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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2022 World Triathlon Cup Karlovy Vary
11 Sep, 2022 - Elite Men - 01:53:01
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27 Aug, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:18:14
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14 Aug, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:20:17
2022 Europe Triathlon Championships Munich
12 Aug, 2022 - Elite Men - 01:41:49
2022 World Triathlon Cup Pontevedra
24 Jul, 2022 - Elite Men - 01:47:57
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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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