LUISA
BAPTISTA

pacemaker for:
NICOLA SPIRIG

Age

27

Stats

BIRTHPLACE: Brazil

RESIDENCE: Sao Carlos, Brazil

TEAM: SESI-SP

Wins

1st Medal Champion, 2019 Pan American Games
1st Trophy Champion, 2022 Americas Cup and South Americas Championships Villarica
1st Trophy Champion, 2022 Brazil Triathlon National Championships
Trophy 5x Middle Distance Triathlon Titles
PB 90km bike PB: 2:23:32 (2022 Ironman 70.3 Pucon)
PB 5km run PB: 16:34 (2022 Americas Cup Vina del Mar)
PB 10km run PB: 35:10 (2022 Americas Cup Villarica)
PB 21km run PB: 1:15:50 (2021 Challenge Peguera Mallorca)

Bio

Luisa Baptista is a Brazilian Olympian and Pan American, South American, and national champion in triathlon. Alongside winning the Pan American Games, she counts as a highlight in her career coming 4th behind her idol Nicola Spirig at the 2020 Valencia World Cup. Under the tutelage of Nicola’s coach Brett Sutton, Luisa is similarly versatile across distances with wins over the Olympic and middle distance and is well and truly coming into form in 2022 with new personal bests over bike and run. She counts it an honour to be selected to be part of history on Nicola’s Sub8 pacemaker team.

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