As a 13-year-old, Raphaël Montoya started competing in the triathlon. In June 2013 he became French junior champion on the Triathlon sprint distance (750 m swimming, 20 km cycling and 5 km of running). As a 17-year-old he finished fourth in the Junior World Championship in London.
In 2014 he was able to repeat the success of the previous year and became a Junior State Champion again. In August of the same year, he competed in the Canada Triathlon World Champion among the juniors (750 m swimming, 20.9 km cycling and 5.4 km of running).
Raphael has gone on to have a successful career with multiple podium finishes, most recently in 2017, he won the U23 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam followed by two silver medals, one at the Kitzbühel European Champion Triathlon and the other at the Madrid ITU Triathlon World Cup.
- 2nd place at the 2017 Melilla ETU Triathlon European Cup Final;
- Winner of the U23 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Madrid ITU Triathlon World Cup;
- 5th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal;
- 5th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton; and
- 11th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg.
112019 Banyoles ITU Triathlon World Cup 07 Sep, 2019 - Elite Men - 00:50:42
22019 Karlovy Vary ITU Triathlon World Cup 25 Aug, 2019 - Elite Men - 01:56:22
62019 Nur-Sultan ITU Triathlon World Cup 15 Jun, 2019 - Elite Men - 01:44:40
272019 Madrid ITU Triathlon World Cup 04 May, 2019 - Elite Men - 00:57:18
62019 Lievin ETU Indoor Triathlon European Cup 02 Mar, 2019 - Qualifier 4 Elite Men - 00:10:58