Greg Bennett (triathlete)
2 January 1972 |
Sydney, New South Wales
|Residence||Boulder, Colorado, USA
Noosa, Queensland, AUS
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||69 kg (152 lb)|
|Now coaching||Laura Bennett|
Bennett has won six World Cup titles, as well as being ranked world number one triathlete in 2002 and 2003. Bennett competed at the second Olympic triathlon at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He placed fourth with a total time of 1:51:41.58.
Bennett won the world's richest ever Triathlon prize purse in 2007 by winning all 5 of the Life Time Fitness Grand Slam series events, which included the LTF Minneapolis Triathlon, Nautica New York Triathlon, Accenture Chicago Triathlon, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles and the Toyota USA Open Dallas Triathlon.
Bennett won the Life Time series for three consecutive years 2006, 2007 and 2008. In the process Greg won eleven of fifteen starts, he was second in one and third in the remaining three. Most recently Bennett placed second in the 2009 Life Time Fitness series even after being hit by a car in August 2009 at the completion of a training ride in his home town of Boulder, CO.
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- Carlson, Timothy (2 August 2009). "Greg Bennett 'lucky' in crash". slowtwitch.com. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
- "2008 Summer Olympics - Beijing, China - Results Triathlon - Women's - Individual". sportsillustrated.cnn.com. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
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