Kirsten Sweetland winning the silver medal at the U23 World Championship in Budapest, 2010
|Born||September 24, 1988|
Nanaimo, British Columbia
|Residence||Victoria, British Columbia|
|Height||1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lb)|
Kirsten Sweetland (born 24 September 1988 in Nanaimo, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional triathlete, the Junior World Champion of the year 2006, and the 2010 U23 World Championship silver medalist.
In the six years from 2005 to 2010, Sweetland took part in 26 ITU competitions and achieved 13 top ten positions. In 2010, Sweetland won the silver medals at the U23 World Championships and at the Premium Pan American Cup in Kelowna.
In France, Sweetland represents the club Tri Olympique Club Cessonnais in the prestigious French Club Championship Series Lyonnaise des Eaux and took part in one of the five triathlons of this circuit. At the Grand Final in La Baule (Triathlon Audencia) on 18 September 2010, she placed 8th and was the best triathlete of her club, which placed 5th thanks to the guest athletes Sweetland and Aileen Morrison.
In 2015, she was member of ECS Triathlon club in Sartrouville in France.
In 2016, she was named to the Canadian Olympic team.
The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the athlete's ITU Profile Page. Unless indicated otherwise the following competitions are triathlons and belong to the Elite category.
|2005-09-10||World Championships (Junior)||Gamagori||DNF|
|2006-07-29||Duathlon World Championships (Junior)||Corner Brook||2|
|2006-09-02||World Championships (Junior)||Lausanne||1|
|2006-11-12||BG World Cup||New Plymouth||15|
|2007-03-25||BG World Cup||Mooloolaba||15|
|2007-04-15||BG World Cup||Ishigaki||12|
|2007-05-06||BG World Cup||Lisbon||7|
|2007-05-13||BG World Cup||Richards Bay||1|
|2007-06-17||BG World Cup||Des Moines||DNF|
|2007-06-24||BG World Cup||Edmonton||2|
|2007-07-22||BG World Cup||Kitzbuhel||8|
|2007-07-29||BG World Cup||Salford||19|
|2007-08-30||BG World Championships||Hamburg||DNF|
|2007-09-15||BG World Cup||Beijing||DNF|
|2008-04-26||BG World Cup||Tongyeong||5|
|2008-06-05||BG World Championships||Vancouver||38|
|2009-03-01||OTU Oceania Championships||Gold Coast||DNS|
|2009-04-05||Oceania Cup||New Plymouth||1|
|2009-05-02||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||Tongyeong||5|
|2009-08-22||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||Yokohama||8|
|2010-07-17||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||Hamburg||DNF|
|2010-07-24||Dextro Energy World Championship Series||London||45|
|2010-08-20||Premium Pan American Cup||Kelowna||2|
|2010-09-11||Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final: U23 World Championship||Budapest||2|
|2010-10-17||PATCO Pan American Championships||Puerto Vallarta||DSQ|
DNF = did not finish · DNS = did not start · DSQ = disqualified
- "www.triathlon.org -The Official Triathlon Resource". Archived from the original on 2017-05-10. Retrieved 2016-07-07.
- "Canadian Triathlon Team Nominated for Rio 2016". www.triathloncanada.com/. Triathlon Canada. 29 June 2016. Archived from the original on 6 July 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- See http://archive.triathlon.org/?call=TVRFeA%253D%253D&keep=sh&lst=sweetland&rgn=&frst=&reprstng=&ctg=&MM_filter=frmFilters&Submit=Filter+Athletes#. Retrieved 22 January 2011. Archived 2011-10-08 at the Wayback Machine