This weekend the process of finding a place for the IRONMAN World Championship that will be held in Hawaii next October has been closed.
After several months where we have been able to see how the best triathletes in the world have achieved their classification, it is time to meet the top favorites who will be at the starting line.
The very open male test
We start with the current world champion Patrick Lange (2017,2018) Jan Frodeno (2015,2016) that got the slot down from 8 hours in the IRONMAN Frankfurt under the heat wave, Sebastian Kienle, world champion in 2014 or Alistair Brownlee who got the slot on his debut in IRONMAN Ireland. The absence of Frederick Van LierdeWinner of IRONMAN Lanzarote and World Champion in 2012, who has resigned from Slot.
This Sunday the last to get the pass was Lionel Sanders, who was second in the IRONMAN Mont-Tremblanc.
Other athletes to consider will be Bart Aernouts, David Mcnamee o Tim O'Donnell among others.
As for the Spanish this edition we will only have two representatives in the male category Eneko Llanos who got the pass on the IRONMAN Arizona and who has also won the IRONMAN Vitoria achieving the best mark of his career. Will also be Clemente Alonso who was second in Arizona
Daniela Ryf will seek her fifth world title
Regarding female participation Daniela Ryf, four times world champion. She is the top favorite, in a season that has won everything in which she has competed (IM Texas, IM Austria, IM 70. Switzerland and IM 70.3 Oceanside).
Lucy Charles It will be one of its rivals, where this year it has achieved its third The Championship and has won the Challenge Roth . She got her pass by winning the IM South Africa. We will also have to take into account Anne Haug which got in Denmark your pass with the best time in the Franchise, Mirinda Carfrae o Sara Crowley among others.
On the Spanish side we will have Gurutze Frades, in what will be his fourth participation in Kona, after his second place in the IRONMAN South Africa
In the following link you can check the Complete listing of classifieds for the IRONMAN Hawaii 2019