Elizabeth Baker B3

  • United States
  • Born: 1974
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 4
Starts
9
Podiums
8
Wins
5
Biography

At the age of 16, Elizabeth was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a juvenile form of macular degeneration, which led to the loss of her vision. This did not stop her determination and motivation to compete on a world scale. In 2003, Elizabeth went on to race in her first triathlon, a sprint, but unfortunately crashed three times. This did not stop her at all. She was more focused than ever. She is now ranked number four in the world and most recently took three gold medals in 2017. Elizabeth has pushed hard and at the age of 40, Elizabeth went on to completed her first IRONMAN, winning her division.

Recent Highlights

- 2nd place at the 2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- Winner of the 2017 USA Paratriathlon National Championships;
- Winner of the 2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- Winner of the 2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships; and
- 4th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.  

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Latest Athlete Results
2
2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series
28 Jul, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:16:00
1
2017 USA Paratriathlon National Championships
25 Jun, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:19:11
1
2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series
08 Apr, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:10:36
1
2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships
11 Mar, 2017 - PTVI Women - 01:09:19
4
2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games
10 Sep, 2016 - Women's PT5 - 01:14:34
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Elizabeth
Family Name Baker B3
Representing USA
Year of Birth 1974
Twitter @LizBaker920
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