Kona 2012 – First Round (July) Qualifiers

The first round of qualifiers for Kona 2012 has been decided and will probably be announced by WTC in the next few days. But as there are no more races that hand out points, so we can already have a closer look.

My basis is the KPR standings and for the men, some additional well known athletes. I’ve annotated the WTC list with some more information:

  • Q – “Q”  if the athlete is a July qualifier
  • Validated – “no” if the athlete has not raced and IM
  • Raced Kona 2011 – “no” if the athlete wasn’t on the Kona start list

It remains to be seen if all athletes accept their slots (their were some declines last year). There will be second round of qualifiers at the end of August: 10 more for the men, and 5 more for the women.

Men

Q KPR rank Name Ctry KPR points Validated? Raced Kona 2011? Comment
Q 1. Craig Alexander AUS 13.970 automatic qualifier
Q 2. Andreas Raelert DEU 8.360
Q 3. Pete Jacobs AUS 7.305
Q 4. Marino Vanhoenacker BEL 7.230
Q 5. Cameron Brown NZL 6.840
Q 6. Sebastian Kienle DEU 6.590 no
Q 7. Timo Bracht DEU 6.000
Q 8. Marko Albert EST 5.640
Q 9. Faris Al-sultan DEU 5.490
Q 10. Frederik Van Lierde BEL 5.480
Q 11. Dirk Bockel LUX 5.450
Q 12. Mike Aigroz CHE 5.360
Q 13. Daniel Fontana ITA 5.280
Q 14. Petr Vabrousek CZE 5.260
Q 15. Clemente Alonso-McKernan ESP 5.120 no
Q 16. Ronnie Schildknecht CHE 5.100
Q 17. David Dellow AUS 5.000 no
Q 18. Raynard Tissink ZAF 4.910
Q 19. Joe Gambles AUS 4.830
Q 20. Viktor Zyemtsev UKR 4.810 no
Q 21. Eneko Llanos ESP 4.800
Q 22. Paul Matthews AUS 4.725 no
Q 23. Jérémy Jurkiewicz FRA 4.720 no
Q 24. Mike Schifferle CHE 4.700
Q 25. Paul Amey GBR 4.690
Q 26. Timothy Odonnell USA 4.645
Q 27. Andrey Lyatskiy RUS 4.610 no
Q 28. Luke Mckenzie AUS 4.570
Q 29. Romain Guillaume FRA 4.560 no
Q 30. Trevor Delsaut FRA 4.420 no
Q 31. Rasmus Henning DNK 4.380
Q 32. Cyril Viennot FRA 4.205
Q 33. Matthew Russell USA 4.180
Q 34. Tom Lowe GBR 4.110
Q 35. Joshua Rix AUS 4.095 no
Q 36. Luke Bell AUS 4.070
Q 37. Bruno Clerbout BEL 3.965 no
Q 38. Michael Lovato USA 3.925
Q 39. Alejandro Santamaria ESP 3.920 no
Q 40. Sergio Marques PRT 3.880
Q 41. Andy Potts USA 3.840
Q? 42. Michael Raelert DEU 3.830
43. Jason Shortis AUS 3.820 no
44. Aaron Farlow AUS 3.760 no
45. Tim Reed AUS 3.705
46. Andi Boecherer DEU 3.650 no was injured, plans to race Sweden
47. Leon Griffin AUS 3.645 no
48. Axel Zeebroek BEL 3.605
49. Clayton Fettell AUS 3.510 no
50. Bart Aernouts BEL 3.510 no
51. Ezequiel Morales ARG 3.400 no
52. Stefan Schmid DEU 3.360 no
53. Chris Lieto USA 3.310 no run injury, focuses on Las Vegas 70.3
54. Stephane Poulat FRA 3.160 no
55. Mathias Hecht CHE 3.120
56. Jozsef Major HUN 3.080
57. Brandon Marsh USA 3.080
58. Justin Daerr USA 3.020 no
59. Richie Cunningham USA 2.860 no no
60. Paul Ambrose GBR 2.840 no plans to race New York
63. Jan Raphael DEU 2.800
64. Balazs Csoke HUN 2.705
71. Maik Twelsiek DEU 2.430 plans to race New York
72. Ben Hoffman USA 2.415
73. Michael Goehner DEU 2.370
76. Lance Armstrong USA 2.305 no can’t race in WTC events because under doping investigation
Q 77. Greg Bennet USA 2.260 no automatic qualifier
79. Trevor Wurtele CAN 2.220
80. Matty Reed USA 2.215 no
84. Michael Weiss AUT 2.160 serving a two-year doping suspension
91. Ian Mikelson USA 2.050
96. Jordan Rapp USA 2.000 no plans to race New York and Canada
97. Matthew White AUS 1.980
100. Terenzo Bozzone NZL 1.940 no
Q 103. Chris McCormack AUS 1.880 no automatic qualifier
120. Bert Jammaer BEL 1.580
129. Torsten Abel DEU 1.400
130. Tj Tollakson USA 1.325 no plans to race New York
153. Courtney Ogden AUS 1.100
168. Hiroyuki Nishiuchi JPN 1.000
337. Georg Potrebitsch DEU 300 no
n/a James Cunnama ZAF no no
n/a Torsten Abel DEU no no
n/a Tim Berkel AUS no no
n/a Konstantin Bachor GER no no

Update: Raynard Tissink was missing on the official WTC list, instead Michael Raelert was assigned a July spot. There were some rumors that Raynard Tissink stopped racing professionally, but I’m still trying to find out some more info. Greg Bennet was also not listed as an automatic qualifier, not sure why that would be the case.

Women

Q KPR rank Name Ctry KPR points Validated? Raced Kona 2011? Comment
Q 1. Caroline Steffen CHE 13.320
Q 2. Mirinda Carfrae AUS 9.995 automatic qualifier
Q 3. Leanda Cave GBR 9.250
Q 4. Rachel Joyce GBR 8.910
Q 5. Meredith Kessler USA 7.440 no
Q 6. Linsey Corbin USA 6.820
Q 7. Joanna Lawn NZL 6.545
Q 8. Heather Wurtele CAN 6.540
Q 9. Kelly Williamson USA 6.470
Q 10. Gina Crawford NZL 6.335 no
Q 11. Carrie Lester AUS 6.230 no
Q 12. Simone Brandli CHE 6.160 no
Q 13. Natascha Badmann CHE 6.005
14. Chrissie Wellington GBR 6.000 no not racing IMs this year
Q 15. Jessica Jacobs USA 5.980
Q 16. Caitlin Snow USA 5.960
Q 17. Anja Beranek DEU 5.865 no
Q 18. Sofie Goos BEL 5.810
Q 19. Tine Deckers BEL 5.725
Q 20. Kristin Moeller DEU 5.700 no
Q 21. Amanda Stevens USA 5.560
Q 22. Susan Dietrich DEU 5.530 no
Q 23. Sonja Tajsich DEU 5.385
24. Karin Thuerig CHE 5.300 no ended her career
Q 25. Erika Csomor HUN 5.200 no
26. Melissa Rollison AUS 5.160 no no was injured, would have been an automatic qualifier
Q 27. Mary Beth Ellis USA 5.160 on the start list for New York
Q 28. Michelle Vesterby DNK 4.880 no
Q 29. Corinne Abraham GBR 4.830 no
30. Sara Gross CAN 4.415 no plans to race New York
31. Mareen Hufe DEU 4.400 no
32. Belinda Granger AUS 4.330 no
33. Kate Bevilaqua AUS 3.990 plans to race New York
34. Sarah Piampiano USA 3.745 no
35. Virginia Berasategui ESP 3.620
36. Amy Marsh USA 3.495 plans to race New York
37. Jessie Donavan USA 3.480 no
38. Emi Sakai JPN 3.480 no
39. Anne Basso FRA 3.350 no plans to race New York
40. Hillary Biscay USA 3.340 no plans to race New York
41. Maki Nishiuchi JPN 3.320 plans to race New York
42. Rebekah Keat AUS 3.110 no plans to race New York
54. Samantha Warriner NZL 2.545 no just had a new baby
63. Catriona Morrison GBR 2.300 no was injured, is slowly starting to build up
78. Heleen Bij De Vaate NLD 1.960 plans to race New York
84. Uli Bromme USA 1.860
88. Yvonne Van Vlerken NLD 1.760 no
119. Lucie Zelenkova CZE 1.340 no
178. Jackie Arendt USA 700 no
207. Tyler Stewart USA 500 no is focusing on ultra running
218. Miranda Alldritt CAN 400 no
220. Silvia Felt DEU 400 no
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