Daniela Ryf

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Daniela Ryf
Daniela Ryf 2015 Ironman European Championship Frankfurt.jpeg
Daniela Ryf at Ironman Germany in 2015
Personal information
Nickname(s) Angry Bird[1]
Born (1987-05-29) 29 May 1987 (age 29)
Residence Feldbrunnen, Switzerland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)[2]
Sport
Country Switzerland
Sport Triathlon
Turned pro 2007
Coached by Brett Sutton

Daniela Ryf (born 29 May 1987) is a Swiss triathlete. She is the 2016 and 2015 Ironman World Champion as well as the 2014 and 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Champion.[3][4][5]

Ryf represented Switzerland 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics in triathlon, placing 7th and 40th in those competitions.[6] In 2010, Ryf placed third in the inaugural 2010 ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bennett, Holly (23 January 2015). "ProFile: Daniela Ryf". Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Krabel, Herbert (28 October 2014). "Kona 14 Top 15 women - run". Slowtwitch.com. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Hitches, Liz (10 October 2015). "Women's Report: Daniela Ryf Dominant At Ironman World Championship". Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Carlson, Tim (7 September 2014). "Gomez, Ryf shine in Mt Tremblant". Slowtwitch.com. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Hitchen, Liz (30 August 2015). "Jan Frodeno, Daniela Ryf Claim Ironman 70.3 World Titles". Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Daniel Ryf". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Norden Takes Inagural Sprint World Title". International Triathlon Union. 21 August 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Dominique Gisin
Swiss Sportswoman of the Year
2015
Succeeded by
Lara Gut