Jonathan Goerlach B2

  • Australia
  • Born: 1982
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 3
Starts
15
Podiums
9
Wins
9
Biography

Currently ranked world number three, at the age of 15, Jonathan was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome Type II, presenting him with moderate hearing loss, no peripheral vision and night-blindness. Today, Jonathan competes in the PT5 Visually-Impaired category in Paratriathlon. He has been selected as a member of Triathlon Australia’s High Performance ‘Winning-Edge’ Squad, having achieved the Australian National Paratriathlon Champion medal (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) and the Oceanic Paratriathlon Champion medal (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).

Having completed his Bachelor in Sport & Exercise science at the University of Canberra, he holds a heavy schedule of local and international races for the future. Jonathan is particularly focused with encouraging disabled youth to realise their potential.

Recent Highlights

- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- Winner of the 2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- Winner of the 2017 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships;
- 10th place at the 2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships; and
- Winner of the 2016 Penrith ITU World Paratriathlon Event.

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Latest Athlete Results
6
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
15 Sep, 2017 - PTVI Men - 01:09:04
1
2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series
08 Apr, 2017 - PTVI Men - 01:05:12
1
2017 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships
18 Mar, 2017 - PTVI Men - 01:06:53
10
2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships
24 Jul, 2016 - Men's PT5 - 01:12:11
1
2016 Penrith ITU World Paratriathlon Event
24 Apr, 2016 - Men's PT5 - 01:04:17
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Jonathan
Family Name Goerlach B2
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1982
Twitter @ausparatrijono
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Jonathan's next event
14 Jan, 2018
2018 St. Kilda OTU Paratriathlon Oceania Championships
St. Kilda, Australia • Start List
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