Less than a week after revealing that he’d be racing Ironman Wales, the USA’s Jesse Thomas produced a stonking win in Tenby yesterday on his long-course debut.


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It was Harry Wiltshire (GBR) who quickly set the tone amongst the talented men’s field, leading the way as he exited the 3.8km sea swim in 51:55mins for an early move, with local hero Olly Simon just a few seconds behind.