By the Numbers: Chrissie Wellington

When British triathlete Chrissie Wellington lines up at the Ironman World Championship, in Kona, Hawaii, October 9, she'll be going for a fourth-straight title.

   

Chrissie Wellington

ONE
Ironman triathlons Wellington entered (and won) before crushing her competition in the 2007 Ironman World Championship

1,754
number
of the world's top male and female athletes Wellington beat en route to her 2009 victory

17
years
Paula Newby-Fraser's course record (8:55:28) stood before Wellington broke it in 2009 with a time of 8:54:02

TWENTY
minutes it took the 2009 runner-up at Kona to finish after Wellington broke the tape

TWO
athletes who've won four consecutive Ironman World Championships

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