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Joao Pereira

  • WTS Ranking: 33
  • Represents: {country} POR
  • Year of birth: 1987
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Given NameJoao
Family NamePereira
RepresentingPOR
Age31
Year of Birth1987
Place of BirthCaldas da Rainha, Portugal
Place of ResidenceLisbon POR
Height186 cm
ITU Debut2008
Websitehttp://www.joaopereiratri.com
Twitter@joao_pereira87
FacebookFacebook
WTS Starts54
WTS Podiums3
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Bio

Joao Pereira from Portugal, born in 1987, started participating in Triathlon in 2008 and immediately revealed great ability for the sport. In 2009 on the Gold Coast, he reached the podium for the 1st time getting a bronze in the Under 23 championship.

In 2014, he confirmed his skills entering to the Gold Group and performed an excellent season, managing to stay in 5th place of Olympic and World rankings, and was considered by the ITU as “Breakout of the Season”.

In 2016, Joao represented Portugal and secured 5th place at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and in 2017, Joao won two gold medals at Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships and Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships.

Recent Highlights

- 8th place at the 2017 Rotterdam World Triathlon Series Grand Final;
- Winner of the 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships;
- Winner of the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi;
- 10th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg;
- 5th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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