Records tumbled last weekend at the Lausitzring in Germany as all four of the athletes broken the 7 and 8 hour barriers for the ironman distance.
We had two epic races with all four athletes producing performances for the ages as this much-hyped event delivered in a big way with a stunning broadcast product that lasted nearly 8 hours.
Kat Matthews clocked an eye-popping 7:31:54 to finally overcome triathlon great Nicola Spirig after a battle royale, while Kristian Blummenfelt had bite as well as bark to come home in 6:44:25 ahead of the gallant Joe Skipper.
But once the dust had settled, what did the numbers tell us? Graeme sat down with Tri247 for an in-depth review on both races, as well as the performances of all four of those superstar triathletes.