Daniel Fontana


Discipline: Triathlon
Born: General Roca, Argentina, December 31, 1975

Daniel Fontana, an Argentinian-born naturalized Italian citizen, has been competing in our colours since 2005. Three-time IRONMAN™ winner, he is the most winning triathlete in the history of Italian triathlon. He participated at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008 wearing the Italian jersey.
After his second Olympic Games, Daniel opted for the longer triathlon distances and discovered a new passion that led him to extraordinary successes.
His victories on the race circuit have taken him to the prestigious world championship in Kona several times. He counts six participations in the event.


• 2009 Silver at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships
• 2011 Italian Ironman distance record with a time of 8h 18’ 51".
• 2014 Victory at Los Cabos with a time of 8h 26' 15", he’s the first Italian man to win an Ironman race.

• 2016 Wins the Taiwan Ironman
• 2018Triumphs again in Taiwan on the cusp of 43 years old
• 2019 is the year of his sixth world championship participation in Kona, another record