Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016

Triathlon Athletics is such a system in which a person has to perform three different events in a single event, namely racing, cycling and swimming. The events may vary but these three are common. Triathlon Athletes are often known as “Iron Man” for their renowned athleticism. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016.

Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016
Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016
Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016

10. Norman Stadler:

Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016
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We start our list of Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016 with German athlete Norman Stadler. Generally known as “The Norminator”, he first tasted success at the Ironman Hawaii with a third (’00) and two fourth place finishes (’03, ’04). He won with time to spare in 2004 but needed every second of his fastest-ever bike split of 4:18:23 in 2006 to defeat runner-up Chris McCormack by a scant 71 seconds. The German won consecutive Australia titles (’00, ’01) and won the European Championships at Ironman Germany in 2005.

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9. Dave Scott:

Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016
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The next in our list of Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016 is Dave Scott. Nicknamed as “The Man”He was the first athlete inducted into the Ironman Hall of Fame, due in large part to his six Hawaiian Ironman victories (’80, ’82, ’83, ’84, ’86 and ’87).  After taking time off, he returned at 40 years old to finish second in 1994 and followed that up two years later with a fifth place finish at age 42.

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8. Peter Reid:

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Peter Reid’s three Kona wins alone make him one of the Top 10 Triathlon Athletes 2016. He not only took the world title three times, he also finished on the podium on four other occasions—he was second three times and third once. Reid won 10 total Ironman titles during his career.

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