Hannah Blanchett

Hannah Blanchett

Sport: Triathlon
Nickname: Han
Age: 25
Hometown: Glen Iris
Profession: Physiotherapist

Key race achievements:

  • 2nd in AG and fastest age group run split at Challenge Shepparton, 2015
  • 4th in AG at Ballarat 70.3, 2015
  • 4th in Victorian Sprint Championships, 2016
  • 5th in Victorian Standard Distance Championships, 2016

Favourite race(s):

  • Warrnambool Sufferfest: a brutally honest course with nowhere to hide
  • Challenge Shepparton
  • Basically any Long Course/70.3!

Sporting role model?:

  • Beth Gerdes: she became a professional triathlete “later” in life after coming from another full-time profession. She’s now smashing it as a pro and competing with the best in the business!
  • My coach, Stephane Vander Bruggen: he has a never give up attitude towards training and racing that I admire so much, among many other things!

Goal(s) for 2016/17:

  • Qualify for ITU Standard Distance World Championships in 2017
  • Qualify for Ironman 70.3 World Championships in 2017