Roth to Host Strongest Women's Field in European History

The world's top female triathletes, including Anne Haug, Daniela Ryf, Chelsea Sodaro, will compete at Challenge Roth on June 25 in what promises to be one of the strongest European races in history.

Roth to Host Strongest Women's Field in European History

Get ready for an unforgettable race as the world's top female triathletes gather for Challenge Roth. With Anne Haug, Daniela Ryf, Chelsea Sodaro, Laura Philipp, and more, the competition is set to be at an absolute world-class level.

The Big Picture: Three world champions and two Roth winners, Anne Haug, Daniela Ryf, and Chelsea Sodaro, will lead the pack in a battle for the title. Meanwhile, Laura Philipp makes her debut, along with Fenella Langridge, Laura Siddall, Lisa Norden, and Ruth Astle, ensuring a thrilling race on June 25th.

What They are Saying: Anne Haug, two-time Roth winner and 2019 world champion, is excited to enjoy a home turf in this year's competition. Meanwhile, reigning Ironman world champion Chelsea Sodaro, who won Kona in October, will make her third long-distance race appearance in Roth.

Context: With five world championship titles, two Roth victories, and the double award as Swiss Sportswoman of the Year, Daniela Ryf is considered by many to be the best triathlete of all time. The 35-year-old will be racing for the third time at the world's biggest long-distance triathlon and is currently ranked second in the PTO world rankings behind Anne Haug.

Laura Philipp, who had to cancel her start in 2019 due to injury, will finally make her debut in Roth with the fastest personal best time among current female athletes.

Other Noteworthy Athletes: Fenella Langridge, who has a love for racing in Roth, Laura Siddall, a crowd favourite, Lisa Norden, who secured a silver medal in the 2012 Olympics, and Ruth Astle, who pulled off a surprise finish in 2019, will also be competing in the race.