Defending champion Jan Frodeno once again impressed on the Ironman World Championship course.

2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Jan Frodeno aboard a Canyon at the 2016 Ironman World Championship. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image
2016 Ironman World Championship - Jan Frodeno
Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image

Defending champion Jan Frodeno once again impressed on the Ironman World Championship course, putting together a 48:02 swim, 4:29:00 bike and a 2:45:34 marathon to earn the victory in 8:06:30. After the race, Frodeno said that he didn’t feel great for most of the day and had to dig very deep to get the victory.