Maik Petzold

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  • Represents: Germany GER
  • Year of birth: 1978
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Full Stats

Given NameMaik
Family NamePetzold
Year of Birth1978
Place of BirthBautzen
Height183 cm
World Triathlon Debut1990
CoachWolfgang Thiel 2011/ 2012
NicknameMaiki & MP
Hobbiesreading books (prefer sports biographies, adventure books, crime thrillers, farce) dancing, cinema and a good food...a bit of coaching
Other Sports Competedclimbing, water polo, skiing, mountain biking, wrestling just for fun, smile
Heromy dad, Reinhard
Injuriesa bone oedema cost me eight weeks run training at the start of 2010 season
Race Starts93
Race Wins3
Race Podiums11
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My father was one of the first triathletes in the former eastern part of Germany. He won his first triathlon in 1984 in Leipzig and finished in 4th place (AG 40) on Hawaii in 1993. He was my first coach and mentor and we still train together from time to time. After my first triathlon 1990 it was my greatest desire to become professinal Triathlet. It all became true after three-month national army service ( oct-dec1997) i got sended to the army sports promoting group Mainz. In january 1998 i moved to the olympic Center to Saarbrücken, where i could train together with the best german short distance Triathlets. Since then i life my dream nearly every day, smile.

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