Ironman Cairns 2021 – Analyzing Results

IMCairnsLogoCourse Conditions

Compared to the last two races in 2019 and 2020, this year’s conditions in Cairns appear to be a few minutes quicker. For example the men’s podiums in 2020 and 2021 were the same athletes in the same order, but this year were quicker by 8 minutes or more.

There were a few new course records: Josh Amberger set a new swim course record, improving on Clayton Fettel’s 2011 swim split by 20 seconds. On the female side, winner Kylie Simpson ran a 2:53:20, besting Kristin Liepold’s 2019 marathon time by 44 seconds. 

Kona Slots

IM Cairns had two male and two female Kona Pro slots. These go to

  • Males: Tim Van Berkel and Josh Amberger
  • Females: Kylie Simpson and Chloe Lane

(Male winner Max Neumann and female second place finisher already secured their slots in previous year’s races.)

The potential rolldown is going to occur in the next few days.

Male Race Results

Rank Name Nation Swim Bike Run Time Diff to exp. Prize Money
1 Max Neumann AUS 00:43:53 04:26:23 02:43:56 07:58:54 -04:09 US$ 15,000
2 Tim Van Berkel AUS 00:46:12 04:29:36 02:46:07 08:06:38 -04:24 US$ 9,000
3 Josh Amberger AUS 00:43:28 04:26:43 02:54:44 08:10:11 -08:47 US$ 7,000
4 Simon Hearn AUS 00:46:09 04:29:37 02:50:15 08:11:20 -29:33 US$ 5,000
5 Mike Phillips NZL 00:46:10 04:29:53 02:56:27 08:17:02 03:49 US$ 4,000
6 Levi Maxwell AUS 00:49:45 04:38:58 02:45:55 08:19:11 -11:33 US$ 3,000
7 Tim Reed AUS 00:46:02 04:34:11 03:00:34 08:26:08 10:12 US$ 2,500
8 Ben Phillips NZL 00:46:12 04:38:57 03:01:48 08:32:27 11:09 US$ 2,000
9 Fraser Walsh AUS 00:46:17 04:42:53 03:06:34 08:41:45 -26:08 US$ 1,500
10 Simon Billeau FRA 00:51:40 04:40:12 03:07:39 08:44:47 -14:55 US$ 1,000
11 Blake Kappler AUS 00:48:39 04:40:57 03:10:36 08:45:56 03:53  
12 Leigh Anderson-Voigt AUS 00:48:47 04:36:24 03:18:49 08:49:00 n/a  
13 Damien Collins AUS 00:58:37 04:51:06 02:56:37 08:51:29 04:12  
14 Cameron Brown NZL 00:50:11 04:38:07 03:23:53 08:58:16 31:43  
15 Clint Kimmins AUS 00:49:41 04:57:59 03:04:44 08:58:38 06:20  
16 Jarrod Harvey AUS 00:49:49 05:03:06 03:04:02 09:02:46 02:40  
17 Levi Hauwert AUS 00:52:02 04:56:18 03:27:04 09:21:20 n/a  
18 Mitchell Kibby AUS 00:49:47 05:23:23 03:06:18 09:29:57 54:44  
  Lachlan Kerin AUS 00:45:54     DNF    
  David Dellow AUS 00:45:56     DNF    
  Matt Burton AUS 00:48:42     DNF    
  Scott Bayvel ZAF 00:48:46     DNF    

Female Race Results

Rank Name Nation Swim Bike Run Time Diff to exp. Prize Money
1 Kylie Simpson AUS 01:09:31 04:58:03 02:53:20 09:06:34 -09:15 US$ 15,000
2 Amelia Watkinson NZL 00:53:04 04:57:32 03:13:36 09:09:52 -05:18 US$ 9,000
3 Chloe Lane AUS 00:50:29 04:58:30 03:19:54 09:13:59 -38:48 US$ 7,000
4 Penny Slater AUS 00:55:58 05:02:36 03:13:54 09:18:18 n/a US$ 5,000
5 Renee Kiley AUS 00:53:43 04:54:29 03:27:20 09:21:49 -03:44 US$ 4,000
6 Rebecca Clarke NZL 00:48:56 05:06:35 03:36:48 09:38:57 06:03 US$ 3,000
7 Courtney Gilfillan AUS 00:50:51 05:36:06 03:20:17 09:52:59 n/a US$ 2,500
8 Helena Hayes IRL 00:58:07 05:20:38 03:38:41 10:03:02 n/a US$ 2,000
9 Sarah Thomas AUS 01:06:33 05:35:18 03:29:13 10:16:06 n/a US$ 1,500
10 Shannon Sutton AUS 01:06:44 05:51:51 03:33:24 10:39:55 -1:12:08 US$ 1,000
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close