Ironman Frankfurt 2015: Sebastian Kienle, Daniela Ryf to headline pros

Returning to Ironman Frankfurt this July are two of the biggest names in long-distance triathlon both: reigning Kona king Sebastian Kienle (GER) and 70.3 world champ Daniela Ryf (SUI).


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In the men’s race, Kienle will be racing against fellow German and 2008 Olympic gold medallist Jan Frodeno and 2013 Ironman world champion Frederik Van Lierde (BEL). “It’s going to be one tough, but exciting, day,” said Kienle. “Winning here in Frankfurt in front of my home crowd meant the world to me. If they want the title they’ll have to give me a good battle for it.”