10 Sep 2012

Docherty third in Melbourne

6:25 pm on 10 September 2012

The New Zealand triathlete Bevan Docherty has finished third in the 70.3 Ironman event in in the United States.

Australian Craig Alexander was second with defending champion German Sebastian Kienle winning the the 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and 21.1km race in Las Vegas in three hours 54 minutes and 35 seconds, beating the course record by 13 seconds.