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Nicola Spirig

  • WTS Ranking: 52
  • Represents: {country} SUI
  • Year of birth: 1982
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Full Stats

Given NameNicola
Family NameSpirig
RepresentingSUI
Age35
Year of Birth1982
Place of BirthBülach
Place of ResidenceBachenbülach SUI
Height166 cm
ITU Debut1992
CoachBrett Sutton, before 15 years Sepp Spirig
HobbiesOther sports, going to the movies, reading
Other Sports CompetedSnowboarding, mountainbiking, hiking, mountaineering, crosscountry skiing
Hero-
Injuries- Stress reaction (not a fracture yet) on the leg, 2004 - Knee injury, 2005 - Inflammation of a rib, 2006 - Stress reaction, 2006 - Knee injury, 2008 - Broken hand, March 2016
Websitehttp://www.nicolaspirig.ch
WTS Starts20
WTS Wins4
WTS Podiums8
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Bio

Nicola started out with great success with becoming the Junior European and World Champion as well as winner of multiple ITU World Series and Half-Ironman-Races.

Her career has gone from strength to strength with Vice-World Champion and Team World Champion 2010, then becoming a five-times European Champion (2009,2010,2012, 2014 and 2015) as well as winning gold at the Ironman Cozumel 2014 and at the European Games 2015.

Nicola is an Olympic champion, after winning a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games and followed up with a silver medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Recent Highlights:

- 13th palce at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- 2nd place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games;
- 5th place at the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm; and
- Winner at the 2015 Geneva ETU Triathlon European Championships.

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