Germany's Sebastian Kienle and Australia's Sarah Crowley punched their Kona tickets with victories in Frankfurt.
Two athletes with multiple world championships to their names earned the victories on a dramatic day of racing in Frankfurt.
Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf were impressive against top competition on a tough day of racing in Frankfurt, Germany.
Unquestionably the best professional Ironman race outside of the Ironman World Championship this season will take place this Sunday.
Spain's Eneko Llanos and Denmark's Camilla Pedersen claimed tough wins to earn the titles of Ironman European Champions today.
Germany's Michael Raelert will not race in this weekend's Ironman European Championships, due to a hip injury that has plagued him on and off throughout the year.
Michael confirmed to Triathlete.com that he will go after his Kona slot at the Frankfurter Sparkasse Ironman European Championship in Frankurt, Germany on July 24, 2011. Why has Michael not entered a race yet this year?