Athlete Biography

Personal: Brian William Fleischmann… Born Aug. 8, 1978 in Jacksonville, Fla. … Graduated from Florida State in the fall of 2001.

Elite Triathlon Career: Competed at the 2001-2004 ITU Triathlon World Championship teams representing the USA.  In his first year as an elite competitor in 2001, Brian placed second at elite nationals behind 2000 Olympian and U.S. No. 1 Hunter Kemper… Had an impressive 19th-place finish at the 2001 ITU World Triathlon Championships, his first as an elite.

Amateur Triathlon Career: Brian was the 1998 U.S. junior national champion and went on to place 29th at the world junior championships… In 2000, Brian placed second overall at the U.S. national championships.

Athletic Background: Swam for four years at his high school in Jacksonville… Placed second at the 1997 state meet in the 500 freestyle and fifth in the 100 backstroke…Swam his freshman year at Florida State, then switched to cross-country and track his sophomore through senior years.

Athlete Sponsors: Aigis, Asics, Power Bar,Rudy Project,Profile

Athlete Language: English

Athlete Tri Entry Year: 2001

Athlete Other Sports: swimming, running background

Athlete Education: Bachelor in Business

Athlete Proudest Moment: 19th 2001 ITU World Champs, swimming a 16:31 in the 1500 meter free in the summer of 1993.

Athlete Injuries: never get injured

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