Jonathan Goerlach B3

  • Australia
  • Born: 1982
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ITU Paralympic Qualification Ranking 3
Paratriathlon Ranking 3

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.

Career Highlights:
- 3rd place at the 2019 Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
- 2nd place at the 2019 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
- 3rd place at the 2019 Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
- 1st place at the 2018 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series
- 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
2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series
29 Feb, 2020 - PTVI Men - 01:06:36
2020 Newcastle OTU Paratriathlon Oceania Championships
26 Jan, 2020 - PTVI Men - 01:07:13
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
01 Sep, 2019 - PTVI Men - 01:08:03
2019 Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
17 Aug, 2019 - PTVI Men - 00:58:53
2019 Groupe Copley World Paratriathlon Series Montreal
28 Jun, 2019 - PTVI Men - 01:03:00
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Jonathan
Family Name Goerlach B3
Representing AUS
Paratriathlon Class PTVI
Paratriathlon Subclass B3
Year of Birth 1982
Twitter @ausparatrijono
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Instagram @jonathangoerlach
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