Sub-8 Smashed - NEW Ironman World Championship Record!

Published on October 14th 2018


The Ironman World Championship record has just been smashed by Patrick Lange! We thought it might be impossible to go sub-8 hours in Kona, here is what we thought after. Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: If you’ve been watching our videos, you’ll know that we thought it was almost impossible to go sub 8 hours on this world championship course in Kona. Well, Patrick Lange has just made us eat our words. In fact, he smashed it, and this is how he did it: Swim 50:37 Bike 4:16.05” Run 2:41.31” Total 7:52.39” breaking it by 8.01” And to make today even more impressive, the former world record was broken by all three podium finishers. Second place finisher Bart Aernots also smashed the 8-hour barrier with at time 7.56.41”. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GTN... 📹 Sub 8 Hours In Kona - Is It Impossible? | The Ironman World Championships - Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images