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Challenge Roth 2024 (July 7th) – Seedings

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Updates:

  • June 30th: Thomas Rodriguez posted that he won’t race in Roth. 
  • July 1st: Anne Haug is a late addition to the female field. I have added her to the seedings but without a “seed rank”.

Previous Winners

Year Male Winner Time Female Winner Time
1988 Axel Koenders (NED) 08:13:11 Rita Keitmann (GER) 10:07:35
1989 Jürgen Zäck (GER) 03:59:59 Simone Mortier (GER) 04:31:04
1990 Pauli Kiuru (FIN) 08:21:13 Jan Wanklyn (AUS) 09:21:29
1991 Pauli Kiuru (FIN) 08:04:54 Thea Sybesma (NED) 08:55:29
1992 Jos Everts (NED) 08:06:12 Paula Newby-Fraser (USA) 08:55:00
1993 Cristian Bustos (CHI) 08:03:19 Katinka Wiltenburg (NED) 09:18:49
1994 Jürgen Zäck (GER) 08:01:59 Paula Newby-Fraser (USA) 08:50:53
1995 Jürgen Zäck (GER) 08:08:07 Paula Newby-Fraser (USA) 09:06:34
1996 Lothar Leder (GER) 07:57:02 Ute Mueckel (GER) 09:21:30
1997 Luc Van Lierde (BEL) 07:50:27 Susan Latshaw (USA) 08:59:31
1998 Jürgen Zäck (GER) 08:03:59 Katja Schumacher (GER) 09:27:43
1999 Jürgen Zäck (GER) 07:56:00 Joanne King (AUS) 09:26:59
2000 Lothar Leder (GER) 08:19:38 Heather Fuhr (CAN) 09:32:08
2001 Lothar Leder (GER) 08:10:39 Nina Kraft (GER) 09:24:29
2002 Lothar Leder (GER) 08:17:25 Nina Kraft (GER) 09:12:41
2003 Lothar Leder (GER) 08:11:50 Nicole Leder (GER) 09:15:01
2004 Chris McCormack (AUS) 07:57:50 Nicole Leder (GER) 09:13:57
2005 Chris McCormack (AUS) 07:58:45 Belinda Granger (AUS) 09:14:06
2006 Chris McCormack (AUS) 08:00:52 Joanna Lawn (NZL) 09:01:17
2007 Chris McCormack (AUS) 07:54:23 Yvonne Van Vlerken (NED) 08:51:55
2008 Patrick Vernay (NCL) 08:09:34 Yvonne Van Vlerken (NED) 08:45:48
2009 Michael Goehner (GER) 07:55:53 Chrissie Wellington (GBR) 08:31:59
2010 Rasmus Henning (DEN) 07:52:36 Chrissie Wellington (GBR) 08:19:13
2011 Andreas Raelert (GER) 07:41:33 Chrissie Wellington (GBR) 08:18:13
2012 James Cunnama (ZAF) 07:59:59 Rachel Joyce (GBR) 08:45:04
2013 Dirk Bockel (LUX) 07:52:01 Caroline Steffen (SUI) 08:40:35
2014 Timo Bracht (GER) 07:56:00 Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) 08:38:53
2015 Nils Frommhold (GER) 07:51:28 Yvonne Van Vlerken (NED) 08:50:53
2016 Jan Frodeno (GER) 07:35:39 Daniela Ryf (SUI) 08:22:04
2017 Bart Aernouts (BEL) 07:59:07 Daniela Ryf (SUI) 08:40:03
2018 Sebastian Kienle (GER) 07:46:23 Daniela Bleymehl (GER) 08:43:42
2019 Andreas Dreitz (GER) 07:59:02 Lucy Charles-Barclay (GBR) 08:31:09
2021 Patrick Lange (GER) 07:19:19 Anne Haug (GER) 07:53:48
2022 Magnus Ditlev (DEN) 07:35:48 Anne Haug (GER) 08:22:42
2023 Magnus Ditlev (DEN) 07:24:40 Daniela Ryf (SUI) 08:08:21

Last Race’s TOP 3

Male Race Results

Rank Name Nation Swim Bike Run Time
1 Magnus Ditlev DEN 00:46:47 03:57:45 02:37:09 07:24:40
2 Patrick Lange GER 00:46:42 04:10:02 02:30:27 07:30:04
3 Ben Kanute USA 00:46:36 04:10:17 02:37:18 07:37:01

Female Race Results

Rank Name Nation Swim Bike Run Time
1 Daniela Ryf SUI 00:50:15 04:22:56 02:51:55 08:08:21
2 Anne Haug GER 00:54:12 04:39:17 02:44:45 08:21:09
3 Laura Philipp GER 00:54:11 04:37:29 02:51:12 08:25:31

Course Records

Leg Gender Record Athlete Date
Total overall 07:24:40 Magnus Ditlev 2023-06-25
Swim overall 00:43:35 Michael Pruefert 1997-07-13
Bike overall 03:57:45 Magnus Ditlev 2023-06-25
Run overall 02:30:27 Patrick Lange 2023-06-25
Total female 08:08:21 Daniela Ryf 2023-06-25
Swim female 00:46:48 Lucy Charles-Barclay 2018-07-01
Bike female 04:22:56 Daniela Ryf 2023-06-25
Run female 02:44:35 Chrissie Wellington 2011-07-10

Course Rating

The Course Rating for Challenge Roth is 19:59.

Race Adjustments for Challenge Roth

Year Adjustment Swim Adj. Bike Adj. Run Adj. # of Finishers Rating Swim Rating Bike Rating Run Rating
2005 23:15 01:15 12:48 09:15 28 23:15 01:13 12:48 09:15
2006 18:52 01:43 10:48 05:54 41 21:04 01:42 11:48 07:34
2007 29:56 01:17 16:35 11:11 35 24:01 01:51 13:24 08:47
2008 25:59 02:33 12:13 10:36 40 24:31 02:11 13:06 09:14
2009 29:11 02:32 19:24 06:49 43 25:27 02:20 14:22 08:45
2010 20:31 01:03 11:13 07:23 43 24:37 02:16 13:50 08:32
2011 24:18 02:05 16:54 05:21 38 24:35 02:14 14:16 08:05
2012 14:09 02:40 06:58 04:27 50 23:16 02:18 13:21 07:37
2013 22:46 01:01 16:21 05:08 41 23:13 02:11 13:41 07:21
2014 08:34 00:24 12:32 -04:00 37 21:45 01:58 13:34 06:13
2015 19:21 01:34 12:55 04:45 44 of 56 21:32 01:57 13:30 06:05
2016 19:23 01:23 15:58 02:11 39 of 43 21:21 01:53 13:43 05:46
2017 14:36 00:26 13:33 01:05 38 of 53 20:50 01:44 13:42 05:24
2018 19:03 01:53 12:46 04:37 31 of 39 20:42 01:44 13:38 05:21
2019 12:56 -01:55 11:20 03:54 46 of 50 20:11 01:28 13:28 05:15
2021 29:13 00:30 32:27 -02:23 42 of 49 20:45 01:20 14:38 04:48
2022 14:07 -02:15 15:43 01:00 40 of 55 19:48 01:13 13:37 04:59
2023 22:46 00:56 18:11 03:51 45 of 55 19:59 01:11 13:53 04:55

Prize Money

Challenge Roth has a total prize purse of 115.000 EUR, paying 10 deep.

Male Race Participants

The strength of the field is 12% of a typical Kona field.

# Bib Name Nat Expected Rating ESwim EBike ET2 ERun Consistency
1 1 Magnus Ditlev (KQ) DEN 07:30:57 07:54:26 00:46:44 04:01:44 04:53:27 02:37:30 90% +10% -0% (7)
2 7 Tomas Rodriguez (KQ) MEX 07:33:04 08:02:20 00:46:05 04:13:29 05:04:34 02:28:30 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
3 5 Patrick Lange (KQ) GER 07:34:09 07:54:44 00:46:22 04:12:45 05:04:07 02:30:02 92% +4% -4% (14)
4 3 Rudy von Berg (KQ) USA 07:39:49 07:59:53 00:46:08 04:07:45 04:58:53 02:40:56 61% +39% -0% (6)
5 2 Daniel Baekkegard (KQ) DEN 07:41:47 07:59:41 00:46:08 04:13:48 05:04:56 02:36:51 63% +22% -14% (8)
6 9 Leon Chevalier (KQ) FRA 07:42:45 08:05:28 00:49:58 04:08:15 05:03:13 02:39:32 25% +59% -16% (6)
7 10 Clement Mignon (KQ) * FRA 07:42:50 07:59:22 00:47:45 04:09:09 05:01:53 02:40:57 81% +0% -19% (6)
8 4 Pieter Heemeryck (KQ) BEL 07:45:01 08:08:22 00:46:22 04:13:30 05:04:53 02:40:08 12% +28% -60% (12)
9 15 Leonard Arnold (KQ) GER 07:50:10 08:07:18 00:48:01 04:15:20 05:08:21 02:41:49 100% +0% -0% (3)
10 20 Samuel Huerzeler SUI 07:57:39 08:21:13 00:48:59 04:18:18 05:12:17 02:45:22 69% +20% -11% (21)
11 19 Finn Große-Freese GER 07:57:58 08:25:22 00:46:15 04:18:27 05:09:42 02:48:16 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
12 8 Kyle Smith NZL 07:58:12 08:24:56 00:46:15 04:12:06 05:03:21 02:54:51 56% +0% -44% (3)
13 6 Jan Stratmann GER 08:01:12 08:32:17 00:44:56 04:11:54 05:01:49 02:59:23 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
14 31 Julian Fritzenschaft GER 08:07:18 08:44:43 00:50:12 04:21:26 05:16:38 02:50:40 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
15 59 Christian Stoerzer GER 08:10:21 08:37:22 00:54:21 04:17:07 05:16:28 02:53:53 100% +0% -0% (3)
16 11 Andrew Starykowicz USA 08:10:36 08:40:32 00:49:02 04:10:41 05:04:43 03:05:53 25% +6% -69% (18)
17 22 Marc Eggeling GER 08:11:09 08:38:20 00:48:52 04:21:12 05:15:03 02:56:06 52% +0% -48% (2)
18 38 Tobias Drachler GER 08:13:33 08:31:56 00:48:46 04:32:07 05:25:53 02:47:40 88% +6% -6% (6)
19 32 Benjamin Mark Andersen DEN 08:13:45 08:42:25 00:51:52 04:22:32 05:19:24 02:54:21 76% +0% -24% (3)
20 39 Markus Thomschke GER 08:14:46 08:40:31 00:50:43 04:22:01 05:17:44 02:57:02 12% +26% -62% (27)
21 14 Lukasz Wojt GER 08:15:18 08:48:21 00:44:13 04:18:34 05:07:47 03:07:31 41% +0% -59% (12)
22 12 Joshua Lewis GBR 08:17:14 08:49:21 00:44:56 04:11:41 05:01:37 03:15:37 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
23 24 Gonzalo Fuentes ESP 08:19:08 08:48:39 00:52:26 04:33:24 05:30:50 02:48:18 100% +0% -0% (2)
24 56 Kristian Hindkjaer DEN 08:19:37 08:55:59 00:48:58 04:22:24 05:16:23 03:03:14 36% +7% -57% (13)
25 52 Marc Unger GER 08:25:01 09:00:47 00:52:38 04:27:34 05:25:13 02:59:48 16% +30% -54% (9)
26 44 Per Van Vlerken GER 08:26:35 08:50:12 00:49:20 04:30:28 05:24:49 03:01:46 48% +11% -41% (36)
27 41 Lukas Schnoedewind GER 08:27:58 08:51:34 00:47:40 04:25:49 05:18:29 03:09:29 100% +0% -0% (3)
28 51 Matthias Hohlrieder AUT 08:29:04 08:57:04 00:50:43 04:25:19 05:21:02 03:08:02 100% +0% -0% (2)
29 45 Thomas Bosch GER 08:30:13 09:12:48 00:59:46 04:27:26 05:32:12 02:58:01 17% +9% -74% (15)
30 28 Cedric Ludet FRA 08:32:09 09:05:14 00:55:37 04:32:02 05:32:39 02:59:30 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
31 37 Florian Kandutsch AUT 08:39:43 09:06:13 00:55:13 04:40:14 05:40:26 02:59:17 100% +0% -0% (6)
32 58 Juuso Manninen FIN 08:40:41 09:11:54 00:48:28 04:31:39 05:25:07 03:15:34 47% +0% -53% (2)
33 26 Kit Walker GBR 08:43:06 09:17:05 00:48:58 04:32:28 05:26:26 03:16:40 5% +95% -0% (2)
34 53 Samuel Boettinger GER 08:43:12 09:17:00 00:53:44 04:34:22 05:33:06 03:10:06 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
35 17 Nicholas Chase USA 08:45:06 09:31:21 00:50:47 04:30:38 05:26:25 03:18:41 8% +20% -73% (12)
36 47 Henry Beck GER 08:51:05 09:56:32 00:48:46 04:33:56 05:27:41 03:23:24 13% +23% -64% (4)
37 35 Bruno Slegers BEL 08:52:36 09:23:11 00:54:30 04:54:58 05:54:28 02:58:08 100% +0% -0% (2)
38 40 Francesc Artigues Ramis ESP 08:54:42 09:20:42 00:56:33 04:45:32 05:47:05 03:07:37 66% +0% -34% (7)
39 62 Jan Hoeing GER 09:20:07 09:56:17 01:14:36 04:51:28 06:11:04 03:09:03 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
  13 Thomas Bishop GBR n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (1 IM Pro race)
  16 Dieter Comhair BEL n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  18 Joergen Gundersen NOR n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  21 Will Draper * GBR n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (1 IM Pro race)
  23 Silas Lucks GER n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  25 Michael Arishita USA n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  27 Travis Wood USA n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  29 Christian Haas ITA n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  30 Albert Redolad Canalda ESP n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  33 Tom Van der Hoogerstraete BEL n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  34 Romain Rezsohazy BEL n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  42 Felipe Bergamini BRA n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  43 Zack Cooper SUI n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  46 Jamie Bedwell GBR n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated 0% +0% -100% (2)
  48 Herbert Enzinger GER n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  49 Pavel Wohl CZE n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  50 Jesse Van Hulst NED n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  54 Sebastian Schober GER n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  55 Stefan Zachaeus LUX n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  57 Toby Nisbet GBR n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  60 Matthias Tuerk GER n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated 9% +0% -91% (3)
  61 Pascal Tischler GER n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)

Note: Athletes with a ‘*’ are also registered for another race within 8 days.

Female Race Participants

The strength of the field is 25% of a typical Kona field.

# Bib Name Nat Expected Rating ESwim EBike ET2 ERun Consistency
  110 Anne Haug (KQ) GER 08:21:35 08:43:11 00:53:35 04:38:50 05:37:26 02:44:09 99% +1% -0% (10)
1 101 Laura Philipp (KQ) GER 08:27:30 08:45:49 00:53:56 04:38:33 05:37:29 02:50:01 100% +0% -0% (8)
2 103 Anne Reischmann (KQ) GER 08:46:23 09:14:59 00:56:08 04:44:54 05:46:03 03:00:20 100% +0% -0% (2)
3 102 Els Visser (KQ) NED 08:50:28 09:11:23 00:56:23 04:43:20 05:44:43 03:05:45 93% +7% -0% (16)
4 117 Gabriele Maria Obmann AUT 08:54:13 09:35:24 00:59:37 04:48:04 05:52:42 03:01:31 18% +28% -54% (5)
5 104 Danielle Lewis (KQ) USA 08:56:01 09:16:02 01:00:33 04:45:46 05:51:19 03:04:42 43% +34% -24% (5)
6 105 Svenja Thoes (KQ) GER 08:56:19 09:15:51 00:56:33 04:53:33 05:55:06 03:01:13 64% +10% -26% (12)
7 115 Justine Mathieux FRA 08:57:04 09:28:47 00:55:01 04:50:09 05:50:10 03:06:54 40% +8% -52% (6)
8 106 Katrine Graesboell Christensen (KQ) * DEN 08:57:27 09:21:41 01:02:06 04:53:40 06:00:46 02:56:41 100% +0% -0% (5)
9 112 Laura Zimmermann (KQ) GER 08:58:52 09:21:14 01:00:29 04:48:29 05:53:59 03:04:53 80% +13% -7% (10)
10 129 Tiina Pohjalainen FIN 09:00:20 09:31:34 01:00:06 04:55:34 06:00:40 02:59:40 100% +0% -0% (2)
11 111 Leonie Konczalla GER 09:00:53 09:19:19 01:04:53 04:47:14 05:57:07 03:03:46 78% +0% -22% (4)
12 130 Lydia Dant GBR 09:01:40 09:26:58 00:57:40 04:47:26 05:50:06 03:11:34 49% +0% -51% (3)
13 118 Julia Skala GER 09:05:08 09:40:20 01:03:08 04:58:52 06:07:00 02:58:08 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
14 135 Sonia Bracegirdle NZL 09:11:07 09:46:42 00:54:32 04:55:42 05:55:14 03:15:53 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
15 114 Carolin Lehrieder GER 09:11:11 09:57:20 00:52:34 04:49:15 05:46:48 03:24:23 13% +5% -83% (24)
16 137 Stephanie Wunderle GER 09:16:12 09:52:07 01:03:15 04:45:45 05:54:00 03:22:12 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
17 107 Johanna Ahrens GER 09:20:12 09:54:24 00:53:43 05:02:33 06:01:16 03:18:56 52% +48% -0% (2)
18 133 Dimity-Lee Duke AUS 09:21:29 09:45:34 00:59:06 05:03:23 06:07:29 03:14:00 28% +1% -71% (24)
19 109 Maja Betz GER 09:25:03 10:07:14 01:07:51 04:59:11 06:12:02 03:13:01 66% +34% -0% (4)
20 116 Elena Illeditsch GER 09:25:53 09:41:51 01:01:44 05:08:47 06:15:31 03:10:22 67% +0% -33% (3)
21 125 Line Borsinski DEN 09:27:48 09:55:44 01:02:03 04:57:57 06:05:00 03:22:48 63% +0% -37% (5)
22 134 Heleen Moes NED 09:29:05 09:59:51 01:07:14 05:07:33 06:19:47 03:09:18 100% +0% -0% (2)
23 119 Abigail Bedwell GBR 09:35:59 10:13:11 00:55:03 05:14:52 06:14:54 03:21:05 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
24 123 Dieuwertje Bax NED 09:36:05 10:07:13 01:01:56 05:12:34 06:19:31 03:16:34 100% +0% -0% (2)
25 124 Leonie Kleine-Bley GER 09:36:22 10:07:07 01:11:07 04:59:37 06:15:44 03:20:38 100% +0% -0% (2)
26 136 Anna Eberhardt HUN 09:38:28 10:06:57 01:07:44 05:05:49 06:18:33 03:19:55 76% +8% -15% (4)
27 127 Sabrina Exenberger AUT 09:45:08 10:12:34 01:10:17 05:05:41 06:20:58 03:24:10 100% +0% -0% (3)
28 128 Camille Deligny FRA 09:45:51 10:10:50 01:05:34 05:09:51 06:20:25 03:25:26 52% +0% -48% (10)
29 122 Olivia Dietzel USA 09:46:48 10:26:54 01:08:02 05:25:32 06:38:34 03:08:14 79% +21% -0% (6)
30 126 Sarah Thomas AUS 09:54:22 10:15:37 01:05:03 05:23:32 06:33:35 03:20:47 91% +0% -9% (9)
31 132 Carolina Sandhofer AUT 10:01:32 10:40:23 01:03:21 05:24:52 06:33:13 03:28:19 n/a (1 IM Pro race)
  108 Rebecca Robisch GER n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  121 Jonie Vanhoutte BEL n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)
  131 Carolina Laurentiu ESP n/a unrated unrated unrated unrated unrated n/a (no IM Pro race)

Note: Athletes with a ‘*’ are also registered for another race within 8 days.

Winning Odds

Male Race Participants

  • Magnus Ditlev: 51% (1-1)
  • Patrick Lange: 31% (2-1)
  • Rudy von Berg: 7% (14-1)
  • Daniel Baekkegard: 5% (19-1)
  • Tomas Rodriguez Hernandez: 3% (28-1)
  • Pieter Heemeryck: 2% (59-1)

Female Race Participants

  • Anne Haug: 40% (1-1)
  • Laura Philipp: 25% (3-1) 59% (1-1)
  • Els Visser: 5% (20-1) 9% (10-1)
  • Anne Reischmann: 6% (15-1)
  • Svenja Thoes: 4% (24-1)

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