Shaikh Nasser expresses pride in Endurance 13’s results at Kona
Representative of HM the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Affairs, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has expressed pride in the historic win achieved by Bahrain Endurance 13’s Jan Frodeno, who clinched the Ironman World Championship at 2019 Kona Ironman World Championships.
The win is the third for Jan Frodeno, who broke the record after clocking 7:51:13. In the 3.8-km swimming race, Jan Frodeno and his team mate, Alistair Brownlee , finished behind Josh Amberger, who finished first by 47:28 seconds. In the 180-km bike race, Frodeno and Brownlee were among the first five, clocking 04:16:02 and 04:19:58 respectively.
In the marathon, Jan Frodeno came first with 02:42:43, breaking the existing record. Meanwhile, Daniela Ryf failed to defend her title after coming 13th in the race. Ryf who was a favourite, said that she had suffered from health problems days before the championship.