Biography

Javier Gómez was born in Basel, Switzerland, in 1983 but moved to Spain aged just three months, eventually moving to the city of Pontevedra to pursue his sporting career having taken up triathlon at the age of 15.

His early races displayed a remarkable ability over all three disciplines, and he underlined his reputation as a name to watch by taking the U23 World title.

In 2008, Gomez landed his first Elite World title in Vancouver, following it up two years later with overall victory in the new-look World Championship Series.

At the London Summer Olympics in 2012, Gómez took the silver medal after finishing 11 seconds behind Britain’s Alistair Brownlee. Following the Olympic games Gómez won the Hy-Vee Triathlon against a highly competitive field and a month later, in his first ever cross triathlon race, he won the 2012 XTERRA World Championship.

In 2013, Gómez kick-started a remarkable run of success that saw him become the first athlete in history to win a hat-trick of world titles in succession with second place in the 2015 WTS Grand Final in Chicago.

In 2019, the Spanish superstar returned to ITU and World Triathlon Series racing, with his sights on a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Career Highlights:
ITU World Champion 2015
ITU World Champion 2014
ITU World Champion 2013
ITU World Champion 2010
ITU World Champion 2008
London 2012 Olympic silver medallist

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2019 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
20 Jul, 2019 - Elite Men - DNF
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2019 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon
06 Jul, 2019 - Elite Men - 00:55:34
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2019 Groupe Copley World Triathlon Montreal
29 Jun, 2019 - Elite Men - 00:54:24
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2019 AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds
09 Jun, 2019 - Elite Men - 01:45:21
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
18 May, 2019 - Elite Men - 01:43:38
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DNF
2019 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
2019-07-20 - Elite Men - DNF
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2019 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon
2019-07-06 - Elite Men - 00:55:34
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2019 Groupe Copley World Triathlon Montreal
2019-06-28 - Elite Men - 00:54:24
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2019 AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds
2019-06-08 - Elite Men - 01:45:21
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
2019-05-18 - Elite Men - 01:43:38
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2012 London Olympic Games
2012-08-04 - Elite Men - 01:46:36
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2008 Beijing Olympic Games
2008-08-18 - Elite Men - 01:49:13
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Javier
Family Name Gomez Noya
Representing ESP
Year of Birth 1983
Place of Birth Basel (Switzerland)
Residence Pontevedra and Ferrol, Spain
Coach Carlos David Prieto
Sponsors Specialized, ROKA, Multipower, Oakley, Mizuno, Sram, Quarq.
Hobbies Playing Guitar, Reading, Bodysurfing & Traveling.
Website http://www.javiergomeznoya.com/
Twitter @Jgomeznoya
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
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