Niiki Butterfield, wife of Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield, returned to racing this weekend, Sunday 9th November, with an excellent podium finish at the Asia Pacific Ironman 70.3 in Madurah, Western Australia.
In a closely contested race Nikki completed the course in 4hrs 3 mins 49 secs. The winner was Australia’s Annabel Luxford who finished in 4 hrs 2 mins 20 secs
Germany’s Michael Raelert who competed in Bermuda in the Escape to Bermuda Triathlon was the men’s winner.
Nikki’s result will give her a lot of confidence as she heads into the new prestigious Bahrain 70.3 Triathlon in December which has significant prize money and has attracted a strong field. Tyler will be in the men’s field.
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