Vicky Holland - 2016 Olympic bronze medallist

Vicky Holland United Kingdom

Birthdate 12 January 1986
Height 162 cms / 64 inches
Weight 56 kgs / 125 lbls
Marital Status Single
Nationality British
Represents United Kingdom
Residence Gloucester
Started Triathlon 2007
Professional Since 2019
Personal Bests 2016 Olympic bronze medallist 2018 ITU Triathlon World Champion

2016 Olympic bronze medallist
2016 Olympic bronze medallist

Vicky Holland is the first British woman to capture an Olympic medal in triathlon, outsprinting compatriot Non Stanford for the bronze medal in a thrilling showdown at the Rio Olympics. She  is the 2018 World #1 after a stellar season that saw her win three World Triathlon Series races and take the podium in another two after spending the previous year recovering from injury.

 

Scouted by British Triathlon while at university in 2005, Vicky had previously been a nationally-ranked swimmer and runner. She was selected for her first Olympics in 2012 to support Helen Jenkins in London and also figured in Great Britain’s mixed relay world championship win that same year.

 

Her breakout as an individual athlete came in 2014 as she won a bronze at the Commonwealth Games alongside a mixed relay gold. Vicky really hit her stride in 2015, winning WTS Cape Town and Edmonton and taking third in the Rio test event and WTS Grand Final -- a prelude to her bronze medal-winning performance in Rio 2016.

 

Bahrain Endurance 13 is proud to support Vicky as she ramps up her campaign to qualify for Tokyo 2020.


Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2019 Apr 28
WTS Bermuda BM Bermuda, Bermuda
Vicky Holland 2016 Olympic bronze medallist
British
Finished 15th
2019 Mar 08
WTS Abu Dhabi AE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Vicky Holland 2016 Olympic bronze medallist
British
Finished 8th

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Gold and Silver relay medals for Gentle and Kanute

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Ashleigh Gentle and Ben Kanute helped bring gold and silver to Australia and the USA respectively at WTS Abu Dhabi in the Mixed Team Relay event. With team results counting toward qualifying for individual spots at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the two are that much closer to making the Olympic dream a reality.
2019 Mar 06
Olympic hopefuls line up in Abu Dhabi for season opener

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Bahrain Endurance 13 Team Olympic hopefuls head to Abu Dhabi for the start of the World Triathlon Series. Vicky Holland, Vincent Luis, Ashleigh Gentle, and Ben Kanute are set to compete across the sprint distance in the elite individual event, and are major contenders for selection into their nations’ respective mixed relay teams in the event’s debut in Abu Dhabi.

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