Caroline Steffen - 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion

Caroline Steffen Switzerland

NickName Xena
Motto All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them
Birthdate 18 September 1978
Height 175 cms / 69 inches
Weight 63 kgs / 141 lbls
Marital Status Single
Nationality Switzerland
Represents Switzerland
Residence Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
Languages English, Swiss, German
Started Triathlon 2007
Professional Since 2010
Coach Chris McCormack
Inspirational Quotes Victory comes in different shapes and sizes sometimes
Favorite Foods Chocolate, Coffee
Hobbies Craft, Art

Career Higlights


  • Ironman European Championship - 3rd place
    A massive season for Caroline. 7 Ironman 70.3 races. 5 wins and 2 seconds. She also finished 3rd at Ironman Melbourne
2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion

Caroline Steffen is known as “Xena the Warrior Princess”. Her natural talent, strong work ethic, and willingness to “go to war” in a race have resulted in an array of championship titles in long-course triathlon over her career: 2x ITU Long-Distance Champion, 2x silver at the Ironman World Championship, 2x Ironman Asia-Pacific Champion, 2x Ironman European Champion, and Challenge Roth Champion.

Caroline started in sport with 10 years as a member of the Swiss national swimming team both in junior and open competition. After a shoulder surgery, she retired from competitive swimming. It was then she encountered multisport, and after completing a few Olympic-distance triathlons she did her first ironman in under 10 hours and won her age group, qualifying her for Kona.

She concentrated on cycling and represented Switzerland on the national team, but gravitated back toward triathlon as it provided her more satisfaction as a competitor. She went professional and quickly racked up success in 70.3 and Ironman racing. She has consistently been on the podium and is always one to watch in any race.


Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2017 Jan 27
Ironman 70.3 Dubai AE dubai, United Arab Emirates
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 6th
2016 Dec 10
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 3rd
2016 Sep 25
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 2nd
2016 Sep 04
Ironman 70.3 World Championship AU mooloolaba, Australia
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 5th
2016 Aug 07
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 1st
2016 Jul 10
Ironman 70.3 Vineman US , United States
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 2nd
2016 Apr 01
Ironman 70.3 California (Oceanside) US Oceanside, California, United States
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 2nd
2016 Mar 06
Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay PH Subic Bay, Philippines
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 1st
2016 Jan 29
Ironman 70.3 Dubai AE Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 2nd
2015 Dec 05
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 2nd
2015 Nov 29
Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney AU Sydney, Australia
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 2nd
2015 Nov 08
Ironman 70.3 Mandurah AU Mandurah, Australia
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 1st
2015 Nov 01
Noosa Tri Festival AU Queensland, Australia
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 5th
2015 Oct 10
Ironman World Championship US Hawaii, United States
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 9th
2015 Sep 13
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast AU Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 1st
2015 Aug 02
Ironman 70.3 Philippines PH Cebu, Philippines
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Did Not Start
2015 Jul 05
Ironman European Championship DE Frankfurt, Germany
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 3rd
2015 Jun 14
Ironman 70.3 Cairns AU Cairns, Australia
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 1st
2015 May 10
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam VN Danang, Viet Nam
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 1st
2015 Mar 22
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 3rd
2015 Mar 22
Caroline Steffen 2x Long Distance, Asia & Europe Champion
Switzerland
Finished 3rd

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2017 Mar 15

Next level racing for BET13 this weekend

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

After strong showings last week from Caroline Steffen finishing 2nd at Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay and Ben Hoffman having a solid hit-out in 6th at Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires, Bahrain Endurance 13 ramps up the racing this weekend with five of our stellar athletes competing.
2017 Mar 08
Hoffman, Steffen targets at Subic and Buenos Aires

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Two Bahrain Endurance 13 athletes will see action over the half distance this weekend. Caroline Steffen returns to Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay in the Philippines to defend her title, and Ben Hoffman seeks to improve on his silver finish at Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires.
2017 Feb 26
How to improve your triathlon swim

Sunday, February 26, 2017

By Sara Gross: One of my best triathlon swims was at Ironman Canada in 2009. I swam 53.27 for 3800 meters. It was the 4th fastest women's time, and 38th fastest overall and it demonstrated a marked improvement in my swimming because, when it comes to swimming, I was not a natural.
2017 Jan 29
Bahrain Endurance 13 sweep top spots in Dubai & South Africa

Sunday, January 29, 2017

The Bahrain Endurance 13 team racked up the hardware this weekend with a sweep of the top spots at Ironman 70.3 Dubai and a podium and an unprecedented streak at Ironman 70.3 South Africa.

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