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Eneko Llanos

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181
World Rank
9
National
246
Swim
235
Bike
137
Run
Spain
Weight
75kg
Height
1.80m
Age
47
DOB
30 Nov 1976
Swim
Sailfish
Bike
BH
Run
Hoka One One
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Eneko Llanos

Three-time XTERRA World Champion Eneko Llanos has been competing in triathlon since 1993 and is now approaching 30 years on the circuit. A stunning study in perseverance, passion and drive.

The story had begun in 1991 when Eneko’s brother Hektor competed in a triathlon in 1991, indirectly piquing his brother’s interest in the sport that would become his career.

A two-time Olympian, Eneko competed for Spain at both the Sydney and Athens Games of 2000 and 2004, finishing 23rd and 20th respectively.

In 2003 he took the ITU World Long-Distance Championship in Ibiza before earning the first of his XTERRA titles five months later. The second came a year later in 2004 as Eneko continued to demonstrate his elite talent at the top level.

2007 was an exceptional year for the Spaniard as he won nine of the 13 races he competed in, including his first IRONMAN title in Lanzarote.

Eneko also began his long love affair with the World Championship at Kona in Hawaii around this time, finishing fifth in 2006, seventh in 2007 and a fantastic second in 2008. Then 2009 saw him complete the trifecta of XTERRA victories.

The Triathlon de Zarautz is an event Eneko has pretty much owned. winning it an incredible 11 times, however it is still not his favourite on the calendar. That accolade goes to IRONMAN Vitoria, where the Spaniard took top spot on the podium in 2019 at age 42.

Vitoria has been a very happy hunting ground for Llanos, as he won the ETU Long Distance Triathlon European Championships there in 2010 and claimed silver in the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in 2012

The run is Eneko’s favourite discipline for its simplicity and swim is probably his least favourite, but it provides him lots of opportunities to grow both physically and mentally.

The most painful experiences of his career centre around the period between 2013-2018 when he suffered stomach problems during full-distance races. His physical pain was big in those moments but he says the frustration of not being able to perform at his best was even greater.

The best advice Eneko can give to up-and-coming triathletes is: "be patient in IRONMAN racing, it is the most valuable advice, but is something that has to be learned over the years and can’t be taught”.

Current PTO World Ranking Points
181
WT Long Distance Championships 2023
66.62
VI Half Gasteiz 2023
53.42
Zarauzko Triathlon 2023
49.89
Sum / 3
56.64
Ranking History
#1#80#159#23820072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023*20242007Overall75.53 pts#3Swim77.31 pts#9Bike65.76 pts#12Run69.17 pts#202008Overall79.26 pts#2Swim77.67 pts#16Bike67.11 pts#11Run69.59 pts#212009Overall81.74 pts#1Swim81.02 pts#20Bike71.29 pts#8Run76.64 pts#102010Overall79.57 pts#6Swim81.02 pts#15Bike71.08 pts#12Run84.56 pts#102011Overall83.68 pts#5Swim84.79 pts#17Bike72.18 pts#15Run88.15 pts#52012Overall85.25 pts#3Swim91.29 pts#11Bike69.44 pts#25Run89.48 pts#42013Overall78.31 pts#6Swim86.08 pts#29Bike69.05 pts#21Run86.77 pts#62014Overall80.60 pts#14Swim80.13 pts#78Bike75.31 pts#30Run82.40 pts#162015Overall85.41 pts#19Swim80.23 pts#114Bike88.86 pts#14Run83.58 pts#192016Overall84.07 pts#27Swim85.48 pts#77Bike92.22 pts#18Run79.00 pts#512017Overall75.79 pts#63Swim86.30 pts#76Bike88.02 pts#31Run74.14 pts#862018Overall75.26 pts#74Swim84.51 pts#84Bike75.02 pts#112Run81.07 pts#522019Overall86.17 pts#36Swim88.11 pts#63Bike79.94 pts#69Run83.15 pts#472020Overall80.52 pts#46Swim88.11 pts#49Bike79.84 pts#53Run80.13 pts#422021Overall41.08 pts#203Swim64.69 pts#195Bike59.88 pts#198Run67.42 pts#1432022Overall37.32 pts#257Swim71.47 pts#239Bike53.40 pts#312Run61.34 pts#2262023Overall56.64 pts#180Swim43.38 pts#242Bike51.56 pts#234Run61.25 pts#1372024Overall56.64 pts#181Swim43.38 pts#246Bike51.56 pts#235Run61.25 pts#137

* New PTO World Ranking System implemented.

Rivals
wins / races
Results
65 Races10
1
9
2
7
3
2023
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
10 Jun
5
Zarauzko Triathlon
33:48
2:13:50
1:10:38
4:00:47
49.89
59.3249.89
03 Jun
2
VI Half Gasteiz
25:56
2:05:34
1:14:29
3:48:49
53.42
37.6553.42
07 May
21
WT Long Distance Championships
38:40
3:00:30
1:49:21
5:34:26
66.62
78.8866.62
2022
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
11 Jun
6
Zarauzko Triathlon
37:13
2:10:22
1:14:33
4:05:30
47.63
56.6947.63
14 May
3
Half Pamplona
24:10
2:06:04
1:16:07
3:50:18
41.88
20.2441.88
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
30 May
10
TradeInn Full International Triathlon
51:36
5:09:21
2:53:09
9:01:36
61.2287
08:31:5061.23
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
06 Dec
31
Challenge Daytona
25:03
1:45:26
1:02:37
3:15:40
62.0059
03:05:0762.01
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
12 Oct
29
Ironman Hawaii
51:03
4:40:18
2:56:21
8:33:29
57.925
08:03:0057.92
14 Jul
1
Ironman Vitoria-Gasteiz
48:11
4:16:15
2:46:51
7:55:16
88.0051
07:46:5288.01
23 Jun
11
Ironman 70.3 Elsinore
22:34
2:06:41
1:12:22
3:47:24
65.1396
03:36:0665.14
07 Apr
4
Ironman South Africa
25:56
4:28:24
2:45:57
7:44:59
88.4282
07:37:0388.43
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
18 Nov
1
Ironman Arizona
49:48
4:21:52
2:47:31
8:04:24
82.0749
07:51:4382.07
24 Jun
DNF
Ironman Nice
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:15:03-
15 Apr
10
Ironman South Africa
48:28
4:31:48
3:07:07
8:31:56
58.28
08:01:4758.28
02 Feb
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Dubai
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:35:32-
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
14 Oct
24
Ironman Hawaii
49:12
4:36:22
3:10:30
8:40:52
60.6222
08:11:4960.62
20 Aug
8
Ironman 70.3 Dublin
25:54
2:16:05
1:20:02
4:05:18
32.4554
03:42:4432.46
23 Jul
4
Ironman Nice
50:44
4:48:00
2:56:21
8:40:54
67.0729
08:16:2367.07
02 Jul
2
Ironman Austria
50:37
4:28:58
2:47:52
8:12:43
76.6356
07:56:0276.64
28 May
DNF
Ironman Brasil
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
07:41:57-
02 Apr
14
Ironman South Africa
49:19
4:28:31
3:11:44
8:34:15
48.6911
07:57:3048.69
12 Mar
18
Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires
25:36
2:12:31
1:17:20
3:59:02
36.4594
03:38:1436.46
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
08 Oct
27
Ironman Hawaii
48:56
4:30:48
3:18:18
8:42:25
57.4637
08:11:0557.46
03 Jul
3
Ironman Frankfurt
49:11
4:15:21
3:00:33
8:09:08
78.9572
07:54:1078.96
14 May
13
Ironman Texas
49:31
3:38:37
3:09:23
7:42:41
0
--
02 Apr
5
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
23:55
2:12:40
1:14:15
3:56:18
71.7689
03:46:4271.77
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
10 Oct
7
Ironman Hawaii
52:36
4:26:56
3:04:10
8:28:10
83.2795
08:15:4483.28
19 Sep
1
Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote
23:50
2:23:38
1:15:37
4:06:26
68.209
03:55:1368.21
05 Jul
8
Ironman Frankfurt
48:21
4:17:48
3:18:34
8:29:04
59.9732
08:00:1459.97
17 May
7
Ironman 70.3 Barcelona
25:19
2:29:19
1:15:18
4:12:24
50.8921
03:55:0550.89
29 Mar
5
Ironman South Africa
49:36
4:47:44
2:55:42
8:37:50
72.5434
08:17:2172.54
27 Feb
6
Challenge Dubai
23:42
2:08:57
1:11:16
3:47:20
89.9787
03:43:5889.98
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
06 Dec
5
Challenge Bahrain
22:42
2:04:20
1:11:40
3:42:04
74.7085
03:33:5774.71
09 Nov
2
Ironman Fortaleza
51:56
4:27:09
3:09:07
8:32:02
65.7072
08:06:5965.71
11 Oct
DNF
Ironman Hawaii
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:12:08-
20 Jul
3
Challenge Roth
49:02
4:19:54
2:57:35
8:09:29
82.983
07:57:1882.98
25 May
1
Ironman 70.3 Austria
25:44
2:12:50
1:08:58
3:51:51
71.5164
03:42:2171.52
10 May
4
Ironman 70.3 Mallorca
22:45
2:15:53
1:12:53
3:56:20
51.9129
03:40:2651.91
15 Mar
6
Abu Dhabi Long Course
--:--
--:--
--:--
7:01:28
0
--
2013
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
01 Dec
3
Ironman Cozumel
34:19
4:34:40
2:52:38
8:05:21
0
--
12 Oct
11
Ironman Hawaii
51:28
4:34:44
3:01:49
8:32:04
67.5518
08:08:1867.55
07 Jul
1
Ironman Frankfurt
46:10
4:25:32
2:44:12
7:59:58
84.1202
07:48:4884.12
24 Mar
1
Ironman Melbourne
20:30
4:28:50
2:43:35
7:36:08
0
--
02 Mar
3
Abu Dhabi Long Course
--:--
--:--
--:--
6:45:02
0
--
2012
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
13 Oct
DNF
Ironman Hawaii
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:17:05-
29 Jul
2
ITU Long Distance
51:44
2:48:59
1:48:18
5:31:39
0
--
24 Mar
4
Ironman Melbourne
47:26
4:27:44
2:43:46
8:02:23
89.0192
07:54:3489.02
2011
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
19 Nov
1
Ironman Arizona
48:47
4:20:54
2:46:09
7:59:38
86.1668
07:49:5386.17
15 Oct
DNF
Ironman Hawaii
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:10:17-
21 May
1
Ironman Texas
49:28
4:25:56
2:49:04
8:08:20
80.5643
07:54:3080.56
2010
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
09 Oct
7
Ironman Hawaii
51:38
4:39:23
2:47:03
8:22:02
84.3012
08:10:2984.30
18 Jul
3
Challenge Roth
47:01
4:24:26
2:48:01
8:02:33
77.1618
07:46:3477.16
22 May
1
Ironman Lanzarote
47:49
4:53:26
2:50:21
8:37:43
60.5369
08:08:4760.54
2009
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
10 Oct
14
Ironman Hawaii
51:06
4:37:17
3:05:03
8:37:55
76.8469
08:20:3276.85
05 Jul
2
Ironman Frankfurt
44:59
4:24:24
2:47:21
8:00:21
77.2515
07:44:3077.25
2008
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
11 Oct
2
Ironman Hawaii
51:39
4:33:27
2:51:49
8:20:50
91.1201
08:14:1591.12
06 Jul
2
Ironman Frankfurt
44:00
4:26:46
2:46:34
8:00:49
66.4822
07:37:4866.48
2007
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
13 Oct
7
Ironman Hawaii
51:47
4:38:12
2:51:43
8:26:00
80.1694
08:11:2380.17
24 Jun
2
Challenge Roth
46:25
4:28:06
2:48:28
8:06:06
59.252
07:38:0659.25
20 May
1
Ironman Lanzarote
49:18
4:53:18
3:01:33
8:49:39
49.3968
08:12:1749.40
2006
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
21 Oct
5
Ironman Hawaii
53:45
4:29:26
2:55:00
8:22:28
87.1756
08:12:5987.18
16 Jul
3
Ironman Austria
45:39
4:33:59
2:51:21
8:15:11
53.8906
07:43:0953.89
2005
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
27 Nov
2
Ironman Western Australia
50:38
4:46:10
2:54:53
8:31:41
47.7579
07:54:3047.76
2004
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
26 Aug
20
Olympic Games
18:17
1:02:18
33:58
1:54:52
0
--
2000
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
17 Aug
23
Olympic Games
18:18
58:22
33:19
1:50:47
0
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Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2024
56
181
2023
56
180
2022
37
257
2021
41
203
2020
80
46
2019
86
36
2018
75
74
2017
75
63
2016
84
27
2015
85
19
2014
80
14
2013
78
6
2012
85
3
2011
83
5
2010
79
6
2009
81
1
2008
79
2
2007
75
3
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2024
43
246
2023
43
242
2022
71
239
2021
64
195
2020
88
49
2019
88
63
2018
84
84
2017
86
76
2016
85
77
2015
80
114
2014
80
78
2013
86
29
2012
91
11
2011
84
17
2010
81
15
2009
81
20
2008
77
16
2007
77
9
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2024
51
235
2023
51
234
2022
53
312
2021
59
198
2020
79
53
2019
79
69
2018
75
112
2017
88
31
2016
92
18
2015
88
14
2014
75
30
2013
69
21
2012
69
25
2011
72
15
2010
71
12
2009
71
8
2008
67
11
2007
65
12
Run
Year
Points
Position
2024
61
137
2023
61
137
2022
61
226
2021
67
143
2020
80
42
2019
83
47
2018
81
52
2017
74
86
2016
79
51
2015
83
19
2014
82
16
2013
86
6
2012
89
4
2011
88
5
2010
84
10
2009
76
10
2008
69
21
2007
69
20
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