Amy Cymerman is repeated as a female champion with of Brazil Daniele Pimentel breaking the tape 20th unfolding of the iconic New York event
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NEW YORK, July 24, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Despite a record heatwave in New Yorkmore than 1,600 athletes jumped into the Hudson River to compete in the 20sth run of the Verizon New York City Triathlon, owned and produced by Life Time. Competitors between the ages of 14 and 81 took part in the annual summer endurance event that has captivated the Tri-State area since the initial competition of the race in August 2001.
While the shortened bike and run portions were reduced from 24 and 6.2 miles to 12.4 and 2.5 miles, respectfully, the excitement was palpable for athletes, spectators, volunteers and others.
Pittsford, New York native Amy Cymerman she became the first woman to repeat since then Alicia Kaye (2014-2015), crossing the finish line in 1:08:33. “Last year was an extremely hot and humid race and I expected it to be the same this year. I did the heat preparation and today it gave me an advantage,” said Cymerman. “I had my family here and it was great to be able to win again in a different format.”
“This is my first time New York, it’s a really good feeling. I did 3 races this month and I won two, “said the male winner, Daniele Pimentel. “It has been great for me and my country.”
Top three (Triathlon) – Women’s Division
- Amy Cymerman (Pittsford, New York) – 1:08:33
- Rebecca Wassner (New York, New York) – 1:10:01
- Nicole Falcaro (Exeter, NH) – 1:12:29
Top three (Triathlon) – Men’s Division
- Daniele Pimentel (Belém, Brazil) – 1:02:10
- Andy Krueger (Fold, O) – 1:02:24
- Alejandro Canas (Rum raisin, Spain) – 1:03:19
For the first time in triathlon history, Life Time introduced a new official in-person duathlon event as an option for those who may be new to the sport or who just wanted to compete in the running and biking disciplines. Similar to triathlon, changes were made to the duathlon with the first leg of the race being reduced from a two-mile run to one. The Duathletes also cycled 12.4 miles and ran 2.5 miles, finishing in Central Park.
The first three classified (Duathlon) – Women’s Division
- Kathryn Reese (New York, New York) – 1:08:43
- Ana Perez (San Francisco, California) – 1:11:30
- Stephanie Chung (New York, New York) – 1:12:29
The first three classified (Duathlon) – Men’s Division
- Thomas Garvey (New York, New York) – 54:07
- Jonathan Paladini (Mahopac, New York) – 56:21
- David Mendelsohn (Brooklyn, New York) – 59:38
The Verizon New York City Triathlon 2022, owned and produced by Life Time, capped off an exciting weekend that kicked off with the Life Time Central Park Experience Saturday morning at Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell. An unforgettable yoga experience led by famous and “yoga royal” Jonah Kest kicked off the festivities, followed by Life Time’s Dance Jam with hip-hop violinist Ezinma and DJ staiSean. On Saturday morning, more than 100 children from the five boroughs took part in the first ever Life Time Foundation New York City Kids Run, completing a one-mile journey to the finish line of the triathlon.
For full results from the Verizon New York City Triathlon 2022, owned and produced by Life Time, visit www.nyctri.com. For more information and updates on the Life Time Tri series, visit lifetimetri.com, as well as on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram.
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Information on the Verizon New York City Triathlon
The Verizon New York City Triathlon is owned and manufactured by Life Time. It is among more than 30 major athletic events owned by the company, as part of its healthy lifestyle philosophy, including the Life Time Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, the Chicago Triathlon, the Leadville Race Series, and the Garmin UNBOUND Gravel. Each event is produced to offer an exceptional experience for both athletes and spectators.
About Life Time, Inc
Life time (NYSE: LTH) enables people to live happy and healthy lives through its portfolio of nearly 160 athletic country clubs in all the United States And Canada. The company’s communities and healthy lifestyle ecosystem address all aspects of healthy living, healthy aging, and healthy entertainment for people aged 90 days to 90+. Backed by a team of over 30,000 dedicated professionals, Life Time is committed to delivering the best programs and experiences across its iconic clubs, athletic events, and a comprehensive digital platform.
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