Jacob Birtwhistle

  • Australia
  • Born: 1995
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Rankings
ITU World Ranking 15
World Triathlon Series Ranking 5
Regional Points List 2
Starts
50
Podiums
21
Wins
11
Biography

Jacob splits his time between home in Australia, training camps in Europe and competing on the world triathlon stage. From a running background Jacob was crowned Australian junior champion 11 times over the middle-long distance events. At the age of 17, Jacob began to transition from running into triathlon. Since then Jacob has had huge success winning multiple ITU races and finishing on the podium at the 2016 WTS race in Hamburg and the first ever Super League Triathlon in Australia. Jacob has two goals: to become the World and 2020 Olympic Champion.

2017 has seen a spectacular season for Jacob with a triumphant win at the 2017 Hamburg ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships as well as securing two silver medals, one at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton and the other at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg.

Recent Highlights

- Winner at the 2017 Hamburg ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships
- 40th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal;
- 2nd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton;
- 2nd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg;
- 33rd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama; and
- 5th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast.

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Latest Athlete Results
1
2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
07 Apr, 2018 - Mixed Relay - 00:18:57
2
2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
05 Apr, 2018 - Elite Men - 00:52:38
5
2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
02 Mar, 2018 - Elite Men - 00:57:40
DNF
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
16 Sep, 2017 - Elite Men - DNF
40
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
06 Aug, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:55:15
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5
2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
2018-03-02 - Elite Men - 00:57:40
DNF
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
2017-09-14 - Elite Men - DNF
40
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
2017-08-05 - Elite Men - 01:55:15
2
2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
2017-07-28 - Elite Men - 00:55:01
2
2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
2017-07-15 - Elite Men - 00:54:20
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2
2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
2018-04-05 - Elite Men - 00:52:38
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Jacob
Family Name Birtwhistle
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1995
Residence Riverside, Australia
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