Biography

Originally from a running background, Jake was crowned Australian Junior Champion eleven times over middle-and-long distance events before making the transition to triathlon at the age of 17. A brilliant 2018 season saw him grab no fewer than five top-five finishes at the top level, including silver in Yokohama, and a memorable second place in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. In 2019, he recorded his first WTS victories after brilliant runs in Leeds and Hamburg twice saw him to the gold and end the year sixth in the overall ranking.

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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
31 Jul, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:17:52
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
29 Jul, 2022 - Elite Men - 00:51:06
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Hamburg
09 Jul, 2022 - Elite Men - 00:55:16
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2022 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships Montreal
26 Jun, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:22:16
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2022 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships Montreal
25 Jun, 2022 - Elite Men - 00:22:20
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Hamburg
2022-07-09 - Elite Men - 00:55:16
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2022 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships Montreal
2022-06-24 - Elite Men - 00:22:20
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
2022-06-11 - Elite Men - 00:54:33
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama
2022-05-14 - Elite Men - 01:45:15
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2021 World Triathlon Championship Finals Edmonton
2021-08-21 - Elite Men - 01:46:32
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
2021-07-26 - Elite Men - 01:46:32
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2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
2018-04-05 - Elite Men - 00:52:38
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Jacob
Family Name Birtwhistle
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1995
Residence Riverside, Australia
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