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Reed seeks Ironman 70.3 three-peat

/ 05:00 AM July 17, 2017

Tim Reed of Australia won the male pro title for the second consecutive year in the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines Asia Pacific Championship. Tristan Tamayo/

Tim Reed will aim for a rare three-peat against an elite field in the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines, which unwraps Aug. 6 at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort in Cebu.

The Australian would go up against the likes of fellow Aussie Tim Van Berkel, winner of this year’s Ironman 70.3 Vietnam; Xterra titlist Mauricio Mendez of Mexico, 2014 Ironman 70.3 PH winner; and Cameron Brown of New Zealand, winner of Ironman 70.3 Malaysia in the 1.9K-swim, 90K-bike, 21K-run event.

Dimity Duke leads the women’s field. —VANESSA B. HIDALGO


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