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Manning makes history at Green Lake Triathlon

Fargo athlete sets new Olympic course record of 1:35:31

Fargo's Andrew Manning heads towards the chute after a 22-mile bike ride during the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer. Manning won the Olympic race with a time of 1 hour, 35 minutes, 31 seconds.
Fargo's Andrew Manning heads towards the chute after a 22-mile bike ride during the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer. Manning won the Olympic race with a time of 1 hour, 35 minutes, 31 seconds.
Joe Brown / West Central Tribune
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SPICER — Andrew Manning made his mark on the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday.

Manning — a 34 year old from Fargo, North Dakota — set a new course record in the Olympic race with a time of 1 hour, 35 minutes, 31 seconds. That beats the previous course record of 1:41:53 set by Marcus Stromberg in 2012.

Raymond's Annie Erickson runs off the beach after completing her quarter-mile swim during the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Raymond's Annie Erickson runs off the beach after completing her quarter-mile swim during the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Manning had the top splits in all three legs of the race: the quarter-mile swim (10:39); the 22-mile bike (50:07) and the six-mile run (32:58).

Willmar’s Mick Quinn finished second in the men’s Olympic race (1:52:17), followed by Minneapolis’ Michael Wente (1:52:42).

A group of male athletes begin their quarter-mile swim at the start of the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
A group of male athletes begin their quarter-mile swim at the start of the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Rochester’s Merilea Osterlund finished first in the women’s Olympic race at 2:08:57. She was followed by Sauk Rapids’ Tonya Pick (2:10:34) and West Fargo, North Dakota’s Bryn Irey (2:11:46).

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Kevin Mitchell — of Sioux Falls, South Dakota — won the men’s sprint race at 59:55. The sprint includes a quarter-mile swim, a 14-mile bike ride and a three-mile run. Steve Mills of Melbourne Beach, Florida was second (1:03:58), followed by Belgrade’s Tyson Molitor (1:04:35).

Morgan Bell, of Maple Grove, approaches the finish line at the end of the three-mile run at the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 in Spicer.
Morgan Bell, of Maple Grove, approaches the finish line at the end of the three-mile run at the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 in Spicer.
Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Sisters Morgan and Macy Bell finished 1-2 in the women’s sprint race. Both from Maple Grove, Morgan finished at 1:10:30, followed by Macy at 1:11:07. Teresa Van Hyfte, of Hartford, South Dakota, was third at 1:13:17.

Green Lake Triathlon

Olympic

Men

Top 10
(1) Andrew Manning, Fargo, N.D., 1:35:31 (2) Mick Quinn, Willmar, 1:52:17 (3) Michael Wente, Minneapolis, 1:52:42 (4) Alex Arnason, Minneapolis, 1:54:51 (5) Jay Halliday, Willmar, 1:54:54 (6) Kirby Johnson, Spicer, 1:57:45 (7) Breck Erickson, Blomkest, 1:58:19 (8) Alex Schad, Sauk Rapids, 2:01:53 (9) Mike Ewasiuk, Chanhassen, 2:02:27 (10) Greg Klein, Minneapolis, 2:02:32

Women

Top 10
(1) Merilea Osterlund, Rochester, 2:08:57 (2) Tonya Pick, Sauk Rapids, 2:10:34 (3) Bryn Irey, West Fargo, N.D., 2:11:46 (4) Lindsay Schwab, St. Paul, 2:14:21 (5) Melany Swenson, St. Cloud, 2:16:49 (6) Brooke Dey, Eau Claire, Wis., 2:18:30 (7) Kyrie Jorgenson, Decorah, Iowa, 2:19:31 (8) Emily Herdering, Freeport, 2:21:14 (9) Rebecca Melder, Eau Claire, Wis., 2:25:06 (10) Kelly Wencl, Alexandria, 2:26:58

Benson's William Lorenz shrugs and laughs as he nears the finish line during the three-mile run in the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Benson's William Lorenz shrugs and laughs as he nears the finish line during the three-mile run in the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Sprint

Men

Top 10
(1) Kevin Mitchell, Soux Falls, S.D., 59:55 (2) Steve Mills, Melbourne Beach, Fla., 1:03.58 (3) Tyson Molitor, Belgrade, 1:04:35 (4) Carson Roehl, St. Bonifacius, 1:04:47 (5) Sean Pickle, St. Cloud, 1:05:13 (6) Chuck Hengel, Wayzata, 1:05:39 (7) Jonathan De Groot, Prinsburg, 1:06:22 (8) Nicholas Grey, St. Paul, 1:08:00 (9) Steven Regan, Redwood Falls, 1:08:27 (10) William Lorenz, Benson, 1:08:28

Women

Top 10
(1) Morgan Bell, Maple Grove, 1:10:30 (2) Macy Bell, Maple Grove, 1:11:07 (3) Teresa Van Hyfte, Hartford, S.D., 1:13:17 (4) Jane Hartman, Marshall, 1:14:32 (5) Becky Leis, Cold Spring, 1:14:56 (6) McKenzie Bradley, Adams, 1:15:34 (7) Jillian Reiner, Alexandria, 1:16:13 (8) Brooke Garlock, Minneapolis, 1:16:27 (9) Aly Hargrave, Stillwater, 1:16:54 (10) Annie Erickson, Raymond, 1:17:28

Spicer's Sharon Oleson is all smiles as she begins her 14-mile bike ride during the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Spicer's Sharon Oleson is all smiles as she begins her 14-mile bike ride during the Green Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at Spicer.
Joe Brown / West Central Tribune
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