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ATHLETES' BIOS - WOMEN BEL CLAIRE MICHEL Claire Michel has been named Belgian Triathlon's Female Athlete of the Year twice, in 2014 and 2015. A European Sprint title in 2016 set Michel up for an Olympic debut at Rio Summer Olympics in 2016. She had a standout 2019 with 4th place in the World Triathlon Series Championship Edmonton, 6th place in the 2019 WTCS Montreal and earned the silver medal in the World Triathlon Cup Miyazaki. Recovering from injury and training under the guidance of Paulo Sousa with an elite international squad, she will be lining up fit and determined to put together the strong race that she knows is capable of producing. Olympic Games Rio 2016 Other Major Games 2015 European Games 8th Key Individual Results 2019 European Championships bronze // 2013 Aquathlon World Championships silver Key Mixed Relay Results 2021 Mixed Relay Olympic Qualification gold // 2020 Mixed Relay World Championships 5th WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 40 / 0 / 0 More info about Claire Age: 32 21 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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