Jan Frodeno - Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion

Jan Frodeno Germany

Birthdate 18 August 1981
Height 190 cms / 75 inches
Weight 73 kgs / 163 lbls
Marital Status Married
Children 1 child
Nationality German
Represents Germany
Residence Noosa, QLD, Australia / Girona, Spain
Languages English, German,
Started Triathlon 2003
Professional Since 2007
Coach Dan Lorang
Hobbies cooking, eating, surfing, beach volleyball

Career Higlights


  • Ironman 70.3 World Championship
    Jan beat home team mates Sebastian Kienle and Javier Gomez to take the title

  • Ironman World Championship
    After finishing third on debut in 2014, Jan executed a clinical performance to win his first title in Kona.

  • Ironman European Championship
    First of his three World titles in 2015
Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion

Jan Frodeno owns the distinction of being the only athlete in the world to have won the Olympic gold medal, the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, and the Ironman World Championship. He is also only one of five men to have defended the Ironman World Championship title, winning both in 2015 and 2016.

In 2016, Jan set a new world record for the fastest iron distance finish: 7 hours, 35 minutes, 39 seconds at the Challenge Roth, smashing the previous record by six minutes.

When he outsprinted Olympic champion Simon Whitfield to win the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, he caused one of the biggest upsets in triathlon history. After racing one more Olympics at London in 2012, Jan transitioned to ironman racing and quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with as he blended his top-end speed with gritty endurance.

In 2015, Jan went to work dominating every race he entered, a seemingly unstoppable force as he claimed first the Ironman European Championship, then the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. The ultimate goal was the leafy crown at Kona, and on one fateful Saturday in October, Jan made history as the first athlete ever to have won both an Olympic gold medal and the Ironman World Championship.

Jan was born in Cologne, Germany but grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. With his background in swimming and surfing he joined the Clifton Surf Lifesavers and competed in lifesaver races. He discovered triathlon at the age of 19 while watching the Sydney Olympics, and after competing in a few triathlons sold his racing bike for a plane ticket to Europe to race in the German triathlon league. His success at the Under-23 World Championships in 2003 and 2004 spurred him to turn professional. He has since shown himself the cream of the crop in the sport across all distances.


Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2018 Apr 29
Challenge Taiwan TW Taiwan, Taiwan, Province of China
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2018 Apr 07
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside US California, United States
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2018 Feb 17
Challenge Wanaka NZ Wanaka, New Zealand
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2017 Aug 20
Allgau Triathlon DE , Germany
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2017 Jul 02
Ironman Austria AT Klagenfurt, Austria
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2017 May 21
Ironman 70.3 Barcelona ES Barcelona, Spain
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2017 Apr 29
Challenge Taiwan TW , Taiwan, Province of China
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2017 Apr 23
Chia Sardinia Triathlon ES Sardinia, Spain
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2017 Apr 01
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside US Oceanside, United States
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Did Not Finish
2016 Oct 08
Ironman World Championship - Kona US Kona, United States
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2016 Oct 08
Ironman World Championship - Kona US Kona, United States
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 35th
2016 Jul 17
Challenge Roth DE Roth, Germany
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2016 Jan 29
Ironman 70.3 Dubai AE Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2015 Oct 10
Ironman World Championship US Hawaii, United States
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2015 Aug 26
Ironman 70.3 World Championship AT Zell Am See, Austria
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2015 Jul 05
Ironman European Championship DE Frankfurt, Germany
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2015 May 17
Ironman 70.3 Barcelona ES Calella, Spain
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st
2015 Mar 28
Ironman 70.3 California, Oceanside US California, United States
Jan Frodeno Olympic gold medalist, Ironman 70.3 World champion, Ironman World Champion
German
Finished 1st

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2018 Apr 29

A weekend of personal best performances and results

Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Bahrain Endurance 13 team shone across the world with a weekend of personal best performances and great results.
2018 Apr 25
Ironman Texas - key focus for BE13

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Bahrain Endurance faces a big weekend of racing at the Ironman North American Championship in Texas. Brent McMahon, David Plese, and team captain His Highness Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa will toe the starting line.
2018 Apr 02
Big 5 contest Commonwealth Games, 70.3 Oceanside & Texas

Monday, April 2, 2018

Expect hard-charging racing from Bahrain Endurance on opposite sides of the globe as Alistair Brownlee and Ashleigh Gentle represent their respective nations at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast while Holly Lawrence and Jan Frodeno hit Ironman 70.3 Oceanside California and Ben Kanute lines up at Ironman 70.3 Texas.
2017 Dec 04
Bozzone goes back to back in Busselton

Monday, December 4, 2017

Terenzo Bozzone has rounded out four straight weekends of racing with a successful title defense at Ironman Western Australia. After securing the Ironman 70.3 Los Cabos title and taking very close seconds at Island House Triathlon and Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain, it seems the talented Kiwi has gotten faster the more he has raced.

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Frodeno kennt Königin Letizias Schneiderin und Sasha heißt jetzt Röntgen-Schmitz

From: D. Sifuentes Joseph
18 mai 2018 04:38

Übungen für’s Hotelzimmer – Folge 1

From: Allianz Deutschland
16 mai 2018 11:11

Kochen mit Jan - Quinoa mit Ei

From: Allianz Deutschland
14 mai 2018 02:54

Lieblingsübungen im GYM – Folge 3

From: Allianz Deutschland
27 abr 2018 05:13

Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug dominate Oceanside

From: SportZen
19 abr 2018 11:15

Jan Frodeno - Triathlon Motivation 2017

From: Hugo Damián Pastor
19 abr 2018 05:22

Lieblings-Smoothie nach dem Training

From: Allianz Deutschland
19 abr 2018 01:01

ANALYSE TRAININGDAY - JAN FRODENO

From: Triathlon Crew Cologne
18 abr 2018 12:38

Ironman Oceanside 70.3 2018

From: Stephen MacBain
15 abr 2018 08:46

The Hard-Core Way Lionel Sanders is Attacking Swim Training in 2018

From: Triathlete
10 abr 2018 08:57

Ironman 70.3 Oceanside Mix up || Frodo & Sanders Interview

From: Talbot Cox
08 abr 2018 04:00
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Jan Frodeno Running Technique Analysis @ World Record Challenge Roth 2016

From: MattVP - Triathlon I Wissen I Vegan
14 dez 2017 04:46

Jan Frodeno im Achilles-Schnelldurchlauf

From: achimachilles
08 nov 2017 06:03

Olympiasieger Frodeno kritisiert IOC: "Widerlich"

From: SID
04 nov 2017 09:41

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