Biography

Jacob Birtwhistle currently splits his time between home in Australia, training camps in Europe and competing on the WTS World Triathlon stage. Originally from a running background, Jacob was crowned Australian Junior Champion eleven times over middle-and-long distance events before making the transition to triathlon at the age of 17. Since then, Jacob topped the podium at several ITU races before a brilliant 2018 season saw him grab no fewer than five top-five finishes at the top level, including silver in Yokohama, and a memorable second place in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

In 2019, the Australian recorded his first WTS victories after brilliant runs in Leeds and Hamburg twice saw him to the gold in thrilling finishes and ending the year sixth in the overall ranking.

Career Highlights:
- Winner 2019 World Triathlon Hamburg
- Winner 2019 World Triathlon Leeds
- Winner 2017 Mixed Relay World Championships
- 2nd place 2018 Mixed Relay World Championships
- 3rd place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
- 3rd place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
- 5th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
- 2nd place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
- 2nd place at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

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Latest Athlete Results
9
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
31 Jul, 2021 - Mixed Relay - 00:20:25
16
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
26 Jul, 2021 - Elite Men - 01:46:32
21
AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
06 Jun, 2021 - Elite Men - 01:46:55
DNF
2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama
15 May, 2021 - Elite Men - DNF
26
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
31 Aug, 2019 - Elite Men - 01:55:18
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AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
2021-06-05 - Elite Men - 01:46:55
DNF
2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama
2021-05-15 - Elite Men - DNF
26
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
2019-08-29 - Elite Men - 01:55:18
DNF
2019 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
2019-07-20 - Elite Men - DNF
1
2019 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon
2019-07-06 - Elite Men - 00:55:09
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16
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
2021-07-26 - Elite Men - 01:46:32
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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