Felicity Abram

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Felicity Abram
Felicity Abram 1.jpg
Felicity Abram at the World Championship Series triathlon in Kitzbühel, 2010
Personal information
Nickname(s) Fliss, Flick, Flicka[1]
Born (1986-08-16) 16 August 1986 (age 30)
Brisbane, Queensland
Sport
Country Australia
Coached by Siri Lindley[1]
Felicity Abram placing 15th at the triathlon in Kitzbühel, 2010.

Felicity Abram (born 16 August 1986 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional triathlete.

Early life and education[edit]

Felicity Abram was born with her twin brother, Geoff, on 16 August 1986 in Brisbane, Queensland, to Louisa and Bill Abram.[2] She spent her early years outside on the family's 20,000-acre estate in Central Queensland.[1]

Later on, she moved to Brisbane to attend Brisbane Girls Grammar School, where she completed most of the course, before finishing at St Peters Lutheran College under athletic scholarship in 2003.[2][1]

She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[3]

Her twin brother, Geoff Abram, also became involved in sports, and was a professional Rugby player.[4]

Career[edit]

In 2003, at her very first ITU triathlon debut, Felicity Abram won the gold medal at the World Junior Championships, and in 2005, at the age of 18, she was admitted to the National Elite Team. After a year overshadowed by injuries, in 2008 she was the Number 1 in the ITU ranking, still the Australian triathlon federation did not appoint her as a member of the Olympic Team for Beijing. In the eight years from 2003 to 2010, Felicity Abram took part in 36 ITU competitions and achieved 20 top ten positions, among which 10 medals (3 gold medals).

ITU competitions[edit]

The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the Athlete's Profile Page.[5] Unless indicated otherwise the following events are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and belong to the Elite category.

Date Competition Place Rank
  2003-12-06   World Championships (Junior) Queenstown 1
  2004-02-21   OCA Oceania Championships Devonport 4
  2005-01-30   OTU Oceania Championships (U23) Sydney 1
  2005-04-16   World Cup Honolulu 8
  2005-05-01   World Cup Mooloolaba 6
  2005-07-31   World Cup Salford DNF
  2005-08-06   World Cup Hamburg 11
  2005-09-10   World Championships Gamagori 6
  2006-03-18   Commonwealth Games Triathlon Melbourne 14
  2006-07-23   BG World Cup Corner Brook 8
  2006-08-20   European Cup Geneva 1
  2006-09-02   World Championships Lausanne 3
  2006-09-09   BG World Cup Hamburg DNS
  2006-09-24   BG World Cup Beijing DNS
  2007-03-04   OTU Oceania Championships Geelong 6
  2007-03-25   BG World Cup Mooloolaba 23
  2007-06-17   BG World Cup Des Moines 11
  2007-06-24   BG World Cup Edmonton DNS
  2007-09-15   BG World Cup Beijing 10
  2008-03-01   Oceania Cup Gold Coast 2
  2008-03-30   BG World Cup Mooloolaba 12
  2008-04-06   BG World Cup New Plymouth 3
  2008-04-13   BG World Cup Ishigaki DNF
  2008-05-04   BG World Cup Richards Bay 2
  2008-05-25   BG World Cup Madrid 21
  2008-06-05   BG World Championships Vancouver 6
  2008-06-22   World Cup Hy-Vee 14
  2008-07-05   BG World Cup Hamburg 2
  2008-07-13   BG World Cup Tiszaújváros 2
  2008-07-20   BG World Cup Kitzbuhel DNS
  2008-09-27   BG World Cup Lorient 11
  2009-03-29   World Cup Mooloolaba 5
  2009-04-05   Oceania Cup New Plymouth DNF
  2010-04-11   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Sydney 11
  2010-05-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Seoul 27
  2010-07-17   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg 10
  2010-07-24   Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 23
  2010-08-15   Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbuhel 15
  2010-08-21   World Championships (Sprint) Lausanne 5
  2010-09-08   Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final Budapest 26

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Hi. I'm Felicity Abram.". Felicity Abram's official website. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Australian Team Media Guide - Barfoot and Thompson World Triathlon - Auckland 14-22 October 2012" (PDF). Triathlon Australia. p. 5. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Australian Institute of Sport Triathlon Achievements
  4. ^ "Geoff Abram". Queensland Reds. Archived from the original on 22 July 2008. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Felicity Abram, archive.triathlon.org, Retrieved 6 February 2011.

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