It gets all a bit too complicated who really has the best IM time in the world. Official or not, I think the fastest time does not have to be an Ironman branded race as long as the distances is correct. A bit here from Triathlete Mag. Enjoy the read 🙂
What is the Ironman Word record?
5x AG World Champion, Sub 9h Ironman athlete - Stephane originates from Belgium and spent many of his early years racing triathlon there. It is in Belgium through the influence of his parents that he fell in love with the sport. A natural competitor Stephane became a student of the sport always searching for ways to give him an edge over his competition. This constant study and striving for improvement has naturally progressed into a passion for coaching triathlon and its individual disciplines.