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|DOB||25 Feb 1995 (age 19)|
Sophie is a member of the British Triathlon World Class Podium Potential Squad. She is orginally from Gravesend, Kent but now lives in Keyworth, Nottingham, where she is a member of Charnwood Athletics Club and Nottingham Leander Swimming Club (of which Rebecca Adlington is also a member). Shis is now coached full time by British Triathlon coach, Adam Elliott, and a member of the UK Sport Lottery Funded World Class Performance Squad.
Sophie competed at the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand in October 2012, where she finished 15th as a 17 year-old. She also finished 4th at the ETU Triathlon European Championships in Eilat in April 2012.
- Bronze - Australian Youth Olympic Festival, Mixed Team Relay, Sydney 2013
- Silver - Tours ETU Youth Triathlon European Championships girls relay 2011
Height: 167 cm
Education: South Wolds Community School.
What are your plans for the future?
I am staying at school for A Levels. My plan is to go to university – and ultimately to be a full time triathlete.
Who do you look up to in triathlon?
Emma Snowsill for her incredibly quick 10k off the bike.
What is your best strength in triathlon?
The run; you can be way back in the field and still finish well if you have a good run.
How did you get into triathlon?
I got into triathlon aged eight when my mum entered me into a local event in Clifton (Nottingham).
What is your ultimate goal in triathlon?
I would like to represent GB in the ITU World Series Events, the Commonwealth Games and the Olympics.
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Sophie Coldwell Latest ITU events...
- 29th Aug 20142014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton4th
- 29th Aug 20142014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton1st
- 19th Jul 20142014 Geneva ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup1st
- 20th Jun 20142014 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships6th
- 11th Sep 20132013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London27th
- 31st Aug 20132013 Eton Dorney ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup3rd
- 10th Aug 20132013 Tiszaujvaros ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup5th
- 10th Aug 20132013 Tiszaujvaros ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup2nd
- 13th Jul 20132013 GBR Triathlon National Championships3rd
- 13th Jul 20132013 GBR Triathlon Junior National Championships1st
- 18th Jan 20132013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival8th
- 18th Jan 20132013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival3rd
- 20th Oct 20122012 Barfoot&Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland15th
- 1st Sep 20122012 Aguilas ETU Triathlon U23 and Youth European Championships3rd
- 29th Jul 20122012 Tabor ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup3rd
- 20th Apr 20122012 Eilat ETU Triathlon European Championships4th
- 1st Apr 20122012 Quarteira ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup4th
- 13th Aug 20112011 Tiszaujvaros ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup3rd
- 13th Aug 20112011 Tiszaujvaros ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup1st
Sophie Coldwell Latest News...
2014Great Britain ends ITU World Championships with relay gold
2014Coldwell finishes fourth at junior world championships
2014World number 1, Gwen Jorgensen wins Tri Liverpool
2014Sophie Coldwell storms to victory in Geneva
2013Taylor Brown and Coldwell complete impressive GB one-two in Tiszaujvaros
2012Talented youngsters become British Triathlon Youth and Junior Super Series champions
2011British Triathlon confirms World Class programme for Olympic year
2011Young triathletes get world-class experience
2011North East claim British Triathlon Inter Regional Championships
2011GE Great Britain team secures youth gold and silver