St. George • Jan Frodeno of Saarbruecken, Germany, was the top finisher in Saturday's Ironman 70.3 race, finishing in 3 hours, 45 minutes, 21 seconds.
The event is one of the first of the season's Ironman 70.3 Series. The 70.3-mile total distance technically represents a half-Ironman competition featuring a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride and a 13.1-mile run.
Frodeno finished 22 seconds ahead of Brent McMahon, of Victoria, British Columbia. Tim Don, of Oxford, Great Britain, rounded out the men's podium in 3:45:50.