Biography

Joao Pereira from Portugal, born in 1987, started participating in Triathlon in 2008 and immediately revealed great ability for the sport. In 2009 on the Gold Coast, he reached the podium for the 1st time getting a bronze in the Under 23 championship.

In 2014, he confirmed his skills entering to the Gold Group and performed an excellent season, managing to stay in 5th place of Olympic and World rankings, and was considered by the ITU as “Breakout of the Season”.

In 2016, Joao represented Portugal and secured 5th place at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and in 2017, Joao won two gold medals at Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships and Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships.

Recent Highlights

- 8th place at the 2017 Rotterdam World Triathlon Series Grand Final;
- Winner of the 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships;
- Winner of the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi;
- 10th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg;
- 5th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
02 Mar, 2018 - Elite Men - 00:59:42
DNF
2018 Cape Town ITU Triathlon World Cup
11 Feb, 2018 - Elite Men - DNF
DNF
2017 Melilla ETU Triathlon European Cup Final
08 Oct, 2017 - Elite Men - DNF
8
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
16 Sep, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:52:32
38
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
06 Aug, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:53:58
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2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
2018-03-02 - Elite Men - 00:59:42
8
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
2017-09-14 - Elite Men - 01:52:32
38
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
2017-08-05 - Elite Men - 01:53:58
DNF
2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
2017-07-28 - Elite Men - DNF
10
2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
2017-07-15 - Elite Men - 00:54:45
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2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
2016-08-18 - Elite Men - 01:45:52
8
2015 Baku European Games
2015-06-13 - Elite Men - 01:49:46
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Joao
Family Name Pereira
Representing POR
Year of Birth 1987
Place of Birth Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Residence Lisbon, Portugal
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Website http://www.joaopereiratri.com
Twitter @joao_pereira87
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14 Jul, 2018
2018 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
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