Harris and Boterenbrood shine in Viña del Mar

Harris and Boterenbrood shine in Viña del Mar

By Gustavo Svane on 09/01/11 at 5:38 pm

Aaron Harris won in Viña del Mar, the first Pan American Cup 2011 of PATCO circuit.

The Brit’s winning time was 1h48m23s.

His compatriot Matthew Sharp finished second, and Australia's Ryan Bailie completed the podium, taking the bronze.

The first PATCO athlete who crossed the line was Argentinian Luciano Farias who finished in seventh place.

In the women’s race, Dutch Danne Boterenbrood was the first to finish the competition in 2h06m13s.  It was a large margin of victory as she finished 2m40s ahead of Abbie Thorrington from Great Britain, who finished second.  In third was the Argentinean Romina Palacios Balena, the top PATCO competitor in the results.

There was a significant presence of foreign athletes with 16 countries represented.  They put on a good show with the excellent organization of the FECHITRI.

Next weekend the second race of the 2011 PATCO calendar 2011 will be staged in La Paz, Argentina.

Find more details about this event - 2011 Vina del Mar ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup