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Chris McCormack wins 2nd Ironman

Updated: October 9, 2010, 10:21 PM ET
Associated Press

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii -- Australia's Chris McCormack won the Ironman World Championship for the second time in four years Saturday, finishing the 140.6-mile triathlon in 8 hours, 10 minutes, 37 seconds.

The 37-year-old McCormack held off a late challenge from Germany's Andreas Raelert, with the two running side by side into the final miles of the marathon following a 2.4-mile swim and 112-mile bike ride.

"I'm so happy," McCormack said. "I had nothing to lose today. I just told ...

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