About


HI MY NAME IS ANDREAS DREITZ

 

Date of Birth: 31.12.1988

Height: 184 cm

Weight: 77 kg

Andreas was born in Lichtenfels, Germany. After leaving school he continued his education and finished his study program „Master of Sports, Business & Law“ at the University Bayreuth in 2016. He is currently doing an additional Master: „LL.M Sportrecht“. In 2008 Andreas completed his first triathlon at Baur Triathlon in Altenkunststadt and took 7th place and his first prize money. After several wins at Rothsee Triathlon (olympic distance) and racing 2nd Bundesliga with ASC Kronach Frankenwald he was moving up to longer distances and took 3rd place at Citytriathlon Heilbronn 2011. His results brought him an invitation to join the Team Erdinger Alkoholfrei.
In 2012 Andreas had his first experience in racing pro category. He became a member of the Erdinger Alkoholfrei junior team and in 2014 he stepped up to the PRO team. In 2014 he achieved his first major international breakthroughs and was first to cross the finish line at Challenge Fuerteventura, Ironman 70.3 Mallorca , Citytriathlon Heilbronn and made world record time on the bike course of Challenge Bahrain where he get’s 2nd.  In 2015 the 70.3 Worldchampionships came first time to Europe in Zell am See and it was him to set the pace on the bike and came in first with a 1:30 minute gap over Jan Frodeno. Beside several wins on halfdistance races, Andi could achieve his biggest result by taking the win at Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden 2016 and call himself European Champion Ironman 70.3. The next goal is clear: Ironman 70.3 Worldchampionships in Chattanooga, Tennessee September 10th…