Kerry Lang

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Kerry Lang at the French Grand Prix (Lyonnaise des Eaux) triathlon in Tours, 2011.
Kerry Lang at the World Championship Series triathlon in Kitzbühel, 2011.
Kerry Lang at the World Championship Series triathlon in Kitzbühel, 2010.

Kerry Lang (born 24 January 1976 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a British professional triathlete, Scottish Duathlon Champion and British Triathlon Vice Champion of the year 2009, and Scottish Road Race (Bike) Champion of the years 2007 and 2008. She has represented Great Britain in the World Championship Series since 2009 and she represented Great Britain in the Series' precursor, the BG World Cup, in 2007 and 2008.

Sports career[edit]

Kerry Lang started her ITU career in 2004, when she won her first European Cup medal. In the seven years from 2004 to 2010, Lang took part in 39 ITU competitions and achieved 8 top ten positions. In the World Championship Series Ranking2011, Lang fell back to the 63rd position (August 2011) because she did not finish two races.

Kerry Lang also takes part in non ITU events, in 2011, for instance, she won the 15th International Lanzarote Duathlon (22 January 2011).

In France, Lang has represented the club Poissy at the prestigious Club Championship Series Lyonnaise des Eaux since 2008. In 2010 she placed 12th and 14th in Beauvais and Paris respectively. In 2011, she took part in the Grand Prix triathlon at Tours (28 August 2011), for this race, however, there is no individual ranking.

Kerry Lang holds a degree from the University of Edinburgh Medical School (MBChB, 1998) and from the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS, Glasgow 2001). She works in the ear, nose and throat department of Glasgow's Southern General Hospital. Kerry Lang lives in Elderslie. Her coach is Marc Jenkins, the husband of the Welsh triathlete Helen Jenkins.

ITU Competitions[edit]

The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the ITU Athletes's Profile Page.[1] Unless indicated otherwise, the following events are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and refer to the Elite category.

Date Competition Place Rank
  2004-03-06   Pan American Cup Roatan 20
  2004-07-10   European Cup Echternach 10
  2004-08-14   European Cup Lough Neagh 3
  2005-04-24   World Cup Mazatlan 9
  2005-05-15   World Cup Ishigaki 13
  2005-08-06   World Cup Hamburg DNF
  2005-08-14   World Cup Tiszaújváros 11
  2005-09-17   OSIM World Cup Beijing 24
  2006-02-19   Oceania Cup Hobart DNF
  2006-03-18   Commonwealth Games Melbourne 18
  2006-03-26   World Cup Mooloolaba 17
  2006-05-07   World Cup Mazatlan 17
  2007-07-01   Asian Cup Shichigahama 2
  2007-07-29   BG World Cup Salford 22
  2007-08-11   BG World Cup Tiszaújváros DNF
  2007-08-30   BG World Championships Hamburg 50
  2007-10-07   BG World Cup Rhodes 15
  2007-11-04   BG World Cup Cancun 8
  2007-12-01   BG World Cup Eilat DNF
  2008-02-23   African Cup Bloemfontein 2
  2008-03-30   BG World Cup Mooloolaba 17
  2008-04-06   BG World Cup New Plymouth 18
  2008-04-13   BG World Cup Ishigaki 11
  2008-05-04   BG World Cup Richards Bay 25
  2008-05-10   European Championships Lisbon 17
  2008-05-25   BG World Cup Madrid 15
  2008-06-05   BG World Championships Vancouver 30
  2008-09-27   BG World Cup Lorient DNS
  2009-05-02   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Tongyeong 33
  2009-06-21   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Washington DC 21
  2009-06-27   Elite Cup Hy-Vee 22
  2009-07-11   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbühel 28
  2009-08-15   Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 25
  2009-09-09   Dextro Energy World Championship Series: Grand Final Gold Coast 21
  2010-05-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Seoul 26
  2010-06-05   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 37
  2010-07-10   World Cup Holten 7
  2010-08-14   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbühel 28
  2010-09-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series: Grand Final Budapest 33
  2010-10-10   World Cup Huatulco 7
  2011-03-05   Sprint Pan American Cup Clermont 6
  2011-03-26   World Cup Mooloolaba 10
  2011-04-09   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Sydney 36
  2011-04-17   World Cup Ishigaki 37
  2011-06-18   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbühel DNF
  2011-07-09   Premium European Cup Holten 3
  2011-07-16   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg DNF
  2011-07-31   Premium European Cup Banyoles 8
  2011-08-06   Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 52
  2011-08-14   World Cup Tiszaújváros 15

DNF = did not finish · DNS = did not start · BG = the sponsor British Gas

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ See http://archive.triathlon.org/zpg/zresults-ath-dtl.php?id=OTg3#. Retrieved 30 August 2011.