- Born: 1987
|World Triathlon Championship Series Ranking||63|
|World Triathlon Individual Olympic Qualification Ranking||19|
|Continental Cup Ranking||6|
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.
- 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.
Latest Athlete Results
|13||11 Sep, 2022 - Elite Men - 01:53:01|
|4||27 Aug, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:18:14|
|7||14 Aug, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:20:17|
|6||12 Aug, 2022 - Elite Men - 01:41:49|
|7||24 Jul, 2022 - Elite Men - 01:47:57|
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Spain’s Mario Mola was billed as the “benchmark” in the men’s race at Mooloolaba on Saturday, and the No.1 ranked athlete on the start list didn’t disappoint with his second major…12 Mar, 2016
João Pereira (POR) topped the podium in Alanya with a classy performance in the Elite Men’s race to claim his first ITU World Cup win18 Oct, 2015
After making its World Cup debut to the ITU calendar just last year, Alanya returns for the second time to host 2015 Alanya ITU Triathlon World Cup.13 Oct, 2015
With six top 10 World Triathlon Series finishes, the men’s breakout star of the season, and today's best of 2014, goes to Joao Pereira.26 Dec, 2014
This week’s photo competition was as heated as the race it captured. It was a tough choice for fans with all of the men’s top players of the season stopped in time in both pictures.05 Dec, 2014
Athlete Fact Sheet
|Year of Birth||1987|
|Place of Birth||Caldas da Rainha, Portugal|
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