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  • 3.5 km to go for IRON-RONNIE
  • Mary Beth Ellis is at Km 27

  • At Km 38.7 the gap between Ronnie Schildknecht and Jan van Berkel is 6:12
  • Alessandro Degasperi is 10:23 behind in third place
  • The Ronnie-Schildknecht-Party has already started - 600 meters to go. Finish line make ready - here comes the world's first and only 8-time-champion!!!
  • Still some meters to go - already celebrating: Ronnie Schildknecht

  • Unbelievable race - outstanding athlete: He has only a few meters to go, we are full of respect for Ronnie Schildknecht. Eight times, no words for that!
  • 8:21:19 - congratulations, Ronnie Schildknecht! 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and now: 2015. What a success at IRONMAN Switzerland!
  • 55:14 swim, 4:32:11 bike, 2:50:02 run - great splits for Ronnie Schildknecht
  • Thrilling final in the women's race ahead: Beth Gerdes has made up another two minutes on 4 km - she is at 6:17 with 14 km to go.
  • Jan van Berkel was runner-up in 2012 - now he is on the way to the finish line again in second position
  • 8:28:57 - silver medal for Jan van Berkel!
  • Alessandro Degasperi takes third place in 8:31:36
  • Final run lap for Mary Beth Ellis
  • Swiss shines today: Mike Schifferle ran into fourth place - he is on the final 3 kilometers.
  • Alessandro Degasperi's run split: 2:47:02
  • Final lap for Beth Gerdes - she is 4:24 behind Mary Beth Ellis. The estimated finish times for those two are absolutely the same at the moment
  • Top 7 Men Run Km 38.7:

    1 1 Schildknecht, Ronnie (SUI) PRO uplace bmc pro tr... - - 08:06:09
    2 3 Van Berkel, Jan (SUI) PRO - - +06:12 08:12:21
    3 31 Degasperi, Alessandro (ITA) PRO - - +10:23 08:16:32
    4 4 Schifferle, Mike (SUI) PRO Schifferle Sport ... +25:18 08:31:27
    5 19 Ramali, Pascal (GER) PRO SC Oberursel +28:29 08:34:38
    6 30 Küng, Manuel (SUI) PRO Team Koach +32:48 08:38:57
    7 2 Pleše, David (SLO) PRO +34:20 08:40:29
  • Sensational race for Mike Schifferle: He came off the bike in 9th and ran into 4th place - in 8:46:44
  • Mareen Hufe is in her final lap. At Km 31.6 she is 12:49 behind Mary Beth Ellis in third
  • Pascal Ramali from Germany takes fifth place in 8:50:44
  • Ouch, that's close: Km 34.9 in the women's race - and the gap is 1:39 between Mary Beth Ellis and Beth Gerdes
  • Beth Gerdes is in the lead!
  • Manuel Kueng has crossed the finish line in 9:00:10 - in 7th place behind David Plese (8:56:19)
  • Ronnie Schildknecht takes his eighth win at the IRONMAN Switzerland - video: Finisherpix

  • At Km 38.7 we have Mary Beth Ellis 2:01 behind Beth Gerdes. In third (Km 34.9) is Mareen Hufe +11:46
  • In fourth place in the women's race is Dimity-Lee Duke from Australia - 25:36 down.
  • Ronnie Schildknecht makes history

  • Sensational race, outstanding athlete: Ronnie Schildknecht

  • Great job, Ronnie, Jan and Alessandro!

  • Final meters for Beth Gerdes!
  • Beth Gerdes takes the crown at the IRONMAN Switzerland 2015 in 9:21:05
  • 1:00:53 swim / 5:13:41 bike / 3:01:24 run - what a marathon for Beth Gerdes!
  • Top 10 Men Finish:

    1 1 Schildknecht, Ronnie (SUI) PRO uplace bmc pro tr... - - 08:21:19
    2 3 Van Berkel, Jan (SUI) PRO - - +07:38 08:28:57
    3 31 Degasperi, Alessandro (ITA) PRO - - +10:17 08:31:36
    4 4 Schifferle, Mike (SUI) PRO Schifferle Sport ... - - +25:25 08:46:44
    5 19 Ramali, Pascal (GER) PRO SC Oberursel - - +29:25 08:50:44
    6 2 Pleše, David (SLO) PRO - - +35:00 08:56:19
    7 30 Küng, Manuel (SUI) PRO Team Koach - - +38:51 09:00:10
    8 549 Kofoed, Søren (DEN) 30 Aalborg Triatlon ... - - +48:55 09:10:14
    9 29 Wijnalda, Dirk (NED) PRO Hellas - - +52:38 09:13:57
    10 703 Martens, Bert (BEL) 30 - - +53:51 09:15:10
  • Silver medal for Mary Beth Ellis after a great race and a super solo: 9:26:37
  • Third place for Germany's Mareen Hufe in 9:35:26.
  • Dimity-Lee Duke from Australia ranks fourth in 9:51:24.
  • Top 10 Women Finish:

    1 59 Gerdes, Beth (USA) PRO - - 09:21:05
    2 47 Ellis, Mary Beth (USA) PRO - - +05:32 09:26:37
    3 58 Hufe, Mareen (GER) PRO Triminators Voerd... - - +14:21 09:35:26
    4 50 Duke, Dimity-Lee (AUS) PRO Bunbury Triathlon... - - +30:19 09:51:24
    5 160 Erat, Lucia (SUI) 30 Tempo-Sport, bike... - - +39:01 10:00:06
    6 48 Schink, Lina-Kristin (GER) PRO Team Coach - - +50:07 10:11:12
    7 60 Stevens, Alena (SVK) PRO - - +50:35 10:11:40
    8 177 Krejcova, Petra (CZE) 35 TriSK Ceske Budej... - - +51:12 10:12:17
    9 124 Heßlich, Sarah (GER) 25 TSV Cottbus - - +56:10 10:17:15
    10 199 Hellwig, Esther (SUI) 35 Team Koach/Tritea... - - +56:31 10:17:36
  • Top 10 Men Finish:

    1 1 Schildknecht, Ronnie (SUI) PRO uplace bmc pro tr... - - 08:21:19
    2 3 Van Berkel, Jan (SUI) PRO - - +07:38 08:28:57
    3 31 Degasperi, Alessandro (ITA) PRO - - +10:17 08:31:36
    4 4 Schifferle, Mike (SUI) PRO Schifferle Sport ... - - +25:25 08:46:44
    5 19 Ramali, Pascal (GER) PRO SC Oberursel - - +29:25 08:50:44
    6 2 Pleše, David (SLO) PRO - - +35:00 08:56:19
    7 30 Küng, Manuel (SUI) PRO Team Koach - - +38:51 09:00:10
    8 549 Kofoed, Søren (DEN) 30 Aalborg Triatlon ... - - +48:55 09:10:14
    9 29 Wijnalda, Dirk (NED) PRO Hellas - - +52:38 09:13:57
    10 703 Martens, Bert (BEL) 30 - - +53:51 09:15:10
  • Great race, sensational champion: Ronnie Schildknecht Photo: Finisherpix

  • Eight victories = this finish line at the IRONMAN Switzerland is your living room Ronnie Schildknecht! Thx for the shot @FinisherPix

  • Congrats, Beth Gerdes - 2015 IRONMAN Switzerland champion Photo: Finisherpix

  • Congrats, Ronnie Schildknecht - 2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2015 IRONMAN Switzerland champion Photo: Finisherpix

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