It’s always sweet to win, but even sweeter to win at home. Austrian triathlete Michi Weiss won the 70.3 St. Polten in his sixth attempt after previously recording second and third-place finishes. Weiss set a new course record with his winning time of 3:51:36 and posted the fastest bike split of the day.
Heather Jackson’s winning ways continued in Tennessee with a come-from-behind victory to snatch the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga. Overcoming a deficit after the swim, Jackson powered through the ride and run segments to win in a time of 4:11:08, setting the day’s best bike and run splits.
Olympian and FIVB World Championship silver medalist Lauren Fendrick made it to the finals at the AVP Austin Open. The beach volleyball pro took home the second-place prize with partner Sarah Sponcil.
19-year-old swimming phenom Michael Andrew notched a personal best time in the 50m free final at the Atlanta Classic in a time of 21.73. He bested his World Junior Championship-winning effort of 21.75 from last August.