The double world champion Patrick Lange, will start the 2019 season in the IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam, which will be played this weekend.
Patrick Lange, who this year has as aim to get the double with the two IRONMAN World Championships. If he succeeds, he will equal the feat achieved by his compatriot Jan Frodeno, who won the double in the 2015 year winning the two World Championships.
Patrick, is still not classified and would need to win or be second (since 2 qualifying slots are offered to be Asia-Pacific Championship).
This competition is his first contact and from now on he will focus on the full distance, with the aim of the Frankfurt IRONMAN where we will see a duel again Lange-Kienle-Frodeno. The German Jan Frodeno, debuted this 2019 in a Olympic triathlon in Germany, where he took the victory
Patrick participated in the Berlin marathon, the first marathon of his life, where he got a time of 1: 09: 37 the last 7 of April.
In the list of departure they will be Tim Don, recent winner of Half of Peñiscola in Spain, Alexander Craig, who will seek his third consecutive win the winner of the last two editions Timothy Reed, Terenzo Bozzone or the Spanish Eneko Elosegui among others.
In the female category, it stands out Holly Lawrence, Sara Crowley or the winner of last year Radka Kahlefdlt among others.
The test will start at 5: 35 local time (00: 35 Spanish time) on Sunday 12 of May. You can be sure live through the IROMAN official website http://eu.ironman.com/
This year, the IRONMAN 70.3 from Nice, IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be a test of a great level, where we will see if everything continues like this to several world champions fighting for the title. See see the Classified list.