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Despite blazing hot conditions Jan Frodeno blasted to a course record at the Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt last year. Can he go even faster in Roth on Sunday?

| July 11, 2016 | NEWS

Jan Frodeno | Jan Frodeno wins the Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt despite sweltering conditions.

Jan Frodeno wins the Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt despite sweltering conditions.

Photo >Nis Sienknecht / spomedis

In temperatures that neared 40 C, Jan Frodeno led from start to finish in Frankfurt last year, blazing through a 4:08 bike split and a 2:50 marathon (he began the day with a 46-minute swim) to take the Ironman European Championship in 7:49:58.

If he can go that fast in those challenging conditions, how fast could he go this weekend in Roth on a faster course with another year of Ironman training under his belt? Yeah, we can't wait to see, either.