World Triathlon

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Media Guide

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ATHLETES' BIOS - WOMEN SUI NICOLA SPIRIG Switzerland's Nicola Spirig is one of the undisputed legends of women's triathlon. The world's most decorated female Olympic triathlete, the 39-year-old followed a photo-finish London 2012 gold with Rio 2016 silver, two of the most talked-about races of all time. Add in a 19th place at Athens 2004 and top 10 at Beijing 2008, and you have an athlete of incredible longevity who continues to find success at the top of the sport, who will use all of her experience to hit a third successive Olympic podium at Tokyo 2020. Olympic Games Rio 2016 silver medal // London 2012 gold medal // 6th Beijing 2008 // 19th Athens 2004 Other Major Games 2015 European Games Champion Key Individual Results 2018, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2009 & 2008 European Champion // 2010 World Championships silver Key Mixed Relay Results 2021 Mixed Relay Olympic Qualification event bronze // 2011 Mixed Relay World Championships silver // 2010 Mixed Relay World Champion WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 24 / 4 / 8 More info about Nicola Age: 39 64 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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