After the victory of Chelsea Sodaro in the female test All eyes are on the men's event that will take place on Saturday, October 8.
The list of participants in the IRONMAN World Championship this year has a high level and all the big names of the current scene will be there, except Jan Frodeno y Alistair Brownlee, fighting for the world title.
The great favorite is the Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt, winner at St George 2022 and this year is sweeping everything he does.
He won the world title, the U8, and won The Collins Cup and comes to this event wanting to get his first victory in Kona.
Your compatriot Gustav Iden is another of the great favorites, current winner of the IROMAN 70.3 World Championship and The Championship this year, comes to the test after having achieved his slot in his first IRONMAN in Florida last year.
the canadian media Lionel Sanders He will be another triathlete who will surely be fighting for the podium, the world runner-up is one of the few who has been able to stand up to the Norwegians and arrives with the advantage that he knows the event well.
Another triathlete to keep in mind will be the Danish Magnus ditlev who arrives in Kona, where he makes his debut, after having won in Challenge Roth this year
The British Joe Skipper He also enters the pools and arrives in top form at the World Cup.
Other triathletes to watch out for are the winners in Kona Patrick Lange (2017, 2018) or Sebastian Kienle (2014). Lange may have surprises in store as he has won twice and knows the race well.
Kienle, who will retire shortly, arrives at the test wanting to say goodbye in style, so it will have to be taken into account.
It will also be necessary to take into account Daniel Bækkegård, Leon Chevalier, Sam Laidlow, Collin Chartier or David McNamee
This year Spain will not have any Spanish in the men's event.
in the feminine Gurutze Frades He finished in 15th position with the third fastest time in the marathon.
The masculine test will be the Saturday October 8 starting at 6:25 local time, 18:25 in Spain.
- The arrival of the first triathlete is expected around 2:20 AM in Spain, (14:20 local time)
Where to see the live test?
The IRONMAN Hawaii can be followed live through the usual channels.