Ironman Vichy

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Triathlon Ironman Vichy
venue Vichy France
First run 2015
organizer World Triathlon Corporation
distance Swimming pictogram.svg 3.86 km

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg180.2 km
Athletics pictogram.svg42.195 km

track record Men: 8:17:14 h, 2016 Harry Wiltshire
United KingdomUnited Kingdom 
Women: 9:13:40 h, 2016 Catherine Faux
United KingdomUnited Kingdom 
Website Official website

The Ironman Vichy is a triathlon competition in France over the Ironman distance (3.86 km swimming, 180.2 km cycling and 42.195 km running). It took place for the first time in August 2015 in Vichy in Auvergne and replaced the Challenge Vichy that had been held in the same region since 2011 .


This triathlon event - like the Ironman 70.3 Vichy - is organized by Optimum Sports Events under the direction of Gael Mainard . The first Ironman event was here on August 30, 2015 and 50 starting places for the World Championship at the Ironman Hawaii (Ironman World Championships) were awarded.


View of the starting point and destination Vichy
Swimming course on the Lac d'Allier
  • The swimming distance of 3.8 km goes over two laps on the Allier river dammed up to Lac d' Allier in the area of ​​the Parc Omnisports .
  • The 180 km cycle route leads south from Vichy on a circuit. The route runs counter-clockwise through the towns of Serbannes , Bas et Lezat , Sardon , Pagnant , Limons and Hauterive and has to be completed twice. There are 379 hm to be overcome in each lap.
  • The running route over the marathon distance is in Vichy along the Allier . It is a 10.5 km lap that must be completed four times. It leads from the transition area in Parc Omnisports to the south on the left bank of the river, crosses the river at the Pont de Bellerive and continues along the river in Parc Kennedy to the turning point. From there, the athletes run north through the Parc Napoleon III , over a loop to the city center through the Parc de Sources (spring park) and over the Pont de l'Europe back to the Parc Omnisports.

Winners list

Men Women
Date / year First place Second place third place
23 Aug 2020
25 Aug 2019 FranceFrance Luc Gabisson BelgiumBelgium Tim Brydenbach FranceFrance Boris Dessenoix
27 Aug 2018 GermanyGermany Norman Banick BelgiumBelgium Tim Brydenbach South AfricaSouth Africa Mark Pellew
27 Aug 2017 BelgiumBelgium Bruno Clerbout BelgiumBelgium Bert Verbeke BelgiumBelgium Stijn Veldeman
28 Aug 2016 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Harry Wiltshire (SR) BelgiumBelgium Tim Brydenbach ItalyItaly Ivan Risti
Aug 30, 2015 SwitzerlandSwitzerland Mauro Baertsch FranceFrance Bertrand billiards GermanyGermany Christian Brader
year First place Second place third place
2019 BelgiumBelgium Helga Sibick FranceFrance Alice Meignié BelgiumBelgium Read Vermont
2018 GermanyGermany Beate Goertz FranceFrance Sandra Fantini GermanyGermany Nele Siegmeier
2017 BelgiumBelgium Stefanie Adam FranceFrance Candice Mizon GermanyGermany Celia Kuch
2016 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Catherine Faux (SR) SwitzerlandSwitzerland Celine Schärer United StatesUnited States Kelly Fillnow
2015 SpainSpain Gurutz Frades DenmarkDenmark Tine Holst SwitzerlandSwitzerland Natascha Badmann

(SR: course record)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Triathlon in Vichy: Also long distance in the future as Ironman  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (January 15, 2015)@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /  
  2. ^ World Championship - Slot distribution
  3. Vichy joins the Ironman family