Gwen Jorgensen

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Gwen Jorgensen
Gwen Jorgensen winner in Stockholm 2013 -4.jpg
Gwen Jorgensen winner in 2013 ITU Triathlon World Championships in Stockholm and new leader of the World Cup.
Personal information
Full name Gwen Rosemary Jorgensen
Nationality American
Born (1986-04-25) April 25, 1986 (age 28)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Residence St. Paul, Minnesota
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 125 lb (57 kg)
Sport
Sport Triathlon
Turned pro 2010
Coached by Jamie Turner
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

Track and Field
mile: 4:39.43 i
3000 m: 9:10.12 i
5000 m: 15:52.19

10000 m: 33:38.38

Gwen Rosemary Jorgensen (born 25 April 1986 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is an American professional triathlete and a member of the 2012 Olympic Team. She has been named USA Triathlon's 2013 Olympic/ITU Female Athlete of the Year.[1] In 2010, she was selected as USA Triathlon's Rookie of the year following her silver medal at the World University Triathlon Championships in Spain.

At the World Championship Series triathlon in London 2011, Jorgensen placed 2nd and earned a spot on the 2012 US Olympic triathlon team.

Gwen Jorgensen attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she swam and ran for the Badgers. She earned her Master's in accounting and passed the CPA exam. She was formerly employed by Ernst & Young as a Tax Accountant, in Milwaukee.[2]

ITU competitions[edit]

Unless indicated otherwise, the following events are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and refer to the Elite category.[3]

DNF = Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USA Triathlon Announces Elite Triathletes of the Year for 2013". USA Triathlon. February 27, 2014. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ http://triathlon.competitor.com/2013/12/photos/photos-gwen-jorgensens-off-season_90522
  3. ^ "Gwen Jorgensen Results". International Triathlon Union. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 

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