Jan Frodeno to race Ironman Lanzarote

Jan Frodeno, the current World Ironman and Ironman 70.3 Champion, will take the start of Ironman Lanzarote on May 21st 2016.

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Frodeno is only man to have ever won both the Olympic gold medal and the Ironman World Championship, and also won another honour last week with the Laureus Action Sportsperson of the Year Award, the first triathlete to receive a Laureus Award. He is also reported to be going for the for long-distance world record at Challenge Roth

“I’m looking forward to heading back to my old training grounds. I’ve spent many weeks on the island, and at Club La Santa, with the German team, preparing for the summer and always enjoyed its hospitality.”

Frodeno will join more than 1800 registered athletes from over 60 countries, including our staff writer Jack Sexty. Reckon you can take him on Jack…?! 

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