This weekend marks one of the most important events in Europe, the IRONMAN Frankfurt where also the European Championship of the IRONMAN modality
As for the favorites for the test, in the men's category we will see the first duel of the year with 3 world champions, Patrick Lange, Jan Frodeno y Sebastian Kienle. The 3 are in a good shape, so we will have the show insured since everyone is looking for a pass to Kona.
As for the Spaniards we find in the departure list a Víctor Arroyo y Sergio Bolado. Iván Raña and Emilio Aguayo appear on the starting line, although they will not participate.
In the women highlights the absence of Daniela Ryf, who has won all the tests in which he has participated this year and will not be in the test. Daniela Bleymehl second in The Championship, Anne Haugh o Sarah True They will try to fight for the podium positions.
Saleta Castro will be our representative in the test, in a competition that was already ninth last year. The Galician comes from having achieved a ninth place in the LD World Championship in Pontevedra
The test grants 2 Slot by category for the IRONMAN World Championship
Being a continental championship, the top-ranked 2 will get the direct pass to compete in Kona.
E.g. Daniela Bleymehl is already classified, after winning the IM Italy, so if it is in first or second, the slot will go to the third classified.
The heat wave protagonist.
The organization has taken measures so that athletes can compete safely in the walking segment with the high temperatures, so it has modified the segment to run through a park where it gives shade to prevent the sun from triathletes directly during the race.
It can be followed live by IRONMAN Eruope
The test can be followed live through the social network of Facebook through the channel IRONMAN Europe.
The race will begin at 6: 25 in the morning and the first qualifier is expected over the 2 in the afternoon.
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