Javier Gomez Noya

  • Spain
  • Born: 1983
Continental Cup Ranking 427

Javier Gómez was born in Basel, Switzerland, in 1983 but moved to Spain aged just three months, relocating to Pontevedra to pursue his sporting career having taken up triathlon at the age of 15.

His early races displayed a remarkable ability over all three disciplines, and he underlined his reputation as a name to watch by taking the U23 World title.

In 2008, Gomez landed his first Elite World title in Vancouver, following it up two years later with overall victory in the new-look World Championship Series.

At the London Summer Olympics in 2012, Gómez took the silver medal after finishing 11 seconds behind Britain’s Alistair Brownlee. Following the Olympic Games, Gómez won the Hy-Vee Triathlon and a month later, in his first ever cross triathlon race, won the 2012 XTERRA World Championship.

In 2013, Gómez kick-started a remarkable run of success that saw him become the first athlete in history to win a hat-trick of world titles in succession.

In 2019, the Spanish superstar returned to ITU and World Triathlon Series racing, with his sights on a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Finishing second in his first WTS race back in Bermuda, Gomez scored five top 10 finishes to close the season third in the overall rankings and underline his ability to compete at the very top of the sport.

Career Highlights:
- ITU Long Distance World Champion 2019
- ITU World Champion 2015
- ITU World Champion 2014
- ITU World Champion 2013
- ITU World Champion 2010
- ITU World Champion 2008
- London 2012 Olympic silver medallist

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
26 Jul, 2021 - Elite Men - 01:47:46
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2020 Barcelona ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup
25 Oct, 2020 - Elite Men - 00:54:06
2020 ESP Middle Distance Triathlon National Championships
26 Sep, 2020 - Elite Men - 03:37:25
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
31 Aug, 2019 - Elite Men - 01:52:14
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
2019-08-29 - Elite Men - 01:52:14
2019 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
2019-07-20 - Elite Men - DNF
2019 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon
2019-07-06 - Elite Men - 00:55:34
2019 Groupe Copley World Triathlon Montreal
2019-06-28 - Elite Men - 00:54:24
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
2021-07-26 - Elite Men - 01:47:46
London 2012 Olympic Games
2012-08-04 - Elite Men - 01:46:36
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
2008-08-18 - Elite Men - 01:49:13
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Given Name Javier
Family Name Gomez Noya
Representing ESP
Year of Birth 1983
Place of Birth Basel (Switzerland)
Residence Pontevedra and Ferrol, Spain
Coach Carlos David Prieto
Sponsors Specialized, ROKA, Multipower, Oakley, Mizuno, Sram, Quarq.
Hobbies Playing Guitar, Reading, Bodysurfing & Traveling.
Website https://www.javiergomeznoya.com/
Twitter @Jgomeznoya
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World Triathlon Athlete ID 5695
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