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup
14 - 15 Mar, 2008 • event page
Results - Elite Women
1. Ai Ueda JPN 01:59:07
2. Barbara Riveros CHI 02:00:04
3. Elizabeth Bravo ECU 02:00:33
4. Melody Ramirez MEX 02:02:45
5. Eva Ledesma Calvet ESP 02:03:19
6. Melanie Hauss SUI 02:03:51
7. Dunia Gomez MEX 02:04:58
8. Fiorella D'Croz COL 02:06:43
9. Pamella Oliveira BRA 02:08:15
10. Yeimi Cuevas Romero COL 02:09:38
Results - Elite Men
1. Leonardo Chacon CRC 01:47:19
2. Eligio Cervantes MEX 01:48:51
3. Ramon Ejeda Medina ESP 01:49:03
4. Danilo Pimentel BRA 01:49:29
5. Péter Bajai HUN 01:51:02
6. Leomar Perdomo VEN 01:51:21
7. Jorge Eduardo Arias COL 01:52:22
8. Felipe Van De Wyngard CHI 01:52:50
9. Carlos Fischer VEN 01:54:04
10. Héctor Cárdenas VEN 01:55:09
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