Ironman Western Australia Results and Kona Qualifier Analysis

Those hoping for a better chance to qualify for Kona should consider racing Ironman Western Australia. This year, 40 slots were allocated among 1183 finishers; 3.4% of the field is going to Kona. Great odds, compared to the very many Ironman events that will see around 2500 athletes competing for 50 slots in the 2011/2012 season.

Even better: Ironman Western Australia is one of the fastest courses in the world, according to our rankings. If you race Ironman Western Australia, you might be able to achieve a personal best time. A big contributor: average bike split of about 6 hours. A full hour faster than triathletes experienced at Ironman UK, for example.