Jonathan Wyatt

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Jonathan Wyatt
2010Taipei101RunUp ICRT Interview Jonathan Wyatt.jpg
Jonathan Wyatt was interviewed by ICRT at 2010 Taipei 101 Run Up.
Personal information
Full name Jonathan Craig Wyatt
Born (1972-12-29) December 29, 1972 (age 44)
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Spouse(s) Italy Antonella Confortola
Sport
Country  New Zealand
Sport Athletics
Mountain running
Trail running
Skyrunning
Snowshoe running
Achievements and titles
World finals

7 Mountain Running World Cup

  • 1999
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2008

Jonathan Craig Wyatt (born 20 December 1972) is a New Zealand male versatile runner. He is a six-time world mountain running champion. He is also an 8-time winner of the world mountain running grand prix series.

Biography[edit]

He competed in the men's 5,000 metres at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, reaching the final, and the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. A resident of Wellington, he finished 6th in the men's marathon race at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. He has the best performance by a resident in New Zealand for the half marathon of 1h 02m 37s set 2 June 2002 in Christchurch. He also holds two New Zealand records in athletics for road races, with 13:46 for 5 km, and 28:04 for 10 km. With 5 wins he is currently in 4th place for the best ever list at the Red Bull Dolomitenmann. He is married with the Italian sky runner and former cross-country skier Antonella Confortola.[1]

Achievements[edit]

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 la reunion, Indian Ocean 1st Men's Individual 1:51:19
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, England 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 dóulx, 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, gold medalist(s) 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mountain Running: Jonathan Wyatt joins the La Sportiva team". lasportiva.com. Retrieved 3 October 2017. Married to cross-country skier and runner Antonella Confortola 
  2. ^ "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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