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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

1 Raelert, Andreas (GER)TC FIKO TRIATHLONCLUB ROS…07:41:33
2 Kienle, Sebastian (GER)TRI TEAM HEUCHELBERG07:57:06
3 Williams, Keegan (NZL)SNUGGLERS MULTISPORT CLUB08:16:01
4 Schumann, Felix (GER)EJOT TEAM BUSCHHÜTTEN08:18:05
5 Ritter, Christian (GER)TRI TEAM MITTELDEUTSCHLAN…08:18:40
6 Vistica, Andrej (CRO)TK ZAGREB08:19:19
7 Rotem, Gilad (ISR)AYALOT08:20:11
8 Leder, Lothar (GER)DSW DARMSTADT08:22:00
9 Yastrebov, Andriy (UKR)TRIATMAN08:24:34
10 Borch, Andreas (DEN)TRI 408:25:38
11 Dr. Smits, Roeland (NED) 08:26:59
12 Sanson, Benjamin (FRA) 08:27:50
13 Coenen, Clemens (GER)TRIABOLOS HAMBURG08:29:26
14 Pernet, Benjamin (FRA)TRIATHL’AIX08:30:19
15 Hagen, Bernd (GER)TEAM ARNDT08:32:10
16 Kaiser, Jens (GER)DBL-TEAM RSG MONTABAUR08:34:37
17 Taddonio, Kevin (USA)IRON GEARSPORTS08:35:30
18 Prof. Dr. Houzelle, Fabrice (FRA)BEAUNE MONOT TRIATHLON08:36:38
19 Hofmann, Michael (GER)RADFREUNDE HILPOLTSTEIN08:38:43
20 Eichhorn, Bernd (GER)HDI TSG 08 ROTH – TEAM AR…08:39:12

Women’s Results

1 Wellington, Chrissie (GBR) 08:18:13
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 TÖLZ09:40:01
8 Lewis, Cindy (CAN) 09:45:56
10 Finger, Annett (GER)SG ADELSBERG09:47:25
11 Bretting, Nicole (GER)MTV PFAFFENHOFEN09:51:27
12 Larsson, Camilla (SWE)TEAM TENANT AND PARTNER09:52:18
13 Hollington, Ali (NZL)HAWKES BAY MULTISPORT CLU…09:52:43
14 Kemp, Shannon (CAN)SYMPATICO.CA09:55:51
15 Jaarsveld, Sonja (NED)TV HOLLANDIA09:56:03
16 Steinberg, Steffi (GER)EJOT TEAM BUSCHHÜTTEN10:05:07
17 Dr. Buley, Helen (RSA)TRI X10:11:18
18 Brix Frandsen, Line (DEN)HARESKOVENS TRIATHLON KLU…10:12:01
19 Engelke-Horn, Carolin (GER)SG POSEIDON EPPELHEIM10:12:53
20 Heimerl, Manuela (GER)LTC WANGEN-MAGIC SPORTFOO…10:17:49

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