Aussie Matt Burton claims emotional Cairns Ironman win

By Anna Harrington
Updated June 16 2024 - 6:45pm, first published 6:42pm
West Australian triathlete Matt Burton was overcome with emotion after his victory in Cairns. (HANDOUT/KORUPT VISION)
West Australian triathlete Matt Burton was overcome with emotion after his victory in Cairns. (HANDOUT/KORUPT VISION)

Five months after almost losing his right foot to infection, Matt Burton has been brought to tears as he claimed the Ironman Asia-Pacific championship in Cairns.

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