World Triathlon

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ATHLETES' BIOS - MEN POR JOAO SILVA Joao Silva has been a consistent performer at the highest level of the sport for over a decade and is a legendary figure in Portuguese triathlon. In 2010 he scored a first World Cup victory in Monterrey and a year later topped the World Series podium for the first time. A 9th-place finish at London 2012 kick-started a brilliant run of medal-winning form and after finishing 35th in Rio 2016, the 32-year-old will head to Tokyo with unfinished Olympic business. Olympic Games 35th Rio 2016 & 9th London 2012 Other Major Games 2015 European Games silver Key Individual Results 2011 & 2008 U23 European Championships Champion // 2007 Junior European Championships bronze // 2006 Junior World Championships bronze Key Mixed Relay Results - WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 67 / 2 / 6 More info about Joao Age: 32 110 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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