TYLER BUTTERFIELD 2nd AT IRONMAN 70.3 MONTERREY, MEXICO

Tyler Butterfield Monterrey 2017
Tyler Butterfield (right) on the podium at Monterrey today.

Tyler Butterfield produced another strong display today to finish 2nd at the Ironman 70.3 Monterrey, just 24 seconds behind winner Kevin Collington of the USA.

Tyler was 5th out of the water in 24:05 in the lead group separated by just a few seconds. As expected, Andrew Starykowicz produced the fastest bike of the day (1:57:22) with Tyler 3rd off the bike after a 2:00:21 bike. Collington was however close behind and produced a slightly faster run (1:15:08) than Tyler (1:15:27). to edge him out. Collington finished in 3:42:09 with Tyler finishing in 3:42:34. Local veteran professional Fransisco Serrano was 3rd.