BIRTHPLACE: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
RESIDENCE: Leeds, England, United Kingdom
|2021 European Relay Champion|
|2019 European Sprint Triathlon Champion|
|Selected for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games|
|Gold, 2015 European Games|
|2014 Mixed Relay U23 World Champion|
|2014 U23 European Champion|
|Bronze, 2014 World Triathlon U23 Championships|
|2x British Triathlon Male Elite Junior Triathlete of the Year (2011, 2012)|
|Bronze, 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival Triathlon Team Relay|
|Silver, 2011 European Youth Olympic Festival 3000 metres|
|6x World Triathlon Wins|
|14x World Triathlon Podiums|
|World Triathlon Championships Series Ranking: #27|
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.
Dual Olympic champion and Sub7 aspirant Alistair Brownlee has been ruled out of the Pho3nix Sub7Sub8 Project, powered by Zwift due to a stress response in his hip that requires immediate treatment.
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