Mari Rabie

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  • Represents: {country} RSA
  • Year of birth: 1986
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Full Stats

Given NameMari
Family NameRabie
Year of Birth1986
Place of BirthCape Town
Place of ResidenceStellenbosch RSA
Height171 cm
ITU Debut2002
CoachDarren Smith
NicknameM, Rables
Other Sports CompetedRowing, Mountain biking, Sailing
HeroRodger Bannister
InjuriesStress fractures: Sept 2007, April 2008, April 2009,May 2010. Achilles September 2010, May-Dec 2011
WTS Starts15
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  After finishing in the top ten at four different World Junior Championships (02, 03, 04, and 05), Mari joined the elite ranks by competing in her first World Cup in 2005,the Commonwealth Games in 2006 and Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. In 2008 she also finished 3rd in the U23 World Championships becoming the first and only African to medal at a ITU Triathlon Elite World Championship. Mari won the very prestigious academic scholarship, a Rhodes Scholarship in 2010 to study at Oxford University. She completed her MSc in Applied Statistics in 2011 and MBA in 2013. Joined Darren Smith’s squad in December 2015 & works part-time as an Executive Assistant at South African investment giant, Remgro Limited.

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