Challenge Roth again voted race of the year at European triathlon award ceremony.

Challenge Roth has been voted as “Race of the Year” for the second year in a row at Europe’s Sailfish Night of the Year Triathlon Awards.

Challenge Kraichgau and Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl also featured in the top ten.

With voting by over 21,600 athletes, 28 per cent of the votes went to Challenge Roth with Ironman Hawaii in second place (26.5%) and London’s Olympic Games in third place (9%).

“We are proud and happy to receive this fantastic award”, said Felix Walchshöfer, CEO of Challenge Roth, at the ceremony. “Sincere thanks are given to all who voted for us, our loyal athletes, the citizens of our county and the host families, our 5,500 great volunteers, our organization team with all race directors, and the millions of fans throughout the world. This award goes out to all of you.”

The top 10 at the awards also included Challenge Kraicghau (Germany) taking fifth place and Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl (Austria) coming in at eighth. is the online home of Triathlon Plus. Save time and money by having every issue delivered to your door or digital device by subscribing to the print edition or buying digitally through Zinio or Apple Newsstand.

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