Women for Tri IRONMAN World Championship Slot 2018
Up-to-date statistics on qualifying for the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Brett ZenTri December 23, at 2: Ironman will now contact the athletes if they want to accept their slots, if one declines the slot will roll down to the next athlete. Ironman Austria Average Winning Times. Many hours of work has gone into the creation and development of the reports, statistics and analysis in this post and across the site. There is going to be a second cutoff in August, adding another 10 male and 7 female slots.
Floating Slots for Regionals
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Looking at the Regional Championships, here is how their two floating slots per race would have been assigned:. With the participation numbers, all floating slots from the Regional Championships would have been assigned to the male Pros, i. It was closest in South Africa, just one more female racing would have created an even split of slots.
Assuming that there are always going to be an even number of slots for a race, there are likely seven Ironman races with additional floating slots. The number of male and female Pros racing there will determine the distribution of these slots between male and female Pros. Under these assumptions, the participation in four races with floating slots would have led to two male slots, the remaining three would have had an even split between male and female slots.
While you can debate this selection of races, they are probably even slightly optimistic for the females. Among the 23 regular IMs, only 6 or roughly a quarter of all races had a strong enough female participation to lead to an even split of slots. This would mean a total of 41 female slots and 59 male slots. In Kona , there were 40 females and 58 male Pros on the start list.