Rachel Klamer is a Dutch professional triathlete and member of the National team. She placed third at the Junior World Championships in 2009.
Rachel entered the National and International stage in 2008 when she won both the National Triathlon Championships (Junior) in Aalsmeer and the Duathlon Championships (Junior) in Oss, placed 4th in the European Junior Cup at Holten, and, at the age of 17, also started to compete in the elite category, placing 10th in the British Corus Elite Series.
In 2009, she won the silver medal at the European Triathlon Championships in Holten (Junior) and the bronze medal at the Grand Final of the Dextro Energy World Championship Series (Junior).
At the age of 18, she took part in two Premium European Cups and achieved top placements among the world’s elite triathletes. In Alanya, she won the gold medal, and in Eilat she placed fifth. Rachel is also part of the Dutch running club LAAC Twente for which she won, together with her father Marcel and her mother Karin, a local German running competition in 2008, the year of her breakthrough, when she lived in Denekamp.
In 2015, she won the silver medal in the women’s triathlon event of the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Preparing for the Olympic Games in 2012, Rachel won the 3000m National Championships.
Since then, Rachel has had a number of great placements within the Triathlon Series, including the winner of the 2017 Holten ETU Sprint Triathlon Premium European Cup.
- 7th place at the 2017 Rotterdam World Triathlon Series Grand Final;
- Winner of the 2017 Holten ETU Sprint Triathlon Premium European Cup;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton;
- 10th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg;
- 5th place at the 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships;
- 20th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama; and
- 25th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast.
72017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam 14 Sep, 2017 - Elite Women - 02:02:09
62017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal 05 Aug, 2017 - Elite Women - 02:00:32
62017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton 28 Jul, 2017 - Elite Women - 01:02:14
102017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg 15 Jul, 2017 - Elite Women - 01:00:06
12017 Holten ETU Sprint Triathlon Premium European Cup 01 Jul, 2017 - Elite Women - 01:01:24
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