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European Junior Champion 2012 & 2013

Georgia Taylor Brown
Name Georgia Taylor Brown
Sex Female
DOB 15 Mar 1994 (age 22)
Hometown Manchester
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Georgia is a member of the UK Sport Lottery Funded World Class Squad. Orignally based in Manchester, she moved to Leeds in 2012 to read for a degree in Sports and Exercise Science at Leeds Metropolitan University and train with the Performance Squad.

She is a double European Junior Triathlon Champion having won in 2012 and 2013. She also won the ITU Junior Duathlon World title in 2012. She had previously won two silver meadals at the ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup events in 2011. In Hyde Park in 2013 she claimed world junior silver. She also won an IAAF athletics bronze with the Great Britain and Northern Ireland relay team at the world cross country championships.

Georgia won the British Triathlon Female Elite Junior Triathlete of the Year award in 2012 and 2013. 

Major results:

Gold: ETU Triathlon European Junior Championships, Alanya, 2013
Gold: ETU Triathlon European Junior Championships, Eilat 2012
Gold: ITU Duathlon World Junior Championships, Nancy, France, 2012
Bronze: Australian Youth Olympic Festival, Sydney, 2013
Bronze: IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2013 (team race)

Education: Ashton Sixth Form College, Leeds Metropolitan University

Do you come from a sporty family?

Yes, my dad (Darryl Taylor) used to represent England for 800m. His PB was 1min 48secs. My mum used to swim at regional and national level and ran for Sale Harriers. She is the reason I started swimming so young.

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How did you get into triathlon?

I always wanted to do triathlon since I was in primary school. I have been swimming since I was about five and my parents are interested in running and swimming. I only started running when I was 12/13yrs old when I was picked to run for my school. I then progressed from there, representing my local area and then moving on to run for Greater Manchester in cross country.

Having progressed substantially in both running and swimming I was advised to choose one specific sport to focus my efforts on. Not wanting to do this I looked into triathlon and had a trial for the British Triathlon Olympic Development Squad which I got on to. Soon after starting cycling I was hooked and have just progressed from there.

What is your ultimate goal in triathlon and beyond?

My ultimate goal for triathlon is to make it to the Olympics and win!

Follow Georgia on Twitter @georgietb.

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