David Warner's wife completes first marathon, gets a hug from daughter and husband

Jul 03, 2017, 08:36 IST | A Correspondent

Australian cricketer David Warner’s wife Candice. Pic/Getty Images Australian cricketer David Warner’s wife Candice. Pic/Getty Images 

Australian cricketer David Warner's wife Candice may not have got the winner's medal after finishing her first ever marathon, but the former model and Ironwoman's joy knew no bounds when she was hugged by her daughter Ivy Mae, 2, at the finish line of the Gold Coast marathon.

Candice with daughter Ivy Mae (2) at the finish line Candice with daughter Ivy Mae (2) at the finish line 

Candice finished with a time of 3 hours, 46 minutes, 36 seconds for the 42.2km full marathon event.

The mother-of-two, who retired from the Nutri-Grain Ironwoman series after meeting and marrying the Australian opening batsman, was eager for a new sporting challenge and so decided to train for the marathon.

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It was a proud moment for the Warner, who posted online updates throughout the race. "Super proud of the wife. Finished it under 4 hours. What a great achievement in your first marathon. We are really proud. We love you," the cricketer captioned one of the pictures posted to his 1.3 million Instagram followers.

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