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Kristian Hogenhaug
Denmark
World Rank
11
Height
1.86m
Age
30
DOB
07/31/91
92%Swim97%Bike87%Run94%Overall
Athletes are measured as a percentage (for each discipline and overall) based on a relative comparison to the #1 ranked athlete who's rated at 100%.
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Kristian Hogenhaug

A relative late bloomer in triathlon terms, Kristian Hogenhaug has really burst onto the international stage in the last 12 months.

His best display to date came in 2019 as he stormed to victory in IRONMAN Hamburg and also claimed a superb second place in the ETU Long Distance European Championships in Almere.

It was one of Kristian’s teachers at a sporting school who helped Hogenhaug into triathlon - and away from computer games.

“My parents talked me into starting a sports school during my sabbatical year after college,” he said. “You can't imagine how many hours I spent on World of Warcraft during my college time.

“One of my teachers was into IRONMAN and was the coolest teacher to us students. That made me want to be like him, and that is how I started with triathlon.

"I pretty much stopped doing sport until I graduated from high school in 2010. I am a nerd by nature, so when I’m into something I give 100% - and during this time, it was gaming!”

Danish bike rider and 1996 Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis was an early inspiration for ‘The Hawk’, as well as 800-metre runner Wilson Kipketer, who won at the IAAF World Championships in 1995, 1997 and 1999.

Hogenhaug trains with Morten Brammer and Kristian Hindkjær, and if he had any advice to give to aspiring triathletes, it would be to “focus on yourself”.

Despite having no elite sporting background, Kristian has still managed to turn triathlon into a living despite being introduced to the sport at a relatively advanced age, and admits that is something he is most proud of.

Some of Kristian’s other loves include badminton, coffee and pizza, while his favourite training location is Lake Garda in Italy. As for the ideal holiday spot - it has to be Fjerritslev, a small city in northern Denmark.

Current PTO World Ranking Points
11
2021 IM Germany
100.92
2021 Challenge Almere
95.18
2021 IM Mallorca
85.64
Average
93.91
Ranking History
#4#172#340#508#676201720182019202020212017Overall122.05 pts#282Swim36.76 pts#672Bike168.49 pts#54Run80.79 pts#3472018Overall218.73 pts#86Swim82.93 pts#442Bike178.47 pts#32Run125.28 pts#1702019Overall241.42 pts#62Swim132.86 pts#237Bike188.74 pts#25Run142.88 pts#1072020Overall237.63 pts#49Swim148.32 pts#131Bike188.74 pts#21Run142.88 pts#772021Overall93.91 pts#11Swim90.48 pts#31Bike96.71 pts#9Run77.97 pts#66
Rivals
wins / races
Results
21 Races2
1
4
2
1
3
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
16 Oct
4
IM Mallorca
46:47
4:18:48
2:55:30
8:06:00
85.6367
07:55:4585.64
12 Sep
1
World Triathlon Long Distance Championship
49:44
4:03:15
2:41:38
7:37:46
95.1838
07:34:2995.18
15 Aug
2
IM Germany
50:00
4:16:09
2:48:46
8:00:17
100.924
08:00:57100.92
3 Jul
4
IM Lanzarote
51:22
4:47:46
3:01:07
8:45:54
76.6903
08:28:0876.69
23 May
14
IM Tulsa
49:42
4:18:17
3:01:28
8:13:29
69.1144
07:51:3869.11
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Dec
44
Challenge Daytona
25:00
1:40:08
1:27:58
3:35:49
0
03:05:07-
6 Sep
14
IM 70.3 Gdynia
23:42
2:03:56
1:25:52
3:58:18
47.3247
03:40:5147.32
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
12 Oct
18
IM Hawaii
52:21
4:15:21
3:10:28
8:23:36
71.5666
08:03:0071.57
14 Sep
2
Challenge Almere
50:12
4:11:27
2:48:31
7:53:52
84.8441
07:43:2084.84
28 Jul
1
IM Hamburg
52:03
4:17:29
2:54:03
8:11:26
81.2167
07:57:5881.22
7 Jul
DNF
IM Austria
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:04:26-
8 Jun
2
Challenge Denmark Half
26:37
2:02:38
1:16:41
3:50:37
63.8349
03:38:4563.83
4 May
4
ITU Long Distance
21:47
2:50:57
1:54:16
5:12:09
71.4938
04:59:2171.49
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
22 Sep
DNF
IM Italy
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
07:57:46-
8 Sep
3
Challenge Almere
54:56
4:13:50
2:50:22
8:03:31
75.3607
07:46:1775.36
19 Aug
2
IM Copenhagen
51:48
4:15:01
2:51:11
8:02:53
69.0852
07:41:2969.09
14 Jul
7
ITU Long Distance
40:48
2:52:10
1:52:44
5:29:38
64.1608
05:12:4964.16
9 Jun
DNF
Challenge Denmark Half
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:40:21-
28 Apr
17
IM Texas
54:55
4:11:31
2:59:33
8:11:49
50.0461
07:37:3250.05
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
10 Sep
4
Challenge Almere
55:11
4:13:25
2:56:12
8:08:40
74.2836
07:50:3174.28
10 Jun
6
Challenge Denmark Half
26:57
2:04:51
1:20:52
3:55:35
47.7673
03:38:2847.77
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
93
11
2020
237
49
2019
241
62
2018
218
86
2017
122
282
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
90
31
2020
148
131
2019
132
237
2018
82
442
2017
36
672
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
96
9
2020
188
21
2019
188
25
2018
178
32
2017
168
54
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
77
66
2020
142
77
2019
142
107
2018
125
170
2017
80
347
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