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Anne Haug will be at Challenge Roth

Anne Haug, the renowned German triathlete, has announced her participation in the DATEV Challenge Roth, which will be held this coming Sunday, July 7.

The 41-year-old triathlete, who has won this competition twice, confirmed her last-minute participation. “Roth is my home race, so I'm really excited to get back to enjoying the incredible atmosphere, which I hope will help me reach my peak performance once again“Haug commented.

"My participation has been quite improvised, but plans often change during the season. When I saw photos of the race in Roth a few weeks ago, I knew I couldn't miss it this year".

In his first long-distance race of the year, Haug proved to be in excellent shape by win the Club La Santa IRONMAN Lanzarote in May, where she broke the course record set in 1995 by nearly 20 minutes, edging out her competitors by more than 40 minutes.

Anne Haug He has participated three previous times in the DATEV Challenge Roth, winning two of them.

Last year, it was surpassed only by Daniela Ryf, who set a new record on the circuit. In 2019, Haug was crowned IRONMAN World Champion in Hawaii and in 2023, she took second place, setting a new record in the marathon.

The director of the race, Felix Walchshöfer, expressed his enthusiasm for Haug's participation. “Anne and Roth belong together. When Anne called us and told us that she wanted to participate on such short notice, it was a great personal pleasure. I am convinced that Anne will be in excellent shape and will play a decisive role in the competition for victory in Roth".

next July 7, Anne Haug He will have to face several renowned triathletes. Among the main contenders are Laura Philipp, Els Visser, Anne Reichmann, Danielle lewis o Rebecca Robisch.

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