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Jonathan Wyatt

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Jonathan Wyatt
Jonathan Wyatt was interviewed by ICRT at 2010 Taipei 101 Run Up.
Personal information
Full nameJonathan Craig Wyatt
Born (1972-12-20) 20 December 1972 (age 51)
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
SpouseItaly Antonella Confortola
Country New Zealand
Mountain running
Trail running
Snowshoe running
Achievements and titles
World finals7 Mountain Running World Cup
  • 1999
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2008
Medal record
Mountain running
World Championships
Winner 1998 Dimitile Long race
Winner 2000 Bergen Long race
Winner 2002 Innsbruck Long race
Winner 2004 Sauze d'Ouix Long race
Winner 2005 Wellington Long race
Runner-up 2006 Bursa Long race
Winner 2008 Crans-Montana Long race
Snowshoe running
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Vancouver Overall

Jonathan Craig Wyatt (born 20 December 1972) is a New Zealand runner. He is a six-time world mountain running champion and an eight-time winner of the world mountain running grand prix series.

Running career[edit]

Wyatt competed in the men's 5,000 metres at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, reaching the final, and finished sixth in the men's marathon race at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. He is a two-time Olympian, competing at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the 5,000 metres and at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the marathon.[1] He holds the New Zealand national record in the 5K at 13:46, and is the former national record holder for the 10K and half marathon.

Wyatt is a five-time winner of the Red Bull Dolomitenmann race.


Wyatt works for athletic brand La Sportiva. He became president of the World Mountain Running Association council in 2017.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Wyatt is married to Italian sky runner and cross-country skier Antonella Confortola.[3] They live in northern Italy with their daughter.[4]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  New Zealand
1994 Athletics at the Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 6th Men's 5000m final 13:35:46
1998 World Mountain Running Trophy Réunion, France 1st Men's Individual 1:25:19
2000 World Mountain Running Trophy Bergen, Germany 1st Men's Individual 47:29
2001 Rotorua Marathon Rotorua, New Zealand 1st Marathon 2:20:50
2002 Athletics at the Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 6th Men's Marathon 2:14:20
2002 World Mountain Running Trophy Innsbruck, Austria 1st Men's Individual 56:31
2003 Jungfrau Marathon Interlaken, Switzerland 1st Marathon 2:49:01
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st Marathon 2:17:45
2004 World Mountain Running Trophy Sauze d'Oulx, Italy 1st Men's Individual 48:47
2005 World Mountain Running Trophy Wellington, New Zealand 1st Men's Individual 53:23
2006 World Mountain Running Trophy Bursa, Turkey 2nd Men's Individual 56:22
2007 Jungfrau Marathon Interlaken, Switzerland 1st Marathon 2:55:33
2008 World Mountain Running Trophy Sierre-Crans Montana, Switzerland 1st Men's Individual 55:04
2009 Jungfrau Marathon Interlaken, Switzerland 1st Marathon 2:58:33

Other results[edit]

Nuten Opp
  • 1st place, gold medalist(s) 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011[5]


  1. ^ "Jonathan Wyatt - Olympic Facts and Results". www.olympiandatabase.com. Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Council". www.wmra.info. Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Mountain Running: Jonathan Wyatt joins the La Sportiva team". lasportiva.com. Retrieved 3 October 2017. Married to cross-country skier and runner Antonella Confortola
  4. ^ Mock, Justin (26 October 2020). "Catching Up With Jonathan Wyatt". iRunFar.com. Retrieved 26 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Jonathan Wyatt klar for NutenOpp igjen" (in Norwegian). kondis.no. Retrieved 7 November 2017. Ekteparet Jonathan Wyatt og Antonella Confortola (biletet) er tilbake i Rosendal for femte gong. Dei skal forsvara kvar sin løyperekord frå hhv 2008 og 2010.

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