David Plese - Ironman Barcelona Champion

David Plese Bahrain

Birthdate 15 August 1983
Height 187 cms / 74 inches
Weight 77 kgs / 171 lbls
Marital Status Single
Nationality Slovenian
Represents Bahrain
Residence Manama, Bahrain
Languages English
Started Triathlon 2006
Professional Since 2008

Ironman Barcelona Champion
Ironman Barcelona Champion

David Plese was 21 when he first did a triathlon, inspired by watching the 2004 Athens Olympics. Within two years he was racing for Slovenia on the ITU circuit. With only four years of swim training, he also became the 1500m national swimming champion. 

David has focused on long-distance triathlon in the last few years and competed in his first Ironman World Championship in 2013. He is set to qualify for Kona again after securing his first Ironman victory at Ironman Barcelona in 2015. He is also a major player at triathlons in his adopted home region in the Middle East.

 

Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2017 Jun 11
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Did Not Finish
2017 Apr 22
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 8th
2017 Jan 27
Ironman 70.3 Dubai AE dubai, United Arab Emirates
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 5th
2016 Dec 10
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 5th
2016 Nov 20
Ironman Arizona US arizona, United States
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 4th
2016 Oct 08
Ironman World Championship - Kona US Kona, United States
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 17th
2016 Jul 24
Ironman Switzerland CH zurick, Switzerland
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 5th
2016 Jun 26
Ironman Austria IS Austria, Iceland
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 5th
2016 Jun 05
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 2nd
2016 Apr 10
Ironman African Championship - South Africa ZA Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 17th
2016 Jan 29
Ironman 70.3 Dubai AE Dubai, United Arab Emirates
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 11th
2015 Dec 05
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 4th
2015 Oct 05
Ironman Barcelona ES Barcelona, Spain
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 1st
2015 Jun 28
Ironman Austria AT Klagenfurt, Austria
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 4th
2015 May 16
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 9th
2015 Apr 04
Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya MY Putrajaya, Malaysia
David Plese Ironman Barcelona Champion
Slovenian
Finished 4th

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2017 Jun 29

Kona Qualification for Frodeno, Plese in Austria

Thursday, June 29, 2017

This weekend the Bahrain Endurance 13 will see action in Austria as build-up to the Ironman World Championship as Jan Frodeno races to validate his spot and David Plese seeks to solidify his qualification.
2017 Jun 08
Ryf, Brownlee, Lawrence defending titles and testing fitness

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Bahrain Endurance 13 team are racing all over the world this weekend defending titles and testing fitness.
2017 Apr 24
Brownlee impressive on debut

Monday, April 24, 2017

Alistair Brownlee had plenty to celebrate on his birthday weekend as he topped the podium on his first half distance outing at Challenge Mogan Gran Canaria.
2017 Apr 19
Racing royalty in Spain

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

This weekend the spotlight is on Spain as Alistair Brownlee makes his debut at the long distance format at Challenge Mogan-Gran Canaria alongside team captain His Highness Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Daniela Ryf. Jan Frodeno also toes the line in Spain at Chia Sardinia Triathlon.

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