Debbie Tanner

  • New Zealand
  • Born: 1982
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Biography

Debbie Tanner is a 27-year-old triathlete who has been consistently performing internationally over the last 5 years. Competing at the Olympics in Beijing 2008 for the first time, and achieving 10th place, reinforced her ambition of striving to be the best triathlete in the world and for an Olympic gold medal in London 2012. Debbie has a long history of success starting out in triathlons at the age of eleven in the Weetbix Tryathlon, she has proven her tenacity breaking onto the international scene in 2006 with a 4th placing at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, winning and making podiums at World Cup events.

The last two years have been a massive learning curve: An Olympic Games under her belt, a newly formed International World Series which focused on consistent performance through out the year. Changes in the sport which have proven successful, made it more accessible through live international coverage, which is creating a more competitive faster and more exciting sport. There can be no off days now… be on, or your out, on race day.

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28
2012 Barfoot and Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland
20 Oct, 2012 - Elite Women - 02:15:00
25
2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Hamburg
21 Jul, 2012 - Elite Women - 00:57:56
17
2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel
23 Jun, 2012 - Elite Women - 02:07:32
DNF
2012 ITU World Triathlon San Diego
10 May, 2012 - Elite Women - 00:00:00
19
2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Sydney
14 Apr, 2012 - Elite Women - 02:03:15
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28
2012 Barfoot and Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland
2012-10-20 - Elite Women - 02:15:00
25
2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Hamburg
2012-07-21 - Elite Women - 00:57:56
17
2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel
2012-06-23 - Elite Women - 02:07:32
DNF
2012 ITU World Triathlon San Diego
2012-05-10 - Elite Women - 00:00:00
19
2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Sydney
2012-04-14 - Elite Women - 02:03:15
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10
2008 Beijing Olympic Games
2008-08-18 - Elite Women - 02:01:05
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Debbie
Family Name Tanner
Representing NZL
Year of Birth 1982
Place of Birth Auckland
Residence Auckland, New Zealand
Coach Pete Pfitzinger
Sponsors Weetbix, TV 3, Avanti, 2XU, OAKLEY
Website http://www.debbietanner.co.nz
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