Aaron Royle

  • Australia
  • Born: 1990
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Rankings
ITU Triathlon Points List 21
World Triathlon Series Ranking 16
Regional Points List 19
Starts
79
Podiums
15
Wins
3
Biography

Aaron, nick-named “Bugs”, made his Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio Games after he secured Australia’s first Triathlon quota spot having finished 6th at the 2015 Rio Test Event. Aaron and training partner Ryan Bailie gave Australia its first dual top ten finishers in men’s triathlon history at Fort Copacabana after Aaron was the first Australian out of the water in the swim, ensuring he was well inside the top 10.

Aaron grew up in Newcastle and was drawn to the sport after his parents asked him to choose between swimming and running, instead he added a bike leg and fell in love with triathlon.

In his first year on the senior Triathlon Australia Team, in 2012, Aaron proved he was a force to be reckoned with after being crowned U23 World Champion.

Spending half his year in Wollongong, as part of the illustrious “Wollongong Wizards”, Aaron trains alongside fellow selected team member Ryan Bailie and two-time women’s World Champion Gwen Jorgensen. The 25-year-old spends the remaining of the year in the Wizards training base in Vitoria, Spain, and makes frequent appearances on the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit.

Recent Highlights

- 8th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm;
- 12th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal;
- 12th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Leeds;
- 16th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton;
- 25th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg; and
- 9th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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Latest Athlete Results
14
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
14 Sep, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:53:43
8
2017 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm
26 Aug, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:50:14
12
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
05 Aug, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:49:42
16
2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
28 Jul, 2017 - Elite Men - 00:56:07
25
2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
15 Jul, 2017 - Elite Men - 00:55:26
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14
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
2017-09-14 - Elite Men - 01:53:43
8
2017 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm
2017-08-26 - Elite Men - 01:50:14
12
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
2017-08-05 - Elite Men - 01:49:42
16
2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
2017-07-28 - Elite Men - 00:56:07
25
2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
2017-07-15 - Elite Men - 00:55:26
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9
2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
2016-08-18 - Elite Men - 01:46:42
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Aaron
Family Name Royle
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1990
Place of Birth Newcastle, Australia
Residence Australia
Coach Jamie Turner
Sponsors Giant, 2XU, Oakley, Endura, Shimano, Navy Health
Website http://aaronroyle.com/
Twitter @ARoyle90
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