10 Dec 2012

Nelson triathlete wins Ironman Western Australia

11:29 am on 10 December 2012

Nelson triathlete Britta Martin has won Ironman Western Australia, overcoming an eight-minute deficit out of the water to earn the breakthrough victory.

The German-born Martin overtook multi-Ironman winner Rebekah Keat just three kilometres from the end of the marathon run to claim victory in nine hours and 13 minutes.