The Spartan World Championships took place on September 29th, 2019 in Lake Tahoe.  The event featured athletes from more than 30 countries vying for the title of World Champion on the Spartan Beast Tahoe course.

The top 3 males embrace at the finish.

Men's Elite Results

  1. Robert Killian- 2:11:54
  2. Ryan Atkins 2:12:27
  3. Jon Albon 2:13:40

Robert Killian, who finished third last year, took home his second Spartan World Championship title. He last stood atop the podium in 2015. Ryan Atkins came in second, matching his performance from last year. Jon Albon, last year's champion who was hoping for his third Spartan World Championship title, came in third. Albon was subject to some controversy on Friday before the race when he was accused of violating Spartan's rules by running part of the course before the race.

Your 2019 World Champion Nicole Mericle

Women's Elite Results

  1. Nicole Mericle 2:28:53
  2. Lindsay Webster 2:43:05
  3. Myrain Guiliot-Boisset 2:54:35

On the women's side, Nicole Mericle took home her first world title. Defending champion Lindsay Webster finished second and Myrian Guiliot-Boisset came in third. This was Myrian Guiliot-Boisset's first podium finish.

 

Photos by Kya Hemp

To view the complete results: Spartan World Championship Results