USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: April 16

By USA Triathlon | April 16, 2018, 6:28 p.m. (ET)

2018 Boston Marathon

U.S. elite paratriathletes Krige Schabort (Rome, Ga.) and Mary Kate Callahan (La Grange, Ill.) competed in the wheelchair push rim division at the 2018 Boston Marathon on Sunday, while 2008 U.S. Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker (Sudbury, Mass.) raced in the able-bodied field. Shoemaker’s mother Mae raced as well, finishing her 33rd Boston Marathon. The athletes battled wind, rain and temperatures in the low 40s en route to the finish line on Boylston St.

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For complete results from the Boston Marathon, visit bostonmarathon.com.

IRONMAN African Championship

South Africa Linsey Corbin (Bend, Ore.) placed third in the women’s pro field at the IRONMAN African Championship in South Africa on Sunday. Corbin covered the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run in 9 hours, 7 minutes, 10 seconds. Lucy Charles of Great Britain took the win with a time of 8:56:06, while Charles’ compatriot Susie Cheetham was second in 9:02:58. Leslie Miller (Washington, D.C.) also raced well, placing 11th with a time of 9:45:19.

Jonathan Shearon (Tucson, Ariz.) was the top American in the men’s pro field, placing sixth in 8:23:57. Kyle Buckingham of South Africa was the champion in 8:13:00, followed by Australia’s Josh Amberger in second (8:16:01) and Germany’s Maurice Clavel (8:18:51) in third.

For complete results from the IRONMAN African Championship, visit IRONMAN.com.

IRONMAN 70.3 Liuzhou

Sarah Piampiano (San Francisco, Calif.) took third at IRONMAN 70.3 Liuzhou in China on Saturday, crossing the line just over a minute behind winner Agnieszka Jerzyk of Poland. Jerzyk covered the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run in 4 hours, 19 minutes, 52 seconds. She was followed in second by the Czech Republic’s Imogen Simmonds in 4:20:01, and Piampiano rounded out the top three in 4:20:55.

In the men’s pro race, Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee broke the tape in 3:45:42. Two Australians, Craig Alexander and Sam Betten, placed second and third respectively in 3:49:26 and 3:50:38. Great Britain’s Mark Buckingham took fourth in 3:54:40, while Justin Metzler (Boulder, Colo.) was the top U.S. man in fifth (3:55:58).

For complete results from IRONMAN 70.3 Liuzhou, visit IRONMAN.com.