Ironman Switzerland Results 2016

It was a familiar figure in a battle for top spot in Ironman Switzerland results 2016.

Ironman Switzerland is among the most popular WTC European Ironman venues. Once again the race has attracted a top field of male and female pro triathletes.

They were racing for the the podium in the Ironman Switzerland results 2016 with prize money and Kona Ranking Points up for grabs for the top finishers.

The 2015 winners of Ironman Switzerland were Ronnie Schildknecht and Beth Gerdes with times of 8:21:19 and 9:21:05 respectively.

Ronnie Schildknecht was on hand to defend his title but a new female champion would be crowned as Beth Gerdes was not entered in the 2016 race.

MALE PRO START LIST

Baertsch, Mauro
Bracht, Timo
Brader, Christian
Cartmell, Fraser
Carvalho, Fabio
Chase, Nicholas
Ciotti, Emanuele
Csoke, Balazs
Deisenhofer, Roman
Epping, Matthias
Hron, Jan
Jaberg, Patrick
Jezko, Ivan
Karner, Johan
Koutny, Philipp
Kueng, Manuel
Martin, Charles
Molnar, Gergo
Nasvik, David
Nemcik, Marek
Oriet, Gilian
Pedraza, Sebastian
Plese, David
Pochon, Cyril
Polan, Lukas
Schifferle, Mike
Schildknecht, Ronnie
Thomas, Darby
Van Berkel, Jan

It was Balazs Csoke making a break from the rest of the field on the 3.8k swim course. He entered transition one with a lead of about 50 seconds over Manuel Kueng. Jan Van Berkel was in third spot and defending champion Ronnie Schildknecht was over five minutes back of the leader.

MALE PRO SWIM TIMES

Csoke, Balazs   	00:49:53
Kueng, Manuel    	00:50:41
Van Berkel, Jan   	00:52:56
Molnar, Gergo    	00:53:02
Carvalho, Fabio   	00:53:05
Cartmell, Fraser	00:53:12
Bracht, Timo      	00:53:17
Pochon, Cyril    	00:55:18
Koutny, Philipp   	00:55:37
Schildknecht, Ronnie	00:55:39
Deisenhofer, Roman	00:55:41
Chase, Nicholas   	00:55:44
Martin, Charles   	00:55:47
Epping, Matthias	00:55:48
Plese, David     	00:55:53
Ciotti, Emanuele	00:55:55
Baertsch, Mauro   	00:57:48
Jaberg, Patrick   	00:57:50
Nasvik, David    	00:57:59
Brader, Christian	00:59:10
Schifferle, Mike	01:01:43
Karner, Johan    	01:01:48
Pedraza, Sebastian   	01:01:51
Oriet, Gilian   	01:01:55
Thomas, Darby   	01:03:47
Jezko, Ivan     	01:03:57
Hron, Jan        	01:07:59
Polan, Lukas    	01:12:05
Nemcik, Marek   	01:15:51

Roman Deisenhofer of Germany was fastest on the bike by far. His solid swim and fastest overall bike split of 4:26:15 propelled him into the lead as the marathon began. However all the big players, including defending champion Ronnie Schildknecht, were still in contention.

Jan Van Berkel was second, Timo Bracht third, and Ronnie Schildknecht was fourth as the 42k marathon got underway for the leading men. By the halfway mark of the marathon Schildknecht had passed Roman and moved into the lead. Van Berkel held onto the final podium spot.

Schildknecht continued to outpace the field and with less than 10k to run his lead was over six minutes on Timo Bracht who had run moved into second place.

Ronnie Schildkencht is on course to win Ironman Switzerland for the ninth time and there is no stopping him. He is the 2016 Ironman Switzerland Champion with a winning time of 8:17:04.

MALE PRO FINISH TIMES

Schildknecht, Ronnie	08:17:04
Bracht, Timo     	08:24:13
Van Berkel, Jan   	08:29:12
Deisenhofer, Roman	08:32:58
Plese, David      	08:36:50
Baertsch, Mauro   	08:36:55
Brader, Christian	08:49:07
Jaberg, Patrick   	08:49:39
Schifferle, Mike	08:50:28
Thomas, Darby    	09:06:08
Chase, Nicholas   	09:21:06
Jezko, Ivan      	09:44:54
Hron, Jan               09:48:23

Daniella Ryf, Nicole Woysch, and Celine Sharer seemed likely favorites to vie for podium spots for the pro women. However there were others Swiss stars to consider as well. Regardless it looked like it would be hard to prevent a Swiss podium sweep.

FEMALE PRO START LIST

Badmann, Natascha
Bilham, Emma
Borges De Andrade, Mariana
Candrova, Jana
Capone, Lauren
Godesky, Alyssa
Grohmann, Katharina
Hengartner, Corina
Herlbauer, Michaela
Krejcova, Petra
Lehrieder, Carolin
Lüthi, Diane
Moeller, Kristin
Monticeli, Ariane
Parker, Lauren
Rohrbach, Regula
Ryf, Daniela
Schink, Lina-Kristin
Schärer, Celine
Thibodeau, Karen
Woysch, Nicole

For the pro women it was Switzerland’s Celine Scharer edging out Daniela Ryf by two seconds in the swim as they entered the swim/bike transition. They had a lead of almost two minutes over third place Lauren Parker of Australia.

PRO FEMALE SWIM TIMES

Schärer, Celine   	00:53:14
Ryf, Daniela    	00:53:16
Parker, Lauren    	00:55:10
Thibodeau, Karen	00:56:53
Bilham, Emma      	00:57:41
Lüthi, Diane     	00:58:02
Capone, Lauren    	00:59:07
Herlbauer, Michaela	01:01:05
Rohrbach, Regula	01:01:36
Godesky, Alyssa   	01:03:20
Krejcova, Petra   	01:03:48
Monticeli, Ariane	01:03:58
Badmann, Natascha	01:05:08
Hengartner, Corina	01:05:10
Moeller, Kristin	01:12:24
Candrova, Jana   	01:13:13

Daniele Ryf took charge of the race over the 180k bike course. Her split of 4:46:30 gave her a huge lead of around 20 minutes as she began her run. At this stage it appeared that little would prevent a sweep of the Ironman Switzerland results 2016 podium by the Swiss.

Emma Bilham was second, Regula Rohrbach third, Celine Scharer was fourth, and Natascha Badmann was fifth. All were from Switzerland. Non-Swiss athletes were sixth, seventh, and eighth. 

At the 15k mark of the run the lead for Ryf was still over 20 minutes on Emma Bilham. However Michaela Herbauer had move into third and was attempting to prevent a Swiss dominance of the podium.

There was no catching Daniela Ryf today as she crosses the finish line first in the Ironman Switzerland results 2016.


FEMALE PRO FINISH TIMES

Ryf, Daniela      	08:51:50
Bilham, Emma    	09:21:48
Herlbauer, Michaela	09:28:12
Scharer, Celine  	09:35:26
Monticeli, Ariane	09:40:07
Thibodeau, Karen	09:40:38
Hengartner, Corina	09:46:19

Top age-group finishers Ironman Switzerland results 2016

FEMALE 18-24

Wang, Dione     	12:31:15
Penketh, Ellie   	14:42:19

MALE 18-24

Kharin, Ivan      	09:13:37
Guinchard, Loïc  	09:45:38
Bruntse Andersen, Simon	09:53:06
Treiber, Benjamin	09:59:13
Chevalley, Thibaud	10:01:22
Bruhin, Silvan  	10:08:16
Altermatt, Sven   	10:10:08
Bradley, Alex      	10:12:54
Guidi, Marco     	10:32:26
Svenningsson, Rasmus	10:37:52

FEMALE 25-29

Kuhnert, Stefanie	09:50:43
Haller, Esther   	09:59:31
Webb, Katy       	11:31:50
Dossenbach, Laura	11:45:54
Mattsson, Anna     	11:59:11
Kaufmann, Petra   	12:14:00
Schmitt, Victoria	12:33:32
Bruce-Miller, Melanie	13:34:55
Heber, Simone    	13:40:36
Mulroy, Maura     	14:09:45
Lessmeister, Jodie	15:05:40

MALE 25-29

Chikin, Alexander	09:26:46
Rossetti, Davide	09:28:19
Weitz, Matti     	09:29:29
Schürch, Martin 	09:31:07
Baractaru, Mihai	09:33:11
Graf, Stefan     	09:46:18
Risdal Solheim, Sondre	09:47:59
Meier, Dominique	09:49:43
Falk, Philipp           09:49:46
Vogelsang, Luca   	09:51:51

FEMALE 30-34

Müller, Diana     	10:02:35
Maher, Alison    	10:06:45
Bollmann, Michelle    	10:22:49
Füllbrandt, Annalena	10:28:30
Klimesova, Lucie	10:32:15
Pirotte, Annabelle	10:44:24
De Coninck, Erika	11:19:04
Lang, Katrin       	11:33:16
Pastore, Paola     	11:37:37
Furrer, Regula    	11:42:37

MALE 30-34

Bovay, Steve     	09:04:11
Iselin, Mathieu  	09:06:25
Tisserand, Guillaume	09:11:52
Rusch, Thomas   	09:13:06
Fußstetter, Stefan	09:17:43
Holub, Michal    	09:21:58
Pruksa, Robert    	09:22:14
Schmelzle, Steffen	09:24:32
Benedikt, Stephan	09:27:42
Benoit, Guillaume	09:28:02

FEMALE 35-39

Rowatt, Alison    	09:56:59
Steinberg, Steffi	10:22:50
Rudin, Andrea     	10:27:33
Fardell, Jane     	10:36:40
Bongard, Judith   	10:44:23
Chalvin, Mylene   	10:48:38
Strappaveccia, Laura	10:54:35
Kohler, Iris     	11:08:22
Studer, Franziska	11:08:27
Nell, Jolanda     	11:17:55

MALE 35-39

Lewanzik, Heiko 	09:08:56
Welti, Martin    	09:10:52
Martens, Bert    	09:15:08
Bieler, Ueli       	09:15:17
Gisbert, Sebastian	09:21:10
De Caluwé, Dominic	09:21:15
Klein, Alexandre	09:22:45
Burton, Paul            09:25:05
Schedlbauer, Florian	09:26:06
Sahm, Philipp    	09:30:48

FEMALE 40-44

Priglinger, Johanna	10:51:37
Jung, Eliane      	10:54:51
Franks, Camilla   	10:59:53
Kobs, Anja      	11:02:23
Fleischli, Katharina	11:16:50
Memminger, Andrea	11:37:07
Schulz, Astrid   	11:55:47
Taillardat, Soazig	12:10:55
Naef, Barbara    	12:27:19
Gormley, Charlotte	12:52:14

MALE 40-44

Wyss, Manuel    	09:11:42
Lhomme, Stephane	09:21:15
Radi, Massimiliano	09:24:02
Sanchez Bas, Jesus	09:31:45
Burkhard, Beat    	09:33:55
Ganser, Markus    	09:34:17
Goetz, Thomas    	09:35:08
Tyrode, Frederic	09:39:47
Gebele, Markus    	09:43:41
Denzler, Marcel   	09:47:52

FEMALE 45-49

Carter, Allison 	11:20:26
Ettinger, Joelle	11:35:14
Johnsson, Viktoria	11:47:05
Valsangiacomo, Simone	11:49:18
Dullnig, Andrea   	11:58:45
Schnitzler, Anja	12:12:15
Bigi, Silvia      	12:17:46
Emmeneggger, Doris	12:30:16
Casarramona, Claudia	12:35:06
Hausheer, Cornelia	12:35:11

MALE 45-49

Guinchard,
Jean-Christophe         09:21:40
Meinecke, Stephan       09:29:06
Jauner, Marc Stefan     09:29:44
Braune-Krickau, Wolfgang09:30:12
Guex, Stephane   	09:32:48
Stoffel, Richard	09:35:28
Koethe, Mathias   	09:39:10
De Pury, Hervé     	09:43:17
Krüger, Olaf	        09:49:21
Bleimann, Arndt    	09:50:22

FEMALE 50-54

Reimann, Kathleen	11:14:34
Kaltenegger, Dianne	11:27:05
Miller, Barbara   	12:03:32
Fenner, Sabina     	12:53:50
Bruhin, Nicole	        13:21:05
Zacchia, Federica	13:52:58
Meier, Kerstin    	14:24:48
Thomas, Sigrid    	14:52:56
Beller, Barbara    	15:13:02
Powers, Laura    	15:16:10

MALE 50-54

Horandner, Gunter	09:48:53
Schmid, Stefan   	09:51:14
Kohnemann, Stephan	09:54:21
Bucher, Dominik   	10:07:41
Schildknecht, Richard	10:10:33
Rinnen, Norbert   	10:12:18
Ackermann, Peter	10:14:24
Brandenburg, Arnd	10:25:20
Kneip, Peter     	10:28:47
Mills, Peter     	10:32:52

FEMALE 55-59

Brandstetter, Silvia	12:28:45
Westphal, Dorit   	12:35:15
Gannon, Elizabeth	12:50:50
Tettenborn, Barbara	13:25:50
Coon, Judith     	14:41:34
Sieber Brinkschulte, 
Petra           	14:59:45
Jonas, Ulrike    	15:00:01
Bitel, Sharon    	15:01:49

MALE 55-59

Bochtler, Gerhard	09:53:50
Lauk, Joern      	10:22:59
Schneider, Bernhard	10:42:27
Keast, Brian     	10:50:31
Smith, Ken       	10:53:15
Gannon, Martin   	11:05:18
Frank, David	        11:08:06
Marolt, Roger    	11:08:15
Romagnoli, Rico   	11:24:57
Uhlich, Steffen   	11:32:31

FEMALE 60-64

Wright, Laurel  	13:52:27
Greenough, Glynis	14:46:00
Grüter, Barbara   	14:52:53

MALE 60-64

Mallepell, Jürg 	10:55:56
Desmyttere, Martin	11:38:21
Daninger, Stefan	12:20:07
Bentele, René      	12:48:53
Litscher, Guido    	12:49:33
Turrini, Sergio    	12:59:25
Bergmann, Johannes	13:03:10
Frasson, Marco    	13:04:37
Fischer, Jurgen    	13:31:16
Bailey, Richard   	13:53:20

MALE 65-69

Musial, Marek     	12:44:48
Dallain, Robert   	12:58:31
Zimmermann, Fredi	14:13:59
Hochstrasser, Max	14:39:20
Gärtner, Gottfried	14:59:57
Huerlimann, Markus	15:32:55

MALE 70-74

Künzi, Hans     	13:20:42

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