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Jenson Button finishes 11th in Ironman challenge

Formula 1 driver Jenson Button finishes 11th at an Ironman triathlon event in the Philippines.

Formula 1 driver Jenson Button finished 11th out of 1,675 entrants at an Ironman challenge in the Philippines.

The long-distance triathlon set competitors the challenge of a 1.2-mile swim, followed by a 56-mile cycle and a half-marathon run to finish.

The McLaren driver, who regular takes part in triathlons, finished second in his age group in Cebu, completing the event in 4:40.23 to narrowly miss out on a place in the top 10 overall.


Formula 1 is currently on its summer break, with the season due to resume at with the Belgium Grand Prix on August 24.

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