Nicola Spirig

  • Switzerland
  • Born: 1982
Biography

Nicola started her career with great success after becoming the Junior European and World Champion as well as winner of multiple ITU World Series and Half-Ironman-Races.

Her career went from strength to strength winning Vice-World Champion and Team World Champion 2010, then becoming a six-time European Champion (2009,2010,2012, 2014 and 2015, 2018) as well as winning gold at the Ironman Cozumel 2014 and at the European Games 2015.

After winning Olympic gold at London 2012 in a thrilling finale, Spirig then came second to Gwen Jorgensen at Rio 2016, making her the most successful female Olympic triathlete.

During her long career she has also managed to study and become a lawyer and has a family of three children with husband Reto Hug.

Recent Highlights:

- Winner 2018 European Championships Glasgow
- Winner World Cup Lausanne 2018
- 4th place at the WTS in Hamburg and 5th place at the WTS in Montreal 2018

- Winner London 2012 Olympic Games
- 2nd Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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2020 Valencia ITU Triathlon World Cup
07 Nov, 2020 - Elite Women - 00:56:38
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2019 Miyazaki ITU Triathlon World Cup
26 Oct, 2019 - Elite Women - 02:00:15
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2019 Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup
19 Oct, 2019 - Elite Women - 00:57:37
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
31 Aug, 2019 - Elite Women - 02:05:53
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2019 Hamburg ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships
07 Jul, 2019 - Mixed Relay - 00:21:44
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
2019-08-29 - Elite Women - 02:05:53
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2019 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon
2019-07-06 - Elite Women - 00:59:59
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2018 ITU World Triathlon Montreal
2018-08-25 - Elite Women - 02:00:52
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2018 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
2018-07-14 - Elite Women - 00:58:42
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2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
2017-09-14 - Elite Women - 02:03:23
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2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
2016-08-18 - Elite Women - 01:56:56
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2015 Baku European Games
2015-06-13 - Elite Women - 02:00:28
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2012 London Olympic Games
2012-08-04 - Elite Women - 01:59:48
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2008 Beijing Olympic Games
2008-08-18 - Elite Women - 02:00:30
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2004 Athens Olympic Games
2004-08-25 - Elite Women - 02:08:44
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Nicola
Family Name Spirig
Representing SUI
Year of Birth 1982
Place of Birth Bülach
Residence Bachenbülach, Switzerland
Coach current: Brett Sutton before: 15 years Sepp Spirig
Sponsors Main Sponsors: Erdgas, Ochsner Sport, Raiffeisen, Land Rover, Specialized Sponsors: Descente, On, Giardino Mountain, St. Moritz, Lian Chinaherb, Zollinger, Krauers Radstudio, Sponser, Micarna, Sport Heart, ISM, LZC, Uvex, Micarna
Hobbies Other sports, going to the movies, reading
Website http://www.nicolaspirig.ch
Twitter @NicolaSpirig
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