With 20 half-iron distance race wins to her name, Radka Kahlefeldt (nee Vodickova) is one of the most consistent long course triathletes on the international circuit.
Before moving to middle distance, the always-smiling Czech already had 15 short course ITU wins under her belt and was a reguar on the Czech national team, highlighted by her appearance at the London Olympics in 2012, where she finished 20th. Radka left the federation in 2013 to pursue professional long course racing and unite her two passions: sport and traveling. She won the Challenge World Series 2019 and a $30,000 bonus by winning Challenge Family races in Walchsee, Prague, Davos and Mallorca, among others. Her target now is a podium finish at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships, to improve on her best placing of 5th.
- 15x half-iron distance wins (12x Ironman 70.3 wins)
- 5th, Ironman 70.3 World Championship 2018
- 20th, 2012 London Olympic Games\15x ITU wins
- 3x Laguna Phuket Triathlon wins (2010, 2011, 2012)
Interesting fact: Radka has a master’s degree in Sports Science and Physical Education from Masaryk University in Brno.