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 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 Mai 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 Okt 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 Okt 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 Okt 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 Mai 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 Mrz 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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News & Headlines

2017 Dez 04

Bozzone goes back to back in Busselton

Montag, 4. Dezember 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.
2017 Nov 26
Lawrence wins a thriller at Ironman 70.3 Bahrain

Sonntag, 26. November 2017

Bahrain Endurance athletes put on a valiant finish to their season at the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship, competing hard against one another in a spirited race to the finish line.
2017 Okt 15
Daniela Ryf wins third Ironman World Championship

Sonntag, 15. Oktober 2017

Daniela Ryf has accomplished the hat trick, claiming the crown at the Ironman World Championship on Saturday for the third consecutive time. She joins the ranks of Chrissie Wellington, Paula Newby-Fraser, Natascha Badmann, Dave Scott, and Mark Allen with three consecutive wins in Kona, Hawaii.
2017 Okt 09
Frodeno, Ryf primed for World Championship title defence

Montag, 9. Oktober 2017

Bahrain Endurance 13 has fielded seven of its best athletes to the Ironman World Championship on October 14. With their entire seasons building up to this point in the year, all of them are ready to tackle the most iconic race of the sport, including defending champions Daniela Ryf and Jan Frodeno.

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Jan Frodeno Running Technique Analysis @ World Record Challenge Roth 2016

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

Jan Frodeno im Achilles-Schnelldurchlauf

From: achimachilles
08 Nov 2017 06:03 AM

Jan Frodeno Asics Talk Marathon Messe Frankfurt 28.10.2017

From: WENTunlimited
29 Oct 2017 07:59 AM

Schmerzens-protokoll: wie triathlet frodeno den ironman auf hawaii überstand

From: Sport
27 Oct 2017 01:59 AM

Ironman-WM auf Hawaii Lange gewinnt sensationell in Rekordzeit - Frodeno erlebt Alptraum

From: Radio Fun
15 Oct 2017 12:21 PM

Ironman-WM auf Hawaii: Patrick Lange gewinnt in Rekordzeit - Drama um Frodeno

From: WELT
15 Oct 2017 07:06 AM

Frodeno se para en el Ironman de Hawaii por una lesión

From: DDT Diario del Triatlón
14 Oct 2017 04:44 PM

So läuft der ironman 2017

From: Tin24h
13 Oct 2017 03:24 AM

Rueda de prensa Kona 2017 - Sebastian Kienle y Jan Frodeno

From: Planeta Triatlón
12 Oct 2017 06:27 PM

Jan Frodeno Episode 4 #JourneyToPerfection

From: ASICS EMEA
12 Oct 2017 09:30 AM

Las razones de Frodeno para hacerse vegetariano

From: Revista Triatlón
11 Oct 2017 11:43 PM

Jan Frodeno: I Love Taking a Race By the Horns

From: Triathlete
11 Oct 2017 04:38 PM

Jan Frodeno's Exclusive 2017 Ironman World Championship Oakley Press Conference II Vlog22

From: Talbot Cox
11 Oct 2017 02:43 PM

Ironman Hawaii 2017 meine Meinung Information Germany Topstarter Jan Frodeno Sebastian Kienle

From: X Level
11 Oct 2017 06:22 AM

Ironman auf Hawaii: Weltmeister Frodeno will Titel-Hattrick

From: SID
11 Oct 2017 06:13 AM

IRONMAN HAWAII 2017: Jan Frodeno im Prerace-Interview

From: tri2b.com
11 Oct 2017 01:55 AM

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