- Jan Frodeno
- 7:51:13 hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
- United States ()
The fastest completion of the IRONMAN® World Championship by a male athlete is 7 hours 51 minutes 13 seconds, achieved by Jan Frodeno (Germany) at Kailua-Kona in Hawaii, USA, on 12 October 2019.
Frodeno completed the 2.4-mile swim in 47:31, the 112-mile bike ride in 4:16:03, and the 26.2-mile marathon in 2:42:43. He broke the previous championship record by more than a minute. It was Frodeno’s third world championship victory.