2011 Ironman World Championship

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  • Published Feb 29, 2012
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Mirinda Carfrae holds the Ironman World Championship women's marathon course record. Photo: Nils Nilsen

Defending champion Mirinda Carfrae had to work her way through the field after coming off the bike in eighth. Her record-setting marathon of 2:52:09 got her up to second place but wasn’t enough to catch Chrissie.

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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