Amorelli, Gross Take Victories At Ironman Brazil

  • By Liz Hichens
  • Published May 25, 2014

Igor Amorelli became the first Brazilian athlete to take the Ironman Brazil title, while Canada’s Sara Gross had a breakout performance to take her first Ironman win.

Amorelli capped off his day with a 2:52:07 marathon to edge out fellow Brazilian Santiago Alves Ascenco. Ascenco earned the runner-up spot, with Spain’s Marcel Zamora rounding out the top three.

Gross put together a 55:41 swim, a 4:49:42 bike and a 3:06:12 marathon to be the only female pro under nine hours at 8:56:35. Belgium’s Sophie Goos finished second at 9:00:21. Arian Monticeli was the top female Brazilian in third at 9:02:44.

Ironman Brazil
Florianopolis Island, Brazil – May 25, 2014
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run

1. Igor Amorelli (BRA) 8:07:54
2. Santiago Alves Ascenco (BRA) 8:11:46
3. Marcel Zamora (ESP) 8:23:20
4. Harry Wiltshire (GBR) 8:32:34
5. Petr Vabrousek (CZE) 8:33:16

1. Sara Gross (CAN) 8:56:35
2. Sophie Goos (BEL) 9:00:21
3. Ariane Monticeli (BRA) 9:02:44
4. Lisa Roberts (USA) 9:07:42
5. Jessie Donavan (USA) 9:14:40

Complete results.

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Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens

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

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