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|DOB||25 Feb 1995 (age 18)|
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 coached by British Triathlon coach, Adam Elliott, and does many of her sessions with the Loughborough based 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...
- 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...
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
2011Young triathletes ready for European Youth Triathlon Relay Championships
2011Harris wins Silver in Hungarian Heat
2011Stars of the future prepare to race in Hyde Park
2011Triathletes announced for European Youth Relay Championships
201112,000 children take part in Tata Kids of Steel triathlons