German triathlete Jan Frodeno won the 2015 Ironman World Championship today in Kona, HI, with a blazing time of 8:14:40 (swim 50:50, bike 4:27:28, run 2:52:22), making him the first ever to win an Olympic gold medal (2008), the 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championships, and Ironman World Championships. He finished ahead of German Andreas Raelert (8:17:42) and American Tim O’Donnell (8:18:25). [ all results ] (Jan Frodeno for the win, photo courtesy of IronmanTRI ) For the Women, it was Switzerland’s Daniela Ryf winning in 8:57.57, using the fastest bike split of the day (4:52) and a solid run to build a 12 minute margin over her competitors and improve on her 2nd place finish in her debut last year.
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Jan Frodeno And Daniela Ryf Win the 2015 Ironman World Championship