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First Pro Kona Slots To Be Handed Out This Week

  • By Liz Hichens
  • Published Jul 29, 2013
  • Updated Jul 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM UTC
Pete Jacobs will look to defend his world title. Photo: Kurt Hoy

The Men

All of the top-40 men have validated with an Ironman finish. There are a couple of legitimate podium contenders who will not be offered spots in this round of qualifying. The biggest names are Michael Raelert (GER) and Marino Vanhoenacker (BEL). Others top athletes left off of the list at this point include Daniel Fontana (ITA), Maik Twelsiek (GER), Tim Van Berkel (AUS), Paul Matthews (AUS), Viktor Zyemtsev (UKR) and Tom Lowe (GBR).

1. Sebastian Kienle (GER) 9260*
2. Eneko Llanos (ESP) 9085
3. Andreas Raelert (GER) 8290
4. Craig Alexander (AUS) 8220*
5. Frederik Van Lierde (BEL) 7260
6. Timothy O’Donnell (USA) 6985
7. Andy Potts (USA) 6850
8. Pete Jacobs (AUS) 6690*
9. Bart Aernouts (BEL) 6460
10. Bas Diederen (NLD) 6440
11. Jimmy Johnsen (DNK) 5910
12. Bevan Docherty (NZL) 5900
13. Petr Vabrousek (CZE) 5840
14. Ronnie Schildknecht (SUI) 5785
15. Faris Al-sultan (GER) 5688
16. Jan Raphael (GER) 5520
17. Axel Zeebroek (BEL) 5330
18. Timo Bracht (GER) 5300
19. Per Bittner (GER) 5290
20. Jordan Rapp (USA) 5085
21. Ivan Raña (ESP) 4900
22. Horst Reichel (GER) 4845
23. Andi Boecherer (GER) 4795
24. David Dellow (AUS) 4600
25. Christian Ritter (GER) 4570
26. Maxim Kriat (RUS) 4530
27. Cyril Viennot (FRA) 4500
28. TJ Tollakson (USA) 4320
29. Ben Hoffman (USA) 4285
30. Tyler Butterfield (BER) 4220
31. Matthew Russell (USA) 4180
32. Marko Albert (EST) 4175
33. Dirk Bockel (LUX) 4090
34. Balazs Csoke (HUN) 4060
35. Luke McKenzie (AUS) 4045
36. Ian Mikelson (USA) 4000
37. Igor Amorelli (BRA) 3970
38. Christopher Legh (AUS) 3960
39. Clayton Fettell (AUS) 3950
40. Andrew Starykowicz (USA) 3950
41. James Cunnama (RSA) 3905
42. Thomas Gerlach (USA) 3800
43. Ben Cotter (CAN) 3790

73. Chris McCormack (AUS) 1560*

*Automatic qualifier, does not count toward the spots handed out.

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Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens

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

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