Last year the elder Raelert, Andreas, stood atop the podium at Mallorca 70.3. This year, younger broker Michael will be looking to follow in his older brother’s footsteps and erase the memories an injurious 2011. Team Abu Dhabi’s Swen Sundberg, another German, will be fighting for a podium spot along with a strong field that could make for some surprises.
Defending champion and English-woman Emma Kate Lindbury will be looking to better her time and stay on top. In addition to contenders Sophie Goos and Tine Deckers, watch for German Kristin Möller, also of Team Abu Dhabi, to mix things up and give a strong run for the podium.