Jodie Swallow comes second in Challenge Walchsee

IM Sweden winner dominates the swim in Austria

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Great Britain's Jodie Swallow recorded yet another great performance last weekend, taking silver at the Challenge Walchsee event in Austria amid rainy conditions and fierce competition.

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As winner of the recent Ironman Sweden, Swallow's top form was evident in the 45-second lead she took out of the swim, although two-time course winner Yvonne van Vlerken (NED) overhauled her in the bike leg.

The Dutchwoman went on to win with a time of 4:19:13, followed shortly by Swallow. Finland's Kaisa Lehtonen arrived nearly ten minutes later to take bronze.

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In the men's race, South Africa's James Cunnama posted the fastest run split of the day, eventually taking gold in 3:55:43, followed by Timo Bracht (GER) then Todd Skipworth (AUS).