Unofficial KPR & 2017 Kona Pro Slot Allocation for July Cutoff

2017 TitlePage Kona Report ThumbHere is my calculation of the KPR at the end of July, deciding 40 male and 28 female slots (in addition to the Automatic Qualifiers). My results are unofficial, the official results will be posted on the Ironman website at http://eu.ironman.com/triathlon/triathlon-rankings/points-system.aspx (but as far as I can tell will show the same data). I do not count AQs and athletes that haven’t validated in my rankings, therefore it is a bit easier to determine the Top 40 male and Top 28 females. I will update this post with new information regarding declined slots and rolldown.

There is going to be another cutoff in August, adding another 10 male and 7 female slots. Once the field has been completed, I will work on this year’s version of the Kona Rating Report, looking at the field and each athlete’s chances for a good result. The free report will be released in time before the Kona race, you can already pre-order your copy.

July 29th: For now, the tables below contain the athletes that I consider safe for a July slot. The remaining races will decide the final spots, check out the geeky details about who’s currently in and who can still make in this post (“Kona Qualifying Before the Last July Races“). I will update this post as soon as each of the races are over with the implications.

July 30th: The Male Rankings are finalized, including the results from both IM Switzerland and 70. Ecuador. Athletes with rankings shown in brackets (such as “(41)”) are out of the slot positions and have to hope for a rolldown slot. For the women, Ironman Canada is likely still changing the rankings, therefore the table for now only shows the athletes that are safe for a July slot.

July 31st: With the big points at IM Canada decided, the female ranking is now also finalized in the points slots. As for the men, the athletes shown in brackets (such as “(30)”) are out of the slot positions and have to hope for a rolldown slot. With an expected rolldown from Lucy Gossage, Corinne Abraham would receive a slot even though she’s in #29 and technically just outside the required ranking.

August 6th: The anticipated rolldown on the female side has happened: Lucy Gossage has declined her slot which Corinne Abraham accepted. Not all athletes have accepted their slot yet, but there is no other known rolldown.

August 7th: On the Ironman website Camilla Pedersen and David Plese are still not shown with a Q, but both have indicated on Instagram that they have accepted their slots. This means that for now there will be no additional rolldown slots.

Male KPR Rankings

Rank  Name Nation Points Races
AQ Kienle, Sebastian GER 14985 2+2 (4000/1085)
AQ Frodeno, Jan GER 10750 2+1
AQ Hoffman, Ben USA 10655 2+2 (4000/280)
1 Boecherer, Andi GER 10565 2+2 (3400/640)
2 Lange, Patrick GER 8150 2+0
3 O’Donnell, Timothy USA 7665 2+2 (2000/400)
AQ Van Lierde, Frederik BEL 7535 3+1 (2000/435)
AQ Don, Tim GBR 6515 1+2 (4000/920)
4 Buckingham, Kyle ZAF 6450 2+2 (2455/55)
5 Potts, Andy USA 6335 3+1 (1600/500)
6 Bozzone, Terenzo NZL 6225 2+2 (540/1500)
AQ Hanson, Matt USA 6210 2+2 (960/500)
7 Russell, Matthew USA 6010 3+1 (1600/500)
8 Stein, Boris GER 5920 2+0
9 Aernouts, Bart BEL 5825 2+0
10 Kastelein, Nick AUS 5690 2+2 (1280/640)
AQ Amberger, Josh AUS 5660 2+2 (70/750)
11 Currie, Braden NZL 5640 2+1
12 McNamee, David GBR 5540 2+1
13 Schildknecht, Ronnie SUI 5450 2+2 (1375/135)
14 Reed, Tim AUS 5240 1+2 (1600/640)
15 Frommhold, Nils GER 5235 1+2 (3400/750)
16 Nilsson, Patrik SWE 5070 2+1
17 Gambles, Joe AUS 4985 2+2 (405/540)
18 Butterfield, Tyler BMU 4915 1+2 (2890/750)
19 Wild, Ruedi SUI 4910 2+2 (340/540)
20 Sanders, Lionel CAN 4905 2+2 (340/1275)
21 McMahon, Brent CAN 4830 2+2 (1600/605)
22 Tutukin, Ivan RUS 4730 2+2 (1600/500)
23 Clarke, Will GBR 4645 3+1 (155/435)
24 Dellow, David AUS 4610 3+1 (340/180)
25 Viennot, Cyril FRA 4485 3+1 (705/500)
26 Albert, Marko EST 4415 3+1 (960/500)
27 Degasperi, Alessandro ITA 4290 3+1 (450/640)
28 Cunnama, James ZAF 4180 2+2 (685/400)
29 Van Berkel, Tim AUS 3955 2+2 (565/435)
30 Amorelli, Igor BRA 3933 2+2 (3/500)
31 Vinhal, Thiago BRA 3920 2+2 (1600/50)
32 Plese, David SLO 3775 3+1 (960/785)
33 Duelsen, Marc GER 3765 3+1 (540/540)
34 Van Berkel, Jan SUI 3755 2+2 (1280/145)
35 Rana, Ivan ESP 3740 2+2 (30/45)
36 Kotshegarov, Kirill EST 3710 3+0 (340/0)
37 Colucci, Reinaldo BRA 3705 1+2 (2455/500)
38 Evoe, Patrick USA 3500 2+2 (1280/345)
39 Fontana, Daniel ITA 3445 3+1 (515/210)
40 Thomas, Jesse USA 3420 2+2 (1100/400)
(41) Molinari, Giulio ITA 3395 3+1 (720/750)
(42) Chevrot, Denis FRA 3390 2+2 (720/640)
(43) Fox, Michael AUS 3355 3+1 (405/320)
(44) Tohara, Kaito JPN 3330 3+1 (230/220)
(45) Wiltshire, Harry GBR 3085 2+2 (305/280)
AQ Jacobs, Pete AUS 10 1

Female KPR Rankings

Rank  Name Nation Points Races
AQ Ryf, Daniela SUI 14935 2+2 (4000/750)
AQ Crowley, Sarah AUS 10875 3+1 (1375/1500)
1 Sali, Kaisa FIN 10275 2+2 (3400/540)
2 Piampiano, Sarah USA 9570 3+1 (1280/640)
3 Jackson, Heather USA 9080 2+2 (1600/500)
4 Vesterby, Michelle DEN 8005 3+0 (1280/0)
AQ Cheetham, Susie GBR 7930 2+2 (2890/400)
5 DECL Gossage, Lucy GBR 7475 3+1 (1280/750)
NV Carfrae, Mirinda AUS 7200 1+0
6 Beranek, Anja GER 6905 2+0
7 Herlbauer, Michaela AUT 6595 3+1 (705/400)
8 Corbin, Linsey USA 6405 3+1 (1900/415)
9 Lyles, Elizabeth USA 6270 2+2 (2000/540)
10 Luxford, Annabel AUS 5830 2+2 (960/1500)
11 Siddall, Laura GBR 5720 3+1 (1280/840)
12 Lester, Carrie AUS 5535 2+1
13 Charles, Lucy GBR 5515 2+1
14 Stienen, Astrid GER 5495 2+2 (2000/435)
NV Wurtele, Heather CAN 5420 1+2 (2240/750)
15 Tondeur, Alexandra BEL 5290 3+1 (565/500)
16 Pedersen, Camilla DEN 5235 2+2 (1280/400)
17 Lundstroem, Asa SWE 5205 2+2 (960/180)
AQ Robertson, Jodie USA 5110 2+2 (450/20)
18 Tajsich, Sonja GER 5070 2+0
19 Duke, Dimity-Lee AUS 5070 3+1 (880/400)
20 Hufe, Mareen GER 5050 3+1 (1600/180)
21 Stage Nielsen, Maja DEN 4925 2+2 (1600/180)
22 Frades Larralde, Gurutze ESP 4915 3+1 (235/135)
23 Kaye, Alicia USA 4870 2+2 (340/640)
24 Riesler, Diana GER 4785 2+2 (1600/400)
25 Hauschildt, Melissa AUS 4700 1+1
NV Lawrence, Holly GBR 4500 0+2 (0/1500)
26 Schaerer, Celine SUI 4485 3+1 (540/345)
27 Grohmann, Katharina GER 4470 3+1 (960/140)
28 Brandon, Lauren USA 4425 2+2 (1600/515)
29 Abraham, Corinne GBR 4400 3+1 (960/240)
(30) McCauley, Jocelyn USA 4385 3+0 (385/0)
(31) Holst, Tine DEN 4295 3+1 (960/400)
(32*) Kessler, Meredith USA 4265 3+1 (235/750)
(33) Moeller, Kristin GER 4180 3+1 (340/435)
(34) Chura, Haley USA 4180 1+2 (2890/540)
(35) Joyce, Rachel GBR 4100 2+2 (960/220)
AQ Cave, Leanda GBR 2100 2+2 (340/500)

Lucy Gossage has said multiple times that she is going to decline her slot, so it’s very likely that Corinne Abraham will receive a rolldown slot in the next few days. (Therefore, I have not put Corinne’s 29 into brackets.)

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