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TRIATHLON – EUROPEAN IRONMAN CHAMPIONSHIP LIVE – FRANKFURT SPORT NEWS – LIVE FROM IRONMAN FRANKFURT 2011 – Der längste Tag des Jahres – Frankfurter Sparkassen Ironman European Championship 2011 | FINISH LINE IRONMAN 2011 | Frankfurt Ironman Finish Man | Finishing Frankfurt Ironman – European Championship -Finish Ironman Frankfurt 2011 | Winner at the Anniversary IRONMAN in Frankfurt Caroline Steffen and Faris Al-Sultan win the Anniversary IRONMAN in Frankfurt Herbert Hans Grüntker, chairman of the Frankfurter Sparkasse, started the largest professional and age-grouper field in 10 years of the Frankfurt Ironman history.. 58 professionals and 2450 age-group athletes raced the “longest day of the year”, which there was the challenge of 3.8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and a marathon final of 42.2 km. Since the first race in 2002 the IRONMAN was called European Championship since 6 years. The cold temperatures and frequent rain showers, leaving the athletes do not necessarily arise Hawaii Feeling — on the Pacific island the IRONMAN World Championship will take place in October — and the spectators had to dress warmly, yet again lined tens of thousands of spectators the race course and cheered the athletes to their personal best. In the packed stands of the Römerberg, the noise level reached its maximum deflection, as Faris Al-Sultan (Munich) to 8:13:50 hours crossed the finish line and took the title of European Champion Ironman. Just a couple minutes later the Hanoverian