With an exceptional season behind him, Lionel Sanders gave it the conclusion it deserved at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in Mont Tremblant, Quebec.
The longtime Marauder runner finished fourth while producing what has become his calling card on the circuit. He was dead last out of the water, but posted race-best splits on both the bike and the run to storm back to within a place of the podium.
The event underlined Sanders’ tremendous improvement over the past year, and hinted at what the young triathlete is capable of going forward. He posted an emotional retrospective on his season at his personal blog.