|Full name||Gwen Rosemary Jorgensen|
April 25, 1986 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg)|
Gwen Rosemary Jorgensen (born 25 April 1986 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is an American professional triathlete and a member of the 2012 Olympic Team.
It was not until 2010 that Gwen Jorgensen turned to triathlon. At the World University Triathlon Championships in Spain she won the silver medal and was elected USA Triathlon Rookie of the year.
At the World Championship Series triathlon in London 2011, Gwen Jorgensen placed 2nd and thus 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 is employed by Ernst & Young as a Tax Accountant, in Milwaukee where she is also a resident.
The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the ITU Athletes's Profile Page. Unless indicated otherwise, the following events are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and refer to the Elite category.
|2010-05-28||FISU 10th World University Triathlon Championships||Valencia||2|
|2010-06-26||Pan American Cup||Coteau-du-Lac||5|
|2010-07-10||Pan American Cup||San Francisco||3|
|2010-08-20||Premium Pan American Cup||Kelowna||5|
|2010-09-03||Duathlon World Championships||Edinburgh||13|
|2010-09-25||Premium Pan American Cup||Tuscaloosa||8|
|2010-10-17||Pan American Championships||Puerto Vallarta||2|
|2011-03-05||Sprint Pan American Cup||Clermont||3|
|2011-04-09||Pan American Cup||Mazatlan||5|
|2011-06-04||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||Madrid||DNF|
|2011-07-16||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||Hamburg||27|
|2011-08-06||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||London||2|
|2011-08-20||Sprint World Championships||Lausanne|
Her mom and sister both teach at Arrowhead Union High School in Hartland, Wisconsin.
- See http://archive.triathlon.org/zpg/zresults-ath-dtl.php?id=MzIwMzI=#. Retrieved 16 August 2011.