Anna Bergsten of Great Britain captured the world championship title in the women’s 30-34 age-group at the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission triathlon in St. George, Utah, United States on Saturday, September 18. More than 3,500 athletes checked in to compete in St. George, Utah.
Jamey Yon completed the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission event in 04:41:24 (swim: 00:34:23; bike: 02:33:41; run: 01:26:57), beating out the top athletes in their age group. The race encompassed a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim in the ROKA Swim Course that took place at the Sand Hollow Reservoir in Hurricane, Utah, followed by the 56-mile (90,1 km) Ventum Bike Course that led athletes through Snow Canyon State Park. The event capped off with a two-loop, 13.1-mile (21 km) HOKA ONE ONE Run Course through Red Hills Parkway as athletes finished to energetic crowds in historic downtown St. George.
The 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission athletes ranging from 18-84 from more than 85 countries, regions and territories compete in this world-renowned event. In order to qualify for the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, more than 50,000 age-group athletes competed to earn slots at over 45 qualifying IRONMAN 70.3 events held worldwide. Qualification for the 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship which will once again take place in St. George, Utah, USA is currently underway.