Jetze Plat

  • Netherlands
  • Born: 1991
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Paratriathlon Ranking 1
Paralympics Ranking 3

He was born with a shorter left upper leg and no ligaments in his left knee. He is also missing bones in his right leg, and his right lower leg and foot were amputated in 2008. He took up the sport at age 13.

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Latest Athlete Results
2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games
10 Sep, 2016 - Men's PT1 - 00:59:31
2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships
23 Jul, 2016 - Men's PT1 - 01:00:01
2016 Strathclyde ITU World Paratriathlon Event
05 Jun, 2016 - Men's PT1 - 00:58:21
2016 Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships
26 May, 2016 - Men's PT1 - 00:57:52
2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago
15 Sep, 2015 - Men's PT1 - 01:00:32
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Jetze
Family Name Plat
Representing NED
Year of Birth 1991
Residence Netherlands
Coach Fedor Hes [national, cycling]; Bas de Bruin [national, triathlon]; Kees van Breukelen [personal]; Guido Vroomen [personal]; Johan Versluijs [personal, strength and conditioning]
Hobbies Swimming, motocross.
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Jetze's next event
08 Apr, 2017
2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series
Gold Coast, Australia • Start List
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