Ben Kanute - 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist

Ben Kanute United States

Birthdate 14 December 1992
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Nationality American
Represents United States
Residence United States
Started Triathlon 2018
Professional Since 2018

2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist

Ben Kanute shocked the triathlon world when he nearly got away from favorite Javier Gomez with the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. Though Ben was pipped halfway through the run leg, the young American held on to take silver, his performance a strong statement of things to come. To cap the year, he clinched the win over the multi-stage Island House Triathlon with a sprint finish over Terenzo Bozzone.

 

Avid followers of the sport would not have been as surprised. Ben is one of America’s first athletes to come up through the youth triathlon club model rather than the usual collegiate recruitment pathway and as a result is one of the fastest elite athletes USA Triathlon has produced. Contributing to the country’s first Mixed Relay world championship win in 2016 with the fastest individual split, taking mixed relay team silver in 2017, and racing on the Super League Triathlon circuit, expect to see this streak of racing red out in front all day.


Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2018 Sep 02
Ironman 70.3 World Championship - Men ZA Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 4th
2018 Jul 15
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 3rd
2018 Jul 01
New York City Triathlon US New York, United States
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 1st
2018 Jul 01
New York City Triathlon US New York, United States
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 1st
2018 Jun 24
Philadelphia Escape Triathlon US Philadelphia, United States
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 2nd
2018 Jun 03
Escape from Alcatraz US , United States
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 1st
2018 Apr 28
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 35th
2018 Apr 08
Ironman 70.3 Texas US Texas, United States
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 1st
2018 Mar 02
WTS Abu Dhabi AE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Ben Kanute 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Champion silver medallist
American
Finished 19th

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2018 Sep 02

Frodeno wins Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Jan Frodeno reclaimed the Ironman 70.3 World Championship title today in a nailbiter race that pitted world champions and world beaters against each other. Just as in 2015 when the German last won, Bahrain Endurance athletes also occupied all steps of the podium as Alistair Brownlee from Great Britain and Javier Gomez from Spain took second and third, respectively. Ben Kanute took fourth place after a tough run battle against Pieter Heemeryck and Sam Appleton.
2018 Aug 30
BE13 team take on the world in South Africa

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Daniela Ryf and Javier Gomez will mount their respective title defenses at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Port Elizabeth, South Africa among a world-class field that includes their fellow Bahrain Endurance 13 teammates Jan Frodeno, Alistair Brownlee, and Ben Kanute.
2018 Jun 04
Frodeno, McMahon & Kanute, podium sweep

Monday, June 4, 2018

Bahrain Endurance 13 Team racked up the wins this weekend at races in Europe and North America.
2018 Apr 29
A weekend of personal best performances and results

Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Bahrain Endurance 13 team shone across the world with a weekend of personal best performances and great results.

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