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Bockel Wins In Regensburg, Raelert Second In Ironman Debut

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jun 17, 2012
  • Updated Jun 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM UTC

Luxembourg’s Dirk Bockel won Sunday’s Ironman Regensburg by leading off of the bike and holding the top spot all the way to the finish line. Germany’s Michael Raelert finished second in his highly-anticipated Ironman debut. Both athletes needed the finish to meet the Ironman World Championship qualification criteria.

Ironman Regensburg
Regensburg, Germany – June 17, 2012
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run

Men
1. Dirk Bockel (LUX) 8:11:59
2. Michael Raelert (GER) 8:18:59
3. Mike Schifferle (SUI) 8:36:53
4. Jens Kaiser (GER) 8:43:57
5. Petr Vabrousek (CZE) 8:47:53

Women
1. Heide Sessner (GER) 9:43:52
2. Nicole Bretting (GER) 9:50:18
3. Maria Lemeseva (RUS) 9:52:31
4. Karin Gerber (SUI) 10:00:31
5. Barbara Geilhof (GER) 10:00:48

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