Loretta Harrop

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Loretta Harrop
Medal record
Women's triathlon
Competitor for  Australia
Olympic Games
Silver 2004 Athens Women's race
ITU World Championships
Gold 1999 Montreal Elite women's race
Silver 2004 Madeira Elite women's race
ITU Triathlon World Cup
Gold 1999 Overall World Cup

Loretta ("Loz") Harrop (born 17 July 1975 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian triathlete.

As a teenager she attended Cavendish Road State High School along with her siblings and as of 2007 has a house named after her. Harrop house which will go by the colour red.

Harrop competed at the first Olympic triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She placed fifth with a total time of 2:01:42.82. Her split times were 19:37.98 for the swim, 1:05:40.70 for the cycling, and 0:36:24.14 for the run.[1]

Four years later, Harrop competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She was even more successful this time, winning a silver medal with the time of 2:04:50.17. The splits for that run were 18:37.00 for the swim, 1:09:05.00 for the cycling, and 37:08.00 for the run.

Harrop is married to Brad Jones who was a talented Australian rules player in the AFLQ (Queensland) competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Compendium: Official Australian Olympic Statistics 1896–2002. Australian Olympic Committee. p. 203. ISBN 0-7022-3425-7.