The much-anticipated 2016 Challenge Roth did not disappoint with Jan Frodeno breaking the world Ironman record previously held by Andreas Raelert on this very course. Frodeno led from the start and continued to fly through the race with a finish time of 7:35:39. A latecomer to the pro roster, Daniela Ryf claimed victory for the women. Take a look through the historic day of racing.

photos by Michael Rauschendorfer