Rachel Klamer

  • Netherlands
  • Born: 1990
Biography

Rachel Klamer is a Dutch professional triathlete and member of the National team. She placed third at the Junior World Championships in 2009.

Rachel entered the National and International stage in 2008 when she won both the National Triathlon Championships (Junior) in Aalsmeer and the Duathlon Championships (Junior) in Oss, placed 4th in the European Junior Cup at Holten, and, at the age of 17, also started to compete in the elite category, placing 10th in the British Corus Elite Series.

In 2009, she won the silver medal at the European Triathlon Championships in Holten (Junior) and the bronze medal at the Grand Final of the Dextro Energy World Championship Series (Junior).

At the age of 18, she took part in two Premium European Cups and achieved top placements among the world’s elite triathletes. In Alanya, she won the gold medal, and in Eilat she placed fifth. Rachel is also part of the Dutch running club LAAC Twente for which she won, together with her father Marcel and her mother Karin, a local German running competition in 2008, the year of her breakthrough, when she lived in Denekamp.

In 2015, she won the silver medal in the women’s triathlon event of the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Preparing for the Olympic Games in 2012, Rachel won the 3000m National Championships.

Since then, Rachel has had a number of great placements within the Triathlon Series, including the winner of the 2017 Holten ETU Sprint Triathlon Premium European Cup.

Recent Highlights

- 7th place at the 2017 Rotterdam World Triathlon Series Grand Final;
- Winner of the 2017 Holten ETU Sprint Triathlon Premium European Cup;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton;
- 10th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg;
- 5th place at the 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships;
- 20th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama; and
- 25th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast.

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Latest Athlete Results
DNF
2018 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
12 May, 2018 - Elite Women - DNF
12
2018 ITU World Triathlon Bermuda
28 Apr, 2018 - Elite Women - 02:07:40
1
2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
02 Mar, 2018 - Elite Women - 01:00:43
6
2018 Cape Town ITU Triathlon World Cup
11 Feb, 2018 - Elite Women - 00:59:44
7
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
16 Sep, 2017 - Elite Women - 02:02:09
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DNF
2018 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
2018-05-12 - Elite Women - DNF
12
2018 ITU World Triathlon Bermuda
2018-04-28 - Elite Women - 02:07:40
1
2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
2018-03-02 - Elite Women - 01:00:43
7
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
2017-09-14 - Elite Women - 02:02:09
6
2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal
2017-08-05 - Elite Women - 02:00:32
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10
2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
2016-08-18 - Elite Women - 01:58:55
2
2015 Baku European Games
2015-06-13 - Elite Women - 02:01:44
36
2012 London Olympic Games
2012-08-04 - Elite Women - 02:04:59
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Rachel
Family Name Klamer
Representing NED
Year of Birth 1990
Place of Birth Zimbabwe
Residence Beuningen, Netherlands
Coach Louis Delahaije Jordi Meulenberg
Sponsors Shimano, Pearl Izumi, Koga bikes, Oakley
Website http://www.rachelklamer.com
Twitter @rachelklamer
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10 Jun, 2018
2018 ITU World Triathlon Leeds
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