Navy alumnus Timothy O'Donnell finished sixth in the Ironman triathlon world championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. O'Donnell, the second American to finish, completed the course in 8hours, 16 minutes, 20 seconds — 48:12 for the 2.4-mile swim, 4:29:10 for the 112-mile bike ride and 2:55:01 for the 26.22-mile run. German Jan Frodeno won his second championship in 8:06:30. The first American was Ben Hoffman in 8:13:00. O'Donnell is a 2003 graduate of the Naval Academy, where he swam on the varsity squad for two seasons before committing to triathlon. As a triathlete, he led the Navy men to two U.S. national championships.