Madonna Buder

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Madonna Buder
Sister Madonna Buder wins the Women 75+ age division at Ironman Canada
Marie Dorothy Buder

(1930-07-24) July 24, 1930 (age 92)
St. Louis, Missouri,
United States
EducationVisitation Academy of St. Louis
Alma materWashington University in St. Louis
OccupationReligious sister, triathlete
Years active1952 - present
EmployerSisters for Christian Community

Madonna Buder, S.F.C.C. (born Marie Dorothy Buder; July 24, 1930), also known as the Iron Nun,[1] is a Roman Catholic religious sister and Senior Olympian triathlete.

Buder has the current world record for the oldest woman to ever finish an Ironman Triathlon, which she obtained at age 82 by finishing the Subaru Ironman Canada on August 26, 2012.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hertz, Mark (23 July 2010). "At 80, the 'Iron Nun' Prepares for Her Next Triathlon". Tonic. Archived from the original on 11 February 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  2. "Sister Madonna Buder Sets Ironman Triathlon World Record". Impowerage Magazine. August 28, 2012. Archived from the original on September 24, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2012.