Andreas Raelert capped off a fast day with a 2:40 marathon to earn the sub-8 victory, while Erika Csomor claimed the women’s title.
Andreas Raelert found his way onto the podium for the fourth year in a row thanks to a race-best 2:47:23 marathon.
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 has announced he will make the start at Ironman Regensburg this weekend, but don't expect him to win the race.
Without support from his brother Michael, Andreas Raelert may not have broken the record.
Germany's Andreas Raelert made his Challenge Roth debut by breaking the world record for fastest iron-distance race. His time of 7:41:33 came thanks to a 46:18 swim, a 4:11:43 bike and a 2:40:52 run.
Does Andreas Raelert think he can break the world record for fastest iron-distance race at Challenge Roth? Find out.
Germany's Andreas Raelert talks about the relationship with his brother, Michael, and what it means to have him in Roth to support him.
In this four-part series, which originally aired as a full-length Training Day feature back in May, we take you on-location to experience a real training camp with the Raelerts, including their key running workout, a three-and-a-half hour bike ride, and a five-kilometer pool session.
With two podium finishes in Kona, Germany's Andreas Raelert will no doubt be one of the favorites heading into the 2011 Ironman World Championship triathlon.
German Andreas Raelert and British Emma-Kate Lidbury took the titles at Ironman 70.3 Mallorca.
How do two of the top triathletes in the world prepare for the season? Triathlete.com is on location at Las Playitas in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands to follow the most famous brothers in the sport, Andreas and Michael Raelert.
Craig Alexander, Chrissie Wellington, Mirinda Carfrae, Chris Lieto, Julie Dibens, Andreas Raelert and Rasmus Henning answered questions for the triathlon media two days before the IM world championships and although some of the answers were pretty standard, they also had a few surprising and interesting things to say.
Reigning two-time Ironman World Champion is the favorite heading into Saturday's race, but he's going to face some tough competition. Who's your pick?