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European Championship 70.3 Bart Aernouts wins Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden, Ronnie Schildknecht 7th & Liz Blatchford 5th.

It’s another great Sunday for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team. Bart Aernouts won his first European Championship Ironman 70.3 today in Wiesbaden. His team mate Ronnie Schildknecht finished 7th. In a very strong female field, Liz Blatchford took 5th.

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Will Clarke 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Calgary

Will Clarke came 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Calgary. Will (03:44:19) finished just 36 seconds behind Andy Potts (3:43:43). Brandon Marsh (03:47:32) completed the podium.

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Axel Zeebroek 4th in Ironman UK; Dirk Bockel 6th in Challenge Roth & Helle Frederiksen 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Racine

Axel Zeebroek of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team finished fourth in the Ironman UK with a time of 8:53:37. Viennot Cyril (FRA) took the title with a time of 08:44:10, Skipper Joe (GBR; 08:48:12) and Kotsegarov Kirill (EST; 08:53:37) completed the podium. His Uplace-BMC teammate Dirk Bockel participated in Challenge Roth (GER) where he became 6th. In the half-triathlon distance the third Uplace-BMC triathlete in action today, Helle Frederiksen, became 2nd in the Ironman 70.3 Racine (USA).

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Helle Frederiksen wins Boulder Peak Triathlon (Olympic distance, 5150 series)

Helle Frederiksen of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has won today’s Boulder Peak triathlon (Colrado, US). The Boulder Peak Triathlon is her preparation race for IM Racine 70.3 (Wisconsin, US) coming up next Sunday. Helle Frederiksen edged out Radka Vodičková (Czech) and Lauren Goss (USA) for the win in Boulder. Helle's Uplace-BMC team mate Will Clarke participated yesterday in the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon. Will won this sprint triathlon that was organized to raise awareness and money for charity (the Cancer Research UK).

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Corinne Abraham European Champion in Ironman Frankfurt Germany; Ronnie Schildknecht 4th

Corinne Abraham has won today’s Ironman Germany, which is also the European Championship. It is her second full Ironman victory after her last year's win in Melbourne. Clocking in at 08:52:40, Corinne Abraham edged out comfortably Liz Lyles (USA; 08:56:36) and Gina Crawford (New Zealand; 08:58:06) for the win in Frankfurt. While Corinne celebrated her win, Ronnie Schildknecht finished fourth in an impressive field.

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Bart Aernouts wins IM France; Sofie Goos 4th in IM Austria

Bart Aernouts has won the 2014 Ironman France. It is the first full Ironman victory for the seven-time half distance winner. Clocking in at 8:33:22, Bart Aernouts edged out Victor Del Corral (Spain; 08:37:23) and Tyler Butterfield (Bermuda; 08:40:56) for the win in Nice. While Bart celebrated his win in France, his teammate Sofie Goos finished fourth in the Ironman Austria.

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Axel Zeebroek 3rd, Romain Guillaume 5th in IM 70.3 Luxembourg

Axel Zeebroek and Romain Guillaume have finished third and fifth respectively in today’s Ironman 70.3 Luxembourg. Marino Vanhoenacker (Belgium; 03:47:47) took the win. Nils Frommhold (Germany; 03:49:05) came in second.

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Super Sunday! Will Clarke wins IM 70.3 UK – Ronnie Schildknecht 2nd in Challenge Kraichgau – Axel Zeebroek wins La Roche 111 tri

It’s another Super Sunday for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team. June 15 brought a win in the Ironman 70.3 UK for Will Clarke, a second place finish for Ronnie Schildknecht in the Challenge Kraichgau and a victory for Axel Zeebroek in the La Roche 111 tri. Six months into the season, the 10 Uplace-BMC athletes have already recorded 10 victories and 16 podium finishes.

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Liz Blatchford wins IM Cairns second year in a row

Liz Blatchford has successfully defended her Ironman Cairns title. Liz dominated the rain-drenched race from start to finish, clocking in with a final time of 09:16:58. Melanie Burke (New Zealand; 09:22:53) and Asä Lundström (Sweden; 09:25:56) completed the podium. This is Liz’s fifth Ironman title. The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team’s 2014 victory tally now stands at eight.

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Ronnie Schildknecht 4th in IM 70.3 Switzerland, Bart Aernouts 8th

Ronnie Schildknecht and Bart Aernouts have finished 4th and 8th respectively in the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Switzerland. Boris Stein (Germany; 03:44:42) took the title. Silver and bronze went to Ruedi Wild (03:45:31) and Mike Aigroz (03:46:31) of Switzerland. Ronnie was in the mix for a podium finish the entire race. Bart, on the other hand, fell ill this week, which made for a tough day to race.

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