Magali Messmer

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Olympic medalist
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di Marco at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Women's Triathlon
Bronze 2000 Sydney Individual
Magali Di Marco Messmer after having been involved in a mass bike crash at the World Championship Series triathlon in Madrid.

Magali Di Marco Messmer (born 9 September 1971 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland), is one of the most seasoned professional elite triathletes and part of the Swiss National Team since 1995. She took part in two Olympic Games, placing 3rd in Sydney (2000) and 13th in Beijing (2008). She lives in Troistorrents in Valais.

Magali Di Marco Messmer started her triathlon career in 1995 when she had already retired from swimming, and she won the Swiss Championships in the very first year of her new triathlon career. In 2000, she crowned her efforts by winning the bronze medal at the Olympics in Sydney, whereupon she retired temporarily from triathlon. Living in Monthey together with her husband and working as a manager in an insurance company, she dedicated herself to family life and gave birth to her son Eliah on 2 November 2001. At the end of the year 2004, however, Magali Di Marco hd her comeback to triathlon and in 2005 she achieved several World Cup top ten positions. At the Olympics in Beijing in 2008 she placed 13th and in the World Championship Rankings of the year 2009 she was the number 8 among 106 female elite triathletes,[1] so for more than 15 years Magali Di Marco Messmer has now been a match for the best elite triathletes of the world.

In the 15 years from 1995 to 2009 Magali Di Marco Messmer took part in 73 ITU competitions and achieved 43 top ten positions. In France, Magali Di Marco represents the Triathlon Club Châteauroux in the prestigious Club Championship Series Lyonnaise des Eaux. At the first triathlon of this French circuit in Dunkirk (23 May 2010) she placed 5th and was the best triathlete of her club, at the second triathlon in Beauvais (13 June 2010) she placed 6th and was again among the three athlètes classants l'equipe, and in Paris (18 July 2010) she also achieved an overall top ten position placing ninth and being again the best of the female Châteuroux triathletes.

ITU and ETU Competitions from 1995 to 2010[edit]

All the following competitions are triathlons and belong to the Elite category. The list is based upon the official ITU Profile Page.[2]

Date Competition Place Rank
1995-07-30 European Championships Stockholm 17
1995-11-12 World Championships Cancun 26
1996-06-10 World Cup Paris 8
1996-07-07 European Championships Szombathely 10
1996-08-24 World Championships Cleveland 11
1997-04-13 World Cup Ishigaki 9
1997-06-29 World Cup Monte Carlo (Monaco) 7
1997-07-05 European Championships Vuokatti 4
1997-07-26 World Cup Stockholm 8
1997-08-15 World Cup Embrun 2
1997-10-26 World Cup Sydney 17
1997-11-16 World Championships Perth 10
1998-06-21 World Cup Zurich 2
1998-08-30 World Championships Lausanne 40
1998-11-01 World Cup Auckland 5
1998-11-08 World Cup Noosa 9
1999-04-11 World Cup Ishigaki 12
1999-04-18 World Cup Gamagori 8
1999-06-13 World Cup Kapelle op den Bos 8
1999-06-20 World Cup Monte Carlo (Monaco) 1
1999-07-03 European Championships Funchal 2
1999-08-29 World Cup Lausanne 4
1999-09-12 World Championships Montreal 18
2000-03-26 World Cup Rio de Janeiro 5
2000-04-16 World Cup Sydney 3
2000-04-30 World Championships Perth 12
2000-07-08 European Championships Stein 2
2000-08-12 World Cup Lausanne 7
2000-09-16 Olympic Games Sydney 3
2004-10-31 World Cup Cancun 11
2004-11-07 World Cup Rio de Janeiro 5
2005-04-24 World Cup Mazatlan 4
2005-06-05 World Cup Madrid 6
2005-07-31 World Cup Salford 8
2005-08-06 World Cup Hamburg 15
2005-08-20 European Championships Lausanne 13
2005-09-10 World Championships Gamagori 21
2005-09-17 OSIM World Cup Beijing DNF
2006-04-16 World Cup Ishigaki 11
2006-05-21 Premium European Cup Sanremo 1
2006-06-04 BG World Cup Madrid 20
2006-06-23 European Championships Autun 16
2006-07-23 BG World Cup Corner Brook 10
2006-07-30 World Cup Salford 6
2006-08-20 European Cup Geneva 2
2006-09-02 World Championships Lausanne 11
2006-09-24 BG World Cup Beijing 14
2006-11-05 BG World Cup Cancun 37
2007-04-15 BG World Cup Ishigaki 13
2007-05-06 BG World Cup Lisbon 6
2007-05-13 BG World Cup Richards Bay 2
2007-06-17 BG World Cup Des Moines DNF
2007-06-24 BG World Cup Edmonton 4
2007-07-22 BG World Cup Kitzbühel 14
2007-08-19 European Cup Geneva 1
2007-08-30 BG World Championships Hamburg 7
2007-09-15 BG World Cup Beijing 21
2008-05-04 BG World Cup Richards Bay 3
2008-05-10 European Championships Lisbon 15
2008-07-05 BG World Cup Hamburg 7
2008-07-20 BG World Cup Kitzbühel 7
2008-08-18 Olympic Games Beijing 13
2008-09-27 BG World Cup Lorient 7
2009-05-02 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Tongyeong 7
2009-05-31 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 6
2009-06-21 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Washington DC 19
2009-06-27 Elite Cup Hy-Vee 4
2009-07-11 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbühel 13
2009-07-25 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg 13
2009-08-15 Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 13
2009-09-09 Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final Gold Coast 7
2010-06-05 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid DNF
2010-07-03 European Championships Athlone 6

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

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ See http://www.triathlon.org/results/rankings_2009. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
  2. ^ See http://archive.triathlon.org/zpg/zresults-ath-dtl.php?id=MjU2. Retrieved 11 August 2010.