The USA’s Kirsten Kasper took up triathlon in June 2014 and since then has rapidly ascended the ranks to finish the 2016 season at number 11 in the world thanks to four top-10 World Series finishes.

Prior to 2014, Kirsten was a member of Georgetown University’s Cross Country and Track and Field team for five years. In 2011, she was a scoring member of the NCAA Cross Country National Championship team. At Georgetown, she completed her Undergraduate in Marketing and Management and went on to complete a Masters in Sports Industry Management.

In 2017, Kasper continued to raise the bar, scoring her first WTS podium with bronze in Yokohama, one of eight top-10 finishes that season at the top level that included fourth place at the Grand Final in Rotterdam. Starting 2018 in style with victory in the New Plymouth World Cup, she then rose three more places to finish the WTS season fourth in the overall rankings, thanks to superb performances in Abu Dhabi, Bermuda and Hamburg.

Kasper is also a key member of the USA Mixed Triathlon squad, having helped the team to the 2016 World title and silver and bronze in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Recent Highlights:

- 5th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Gold Coast
- 5th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
- 4th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Bermuda
- 4th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
- 1st place at the 2018 ITU Triathlon World Cup New Plymouth

- 2016 Mixed Relay World Champion (USA)

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2020 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup
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2019 Miyazaki ITU Triathlon World Cup
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
31 Aug, 2019 - Elite Women - DNS
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
2019-08-29 - Elite Women - DNS
2019 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon
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2019 Groupe Copley World Triathlon Montreal
2019-06-28 - Elite Women - DNS
2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Gold Coast
2018-09-12 - Elite Women - 01:53:15
2018 ITU World Triathlon Montreal
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Given Name Kirsten
Family Name Kasper
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Year of Birth 1991
Residence Scottsdale, United States
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