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Andreas Raelert Breaks Iron Distance Triathlon World Record in Germany

Andreas Raelert - Iron Triathlon World Record Holder

Andreas Raelert has won the Challenge Roth Triathlon on home ground in Germany after a gruelling competition on Sunday 10th July. He beat fellow countryman Sebastian Kienle over the iron distance contest. Chrissie Wellington of Great Britain led the women home ahead of the domestic heroine, Julia Wagner. Both Raelert and Wellington set new world records on the sunny July day.

Over 5,000 athletes and 60 professionals took part in the 10th anniversary edition of the arduous battle and 150,000 spectators turned out to cheers them on. When the entries for next year open on 18th July 2011, they are expected to sell out within minutes.

Men’s Results

Place Name Club Time
1 Raelert, Andreas (GER) TC FIKO TRIATHLONCLUB ROS… 07:41:33
2 Kienle, Sebastian (GER) TRI TEAM HEUCHELBERG 07:57:06
3 Williams, Keegan (NZL) SNUGGLERS MULTISPORT CLUB 08:16:01
4 Schumann, Felix (GER) EJOT TEAM BUSCHHÜTTEN 08:18:05
5 Ritter, Christian (GER) TRI TEAM MITTELDEUTSCHLAN… 08:18:40
6 Vistica, Andrej (CRO) TK ZAGREB 08:19:19
7 Rotem, Gilad (ISR) AYALOT 08:20:11
8 Leder, Lothar (GER) DSW DARMSTADT 08:22:00
9 Yastrebov, Andriy (UKR) TRIATMAN 08:24:34
10 Borch, Andreas (DEN) TRI 4 08:25:38
11 Dr. Smits, Roeland (NED)   08:26:59
12 Sanson, Benjamin (FRA)   08:27:50
13 Coenen, Clemens (GER) TRIABOLOS HAMBURG 08:29:26
14 Pernet, Benjamin (FRA) TRIATHL’AIX 08:30:19
15 Hagen, Bernd (GER) TEAM ARNDT 08:32:10
16 Kaiser, Jens (GER) DBL-TEAM RSG MONTABAUR 08:34:37
17 Taddonio, Kevin (USA) IRON GEARSPORTS 08:35:30
18 Prof. Dr. Houzelle, Fabrice (FRA) BEAUNE MONOT TRIATHLON 08:36:38
19 Hofmann, Michael (GER) RADFREUNDE HILPOLTSTEIN 08:38:43
20 Eichhorn, Bernd (GER) HDI TSG 08 ROTH – TEAM AR… 08:39:12

Women’s Results

Place Name Club Time
1 Wellington, Chrissie (GBR)   08:18:13
2 Wagner, Julia (GER) TEAM ERDINGER ALKOHOLFREI 08:56:23
3 Keat, Rebekah (AUS)   08:59:22
4 Harper, Belinda (NZL)   09:06:47
5 Granger, Belinda (AUS)   09:12:56
6 Priess, Heike (GER) WSV BAD TÖLZ 09:40:01
7 Sarapuu, Alma (EST) TABASALU TRIATHLONIKLUBI 09:41:42
8 Lewis, Cindy (CAN)   09:45:56
9 Kuch, Celia (GER) TSG WEINHEIM TEAM RADSPOR… 09:47:13
10 Finger, Annett (GER) SG ADELSBERG 09:47:25
11 Bretting, Nicole (GER) MTV PFAFFENHOFEN 09:51:27
12 Larsson, Camilla (SWE) TEAM TENANT AND PARTNER 09:52:18
13 Hollington, Ali (NZL) HAWKES BAY MULTISPORT CLU… 09:52:43
14 Kemp, Shannon (CAN) SYMPATICO.CA 09:55:51
15 Jaarsveld, Sonja (NED) TV HOLLANDIA 09:56:03
16 Steinberg, Steffi (GER) EJOT TEAM BUSCHHÜTTEN 10:05:07
17 Dr. Buley, Helen (RSA) TRI X 10:11:18
18 Brix Frandsen, Line (DEN) HARESKOVENS TRIATHLON KLU… 10:12:01
19 Engelke-Horn, Carolin (GER) SG POSEIDON EPPELHEIM 10:12:53
20 Heimerl, Manuela (GER) LTC WANGEN-MAGIC SPORTFOO… 10:17:49

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