Bárbara Riveros

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Bárbara Riveros
Barbara Riveros Lausanne2011.jpg
Bárbara Riveros steadily surpassing all her competitors at Lausanne, 2011
Personal information
Birth name Bárbara Catalina Riveros Díaz
Born (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 30)
Santiago, Chile
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 46 kg (101 lb)
Sport
Country Chile
Sport Triathlon
Club Universidad de Chile
Bárbara Riveros at the Triathlon de Paris, 2011.
Barbara Riveros at the World Championship triathlon in Kitzbuhel, 2011.
Barbara Riveros winner of the Triathlon de Nice, 2011.

Bárbara Catalina Riveros Díaz (born 3 August 1987 in Santiago de Chile) is a Chilean professional triathlete, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympian, and currently (August 2011) she is the number two in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Rankings 2011, behind Helen Jenkins.[1]

In France, Bárbara Riveros takes part in the prestigious Club Championship Series Lyonnaise des Eaux. In 2011, Riveros represents Tri Val de Grey and won the opening triathlon in Nice (24 April 2011), and she placed third at the second Grand Prix triathlon in Dunkirk (22 May 2011) behind Andrea Hewitt and Emma Moffatt.

In Chile, Bárbara Riveros represents the Club Deportivo Universidad Católica and studies Nutrition at the Universidad de Chile.

Her coach was Jamie Turner up to 2010 when he was employed by the Australian NSWIS. Her present coach is Darren Smith. Bárbara Riveros' father, Agustín Riveros, is a physician and brought Bárbara into contact with sports in early childhood.

ITU Competitions[edit]

In the nine years from 2002 to 2010, Bárbara Riveros took part in 47 ITU events and achieved 27 top ten positions. Riveros started the season 2011 with four medals, among which the silver medal at the World Championship Series triathlon in Sydney and the gold medal at the World Cup triathlon in Ishigaki.

The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the ITU Athletes's Profile Page.[2] Unless indicated otherwise, the following events are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and refer to the Elite category.

Date Competition Place Rank
  2002-11-09   World Championships (Junior) Cancun 45
  2005-09-10   World Championships (Junior) Gamagori 9
  2006-01-07   Pan American Cup Viña del Mar 1
  2006-01-22   Pan American Cup La Paz 1
  2006-09-02   World Championships (Junior) Lausanne 41
  2006-11-19   ODESUR Games Buenos Aires 3
  2007-01-21   Pan American Cup La Paz 1
  2007-01-28   Pan American Cup Villarrica 3
  2007-03-17   Pan American Cup / South American Championships Salinas 3
  2007-03-25   Pan American Cup Lima 2
  2007-04-22   Pan American Cup Buenos Aires 2
  2007-05-12   Pan American Championships (U23) Ixtapa 1
  2007-05-12   Pan American Cup Ixtapa 5
  2007-06-10   BG World Cup Vancouver DNF
  2007-07-15   Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro 8
  2007-08-11   BG World Cup Tiszaújváros 50
  2007-08-30   BG World Championships (U23) Hamburg 17
  2007-11-04   BG World Cup Cancun DNF
  2008-01-06   Premium Pan American Cup Viña del Mar 2
  2008-01-13   Pan American Cup La Paz 2
  2008-03-14   Pan American Cup Salinas 2
  2008-04-06   Pan American Cup Lima 1
  2008-04-19   Pan American Championship Mazatlan 4
  2008-04-19   Pan American Championships (U23) Mazatlan 1
  2008-05-02   Pan American Cup Roatan 1
  2008-06-05   BG World Championships (U23) Vancouver 5
  2008-06-22   World Cup Hy-Vee 17
  2008-08-18   Olympic Games Beijing 25
  2009-03-01   Oceania Championships Gold Coast 3
  2009-03-29   World Cup Mooloolaba 16
  2009-04-05   Oceania Cup New Plymouth DNF
  2009-05-02   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Tongyeong 18
  2009-05-31   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 20
  2009-06-21   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Washington DC 16
  2009-06-27   Elite Cup Hy-Vee 11
  2009-07-25   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg 5
  2009-08-15   Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 40
  2009-09-09   Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final Gold Coast 35
  2010-03-26   ODESUR South American Games Guatape 1
  2010-03-26   ODESUR South American Games (Sprint) Guatape 1
  2010-04-11   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Sydney 1
  2010-05-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Seoul 2
  2010-06-05   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 6
  2010-06-12   Elite Cup Hy-Vee 13
  2010-07-24   Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 22
  2010-08-14   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbuhel 32
  2010-09-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final Budapest 21
  2011-01-15   Sprint Oceania Cup / Sprint Oceania Championships Devonport 2
  2011-03-26   World Cup Mooloolaba 3
  2011-04-09   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Sydney 2
  2011-04-17   World Cup Ishigaki 1
  2011-06-04   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 5
  2011-06-18   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbuhel 5
  2011-07-17   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg 5
  2011-08-06   Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 12
  2011-08-20   Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Sprint World Championships Lausanne 1

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bárbara Riveros Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-04-12. 
  2. ^ See http://archive.triathlon.org/zpg/zresults-ath-dtl.php?id=OTAy#. Retrieved 21 June 2011.

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