70.3 Panama Preview: Major Points Draw Deep Pro Field #triathlon
Highlighting the men’s start list is defending champion and two-time Olympic medalist Bevan Docherty of New Zealand, who won the race last year in a time of 3:50:13. His closest competition will come from former 70.3 world champion and multiple 70.3 winner Andy Potts. Last year’s third-place finisher, Richie Cunningham of Australia, will also be looking for the win after his most impressive season ever in 2012. Other men that could easily podium include Luxembourg’s Dirk Bockel, Australia’s Paul Ambrose and Australia’s Paul Matthews. 2012 Olympian Manny Huerta of the United States will be stepping up to the 70.3 distance in Panama after spending the off-season training in Puerto Rico.