At the end of the three stages- 1,900 metres swimming, 90 km of cycling and 21,1 km of running (half marathon) - Filipe Azevedo was able to gain 33 seconds on the New Zealander Cameron Brown and 1.18 minutes on Australian Leigh Anderson-Voigt.

At the end of September, the European athlete, was runner-up at the Cascais Ironman 70.3, where the winner was seven-time world champion Javier Gómez Noya.

The Ironman 70.3, also known as ‘half-ironman’, is a race which sees three stages covering a total distance of 70 miles, which in kilometres translate to 1.9 swimming, 90 cycling and 21.1 running.