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German Markus Fachbach turned in a well-rounded day to take the men’s title, while American Mary Beth Ellis won her second Ironman in four weeks thanks to an impressive run. Germany’s Andreas Raelert took his time and crossed the finish line in 10:21:05 to validate his Ironman World Championship spot.
Regensburg, Germany – Aug. 7, 2011
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run
1. Markus Fachbach (GER) 8:29:16
2. Stefan Riesen (SUI) 8:36:54
3. Frank Vytrisal (GER) 8:37:12
4. Horst Reichel (GER) 8:42:07
5. Bas Diederen (NED) 8:42:34
1. Mary Beth Ellis (USA) 9:18:55
2. Annett Kamenz (GER) 9:28:23
3. Nicole Leder (GER) 9:30:27
4. Heide Jesberger (GER) 9:32:42
5. Katja Rabe (GER) 9:44:45