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TRIATHLON: Andres qualifies for World Ironman Championships


MADISON, Wis. — Michelle Andres of East Gull Lake continued her outstanding triathlon season as she was the first female amateur competitor to cross the finish line in Sunday’s Ironman Wisconsin event.

In addition to that feat, Andres, 35, was the sixth-fastest female overall (pros and amateurs), and was 52nd overall out of approximately 3,000 entrants (men, women and pros). She also beat three pro female triathletes.

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