Home victory for Bas Diederen at Ironman Maastricht-Limburg
Foto: Kristina Vogel + Miriam Welte © Wim Hoste

The Team4Talent athlete Bas Diederen won the premiere of Ironman Maastricht-Limburg 2015, his teammate Mark Oude Bennink became second.


With a time of 8:27:18 hours Bas Diederen won the home race in the Dutch city of Maastricht. Together with his countryman and teammate Mark Oude Bennink and Alberto Casadei (Italy) Bas Diederen got of the Meuse after 46:22 minutes at the third place. In the second bike lap, the lately winner could finally settle decisively and came after 4:43:33 hours, almost five minutes ahead the other athletes, to the second change.


The marathon, leading over three rounds in the heart of Maastricht, Bas Diederen finished as well as the bike course as fastest athlete of the race in 2:51:59 hours. So he could put more time between himself and his pursuers and his victory was finally made perfect. Mark Oude Bennink became second (8:35:15) ahead of Italian Alberto Casadei (8:38:04).