Bart Aernouts Sunday the Ironman of Hamburg to his name. The Ironman was by the organization shortened to a duathlon because of the cadmium contaminated water in Hamburg. Aernouts finished after 6 km, 180 km cycling and a marathon (42,195 km) in 7u05:26. The Acquisition was joined on the podium by britain’s Joe Skipper (7u12:35) and the South African James Cunnama (7u13:54).
For the 34-year-old Aernouts is his third success in an Ironman, after earlier victories in Nice (2014) and Lanzarote (2017). Last year, he also added the triathlon in the German Roth, one of the oldest triathlons on the continent, to his palmares.