GORDON
BENSON

pacemaker for:
Joe Skipper

Age

28

Stats

BIRTHPLACE: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

RESIDENCE: Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Wins

1st 2021 European Relay Champion
1st 2019 European Sprint Triathlon Champion
Olympics Selected for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Gold Gold, 2015 European Games
1st 2014 Mixed Relay U23 World Champion
1st 2014 U23 European Champion
Bronze Bronze, 2014 World Triathlon U23 Championships
Triathlete of the Year 2x British Triathlon Male Elite Junior Triathlete of the Year (2011, 2012)
Bronze Bronze, 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival Triathlon Team Relay
Silver Silver, 2011 European Youth Olympic Festival 3000 metres
1st 6x World Triathlon Wins
Trophy 14x World Triathlon Podiums
Trophy World Triathlon Championships Series Ranking: #27

Bio

Gordon Benson is a European Games gold medalist, U23 mixed relay world champion, and U23 and sprint triathlon European champion. He was automatically selected for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after taking gold at the first-ever European Games in 2015 and putting Great Britain on the medal board. While he is well-known in triathlon for his strong bike legs, he has a pedigree in athletics winning silver over the 3,000 metres at the 2011 European Youth Olympic Festival.

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