World Triathlon

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Media Guide

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ATHLETES' BIOS - MEN AUS JACOB BIRTWHISTLE Australia's Jake Birtwhistle hit the headlines in 2019 with magnificent gold-medal performances at the World Series Leeds and Hamburg. Victory in Leeds came in one of the strongest men's line-ups of recent years and underlined his Olympic podium potential. Preparations for Tokyo 2020 may not have been ideal, but the former U23 World Champion has a proven ability to mix it with the best and will be ready for a big Games debut. Olympic Games - Other Major Games 2018 Commonwealth Games Champion // 2018 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay 2nd place Key Individual Results 2018 World Championships 3rd place // 2015 U23 World Champion // 2014 Junior World Championships 2nd place Key Mixed Relay Results 2019 Mixed Relay World Championships 3rd place // 2018 & 2016 Mixed Relay World Championships 2nd place // 2017 Mixed Relay World Championships Champion WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 35 / 2 / 8 More info about Jacob Age: 26 69 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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