Courtney Atkinson

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Courtney Atkinson
Courtney Atkinson 1 - Craig Franklin.jpg
Personal information
Born (1979-08-15) 15 August 1979 (age 37)
Residence Gold Coast, Australia
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Country Australia

Courtney Atkinson (born 15 August 1979) is a professional Australian triathlete born in Mackay, Queensland.

Atkinson was a member of Australia's 2008 Olympic triathlon team, where he finished 11th in men's triathlon,[1] and the 2012 Olympic triathlon team[2] where he placed 18th.[3] Additionally in his career Atkinson won the Men's International Triathlon Union (ITU) 2009 World Cup races in Mooloolaba and Ishigaki[4] and had won four consecutive Australian Junior Triathlon Championships from 1996 to 1999. In 2002, 2003 and 2004 he was Australia’s Triathlete of the Year.[1]

Atkinson moved to the 70.3 IRONMAN distance in 2013 and won his first event in Cairns [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Courtney Atkinson". Red Bull Australia. Retrieved 23 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Triathlon Australia Olympic Selection". Triathlon Australia. 4 June 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Courtney Atkinson". Sports Reference. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Triathlon Achievements". Australian Institute of Sport. Archived from the original on 23 September 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2010. 
  5. ^ http://firstoffthebike.com/races/atkinson-takes-ironman-70-3-cairns/

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