Participants

Jessica LEARMONTH

Jessica LEARMONTH
    Triathlon
Birth Date:  18 Apr 1988
Place of Birth:  LEEDS
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  29
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  168
Weight (Kg):  57

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
TRI Triathlon Women 2 Silver
Mixed Team Relay 2 Silver

Jessica LEARMONTH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 9:31
Gold Medal Event Women Final
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 13:01
Gold Medal Event Mixed Team Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationRaceRankTime
2017 Rotterdam, NED Individual - Women 3 2:00:57
2016 Cozumel, MEX Individual - Women 30 2:02:55

Nickname: "Mum and dad call me Jeck, which is a bit weird." (YouTube.com/britishtriathlon, 21 Jun 2016)
Coach

PERSONAL: Ray BUTTERS (teamengland.org, 16 Mar 2018)


Other sports

Won a swimming national championships freestyle medal while competing for City of Leeds Swimming Club. The Leeds United fan formally played golf at Wetherby Golf Club and football for Leeds United Ladies Academy, before switching to triathlon in 2011.  (britishtriathlon.org, 16 Mar 2018)


Reason: “I did my first run in 2011, so I’m a latecomer. My dad used to do triathlons in the 1980s." (teamengland.org, 25 Aug 2017)
Ambition: “I had aims and targets for 2017, but I definitely exceeded those. I expected to be able to perform at those levels at some point, but it came quicker than I expected.? (tri247.com, 6 Feb 2018)
Memorable: "Every time you win something you gain an enormous sense of motivation. It can be really addictive." (onedaycreative.com, 10 Jun 2016)
Hero: "My dad used to compete in triathlons and watching him from a young age inspired me." (onedaycreative.com, 10 Jun 2016)
Influence: "A friend had a motorbike accident and the way she was determined to get better inspired me." (YouTube.com/britishtriathlon, 21 Jun 2016)
Additional information

BREAKOUT STAR
Selected as the 'Best of 2017 - Female Breakout Star' by the International Triathlon Union. (triathlon.org, 16 Mar 2018)



EUROPE'S BEST
Female Athlete of the Year at the European Triathlon Union awards. (Twitter, 11 Mar 2018)



BEST RESULTS
Won first major international title in June 2017 at the European Triathlon Union European Championships in Kitzbuhel (AUT), and finished in third place at the International Triathlon Union World Grand Final race in Rotterdam (NED). (britishtriathlon.org, 16 Mar 2018)


SWIMMING SUPERSTAR
In 2017, was swim leader in four out of the five races she competed in - also scored the fastest swim pace of the season at the World Triathlon Series in Leeds. (triathlon.org, 16 Mar 2018)


MOVING ON
Quit her job as a personal trainer to take up triathlon full-time in 2015. (teamengland.org, 25 Aug 2017)


ELITE
Training partners include fellow Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games participants and Olympians, Vicky HOLLAND and Non STANFORD. (yorkshirepost.co.uk, 11 Jan 2017) 


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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