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 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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2016 Dec 10

Bozzone takes back to back gold

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Terenzo Bozzone smashed out a victory at the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship in Manama, Bahrain making it the second time in six days he has taken the top spot in a race. It was only last Sunday when the Kiwi triumphed over the full Ironman distance in Western Australia.
2016 Nov 21
McMahon runs to fourth sub-eight at Arizona

Monday, November 21, 2016

Brent McMahon ran himself into second place at Ironman Arizona, logging his fourth sub-eight hour finish (7:50:15) in seven career Ironman races. Canadian compatriot Lionel Sanders was the only man to finish ahead of him, setting the world’s fastest time in an Ironman-branded race
2016 Oct 09
Frodeno, Ryf - King and Queen of Kona

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Defending the Ironman World Championship is notoriously difficult; in its storied history only 4 men and 4 women had accomplished the feat. Today Daniela Ryf and Jan Frodeno claimed their place among those titans of the sport as the two took victory once again in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
2016 Oct 04
Brave eight chasing Kona dreams

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Eight brave warriors of the Bahrain Endurance 13 are set to shine among the world’s best when the sun rises on the Kona pier this Saturday at the Ironman World Championship.

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