Hedge Funds

Tudor's Macfarlane earns "Ironman" status

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John Macfarlane may be better known as chief operating officer of the $10 billion Greenwich-based hedge fund shop Tudor Investment Management, but lately the hedge fund exec has been earning kudos for his extreme physical fitness.

In August, Macfarlane won a qualifying place for the "Ironman World Championship" to be held in Hawaii in October. The 50-year-old Tudor COO from Darien, Connecticut earned this extraordinary privilege by posting a strong showing in the recent USA Lake Placid Triathlon, which included a 112-mile bicycle race and a 2.4-mile swim followed by a 26.2-mile marathon run. Macfarlane placed ninth among executives