Kristian Blummenfelt - 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion

Kristian Blummenfelt Norway

Motto Go Big or Go Home
Birthdate 14 February 1994
Height 167 cms / 66 inches
Weight 74 kgs / 165 lbls
Marital Status Single
Nationality Norwegian
Represents Norway
Residence Bergen
Started Triathlon 2021
Professional Since 2013
Personal Bests 2018 Ironman 70.3 Middle East Champion 2018 3 x ITU World Triathlon Series runner up

Career Higlights


  • 2018 Ironman 70.3 Middle East Champion

  • 2016 Rio Olympian

  • 2017 Rotterdam World Triathlon Series Grand Final Silver
3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
3 x Ironman Middle East Champion

Kristian Blummenfelt wants to win. It shows in how he trains (up to eight hours daily) and how he races: no holds barred, pedal to the metal. Perhaps that’s why he broke the 70.3 world record by five minutes in 2018 at the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championships -- then bested it by another three minutes the following year.

 

The Norwegian is rarely outside of the Top 10 racing the World Triathlon Series and believes he can do better than his 13th place at the Rio Olympics. One of the youngest on the Bahrain Endurance 13 roster, expect to see him come into his own in Olympic and 70.3 racing. He has already set his sights on the iron distance with the Pho3nix SUB7 Project, seeking to challenge what is thought humanly possible.


Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2021 Sep 25
Super League Triathlon Malibu US Malibu, United States
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 5th
2021 Sep 17
Ironman 70.3 World Championship US Utah, United States
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 26th
2021 Aug 21
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 1st
2021 Jul 26
Tokyo Olympics [Men] JP Tokyo, Japan
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 1st
2021 Jun 06
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 6th
2021 May 29
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 7th
2021 May 22
World Triathlon Cup Lisbon PT Lisbon, Portugal
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 1st
2021 May 15
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 1st
2020 Nov 07
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Did Not Finish
2020 Oct 25
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 1st
2020 Oct 10
Arzachena ITU World Cup IT Sardinia, Italy
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 2nd
2020 Sep 13
ITU World Cup Karlovy Vary CZ Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Did Not Finish
2020 Sep 06
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 4th
2020 Sep 05
Kristian Blummenfelt 3 x Ironman Middle East Champion
Norwegian
Finished 13th

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2021 Sep 27

Parker wins in Cozumel

Monday, September 27, 2021

The Bahrain Endurance 13 saw action over long and short course this weekend at races in Cozumel and Malibu.
2021 Sep 20
A tough weekend of racing

Monday, September 20, 2021

The Bahrain Endurance 13 racing red saw action in St. George and Jersey on Saturday, with seven athletes giving their all and fighting hard to the finish.
2021 Sep 16
Ironman 70.3 World Championships: Macca & Vince Preview

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Bahrain Endurance 13 champions are set to race the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in St. George, Utah this weekend. With the postponement of the Ironman World Championship in Kona to February 2022, St. George now becomes the year’s biggest long-course event with the only Ironman world title on the line.
2021 Aug 22
Blummenfelt wins the World Championship

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Kristian Blummenfelt yesterday won the World Triathlon Championship Series Grand Final in Edmonton Canada to clinch the #1 ranking and world champion title. With this the Norwegian storms into the history books to become the first male athlete to win both Olympic and world titles in the same year.

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