Susana Rodriguez B2

  • Spain
  • Born: 1988
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 1
Starts
40
Podiums
35
Wins
16
Biography

Currently ranked world number one, Susana  was born with albinism, and retains only 5-7% of vision in both eyes. She began running at age 10, before being attracted into trying the other two disciplines of triathlon. In 2013 she was named Athlete of the Year from the city of Vigo, Spain.

Susana started her paratriathlon career in 2011 where she won consecutive gold medals at the ITU World Championship Series in both Madrid and London.

Susana was selected to represent Spain at the 2015 London ITU World Paratriathlon event where she placed 3rd and again represented her country at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games where she placed 5th.

To date, Susana has secured 35 podiums and 16 gold medals.       
                     
Recent Highlights

- 2nd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- Winner at the 2017 Altafulla ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series; and
- Winner at the 2017 Soria ETU Duathlon European Championships.  

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2
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
14 Sep, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:15:02
1
2017 Altafulla ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
02 Jul, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:09:53
2
2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships
18 Jun, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:14:29
2
2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
13 May, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:10:59
1
2017 Soria ETU Duathlon European Championships
29 Apr, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:09:27
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Susana
Family Name Rodriguez B2
Representing ESP
Year of Birth 1988
Place of Birth Vigo
Residence Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Coach Luis Pina (ESP)
Website http://www.susanarg.com/
Twitter @SuRGAcio
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