Tyler Butterfield Places 5th In Ironman Worlds

October 10, 2015

[Updated] Over 2,300 athletes are competing in the 2015 Ironman World Championships in Hawaii today [Oct 10], including Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield who is holding a top 10 position as of this writing, with a projected finish time of 8 hours and 33 minutes.

The event is being live streamed and you can watch that live video here, and you can also follow Butterfield’s position during the 140.6-mile race on the Ironman leaderboard here.

Butterfield’s helmet for today’s race showcases his Bermuda pride:

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Update 6.20pm: Butterfield is now holding the 4th place position, and is now some 89 miles into the bike portion of the race.

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Update 9.55pm: Butterfield has just finished in a very impressive 5th place, improving upon his prior best placement of 7th. He ran the home stretch of the 140-mile race flying the Bermuda flag, and the video stream showed his two young children running to greet him as he crossed the line.

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  1. Triathlete says:

    Watch a pre-race interview with Tyler here: https://youtu.be/sGXSSk9xazE

  2. Tania Stafford says:

    Great result for Tyler and for Bermuda!

  3. ROGER LAMBERT says:

    TYLER EXCELLENTEEEE I CAN SAY NO MORE! CONGRATULATIONS TYLER, THE 5TH PLACE WAS A PODIUM FINISH TO ME:). YOU ARE A GREAT PERSON & ATHLETE! KEEP UP THE GOODNESS

  4. Nicolette Reiss says:

    Wow – next year Bermuda has a real medal chance at the Olympics – well done Ty…proud of you!!

  5. Kathy says:

    Very exciting – all these athletes dedicated to their sports and making all Bermudians PROUD! Way to go Tyler!

  6. Paul Astwood says:

    Congratulations Mr. Butterfield! Representing Bermuda well!