Paul Marchant

Sport: Triathlon
Nickname: Pauly
Age: 22
Hometown: Mornington Peninsula
Profession: Sales

Key race achievements:               

  • Gatorade Series 2016 – 1st Place Overall Series 20-24yrs
  • Active Tri Series 2016 - 1st Place Overall Series 20-24yrs
  • Martha Cove 2016 Sprint Triathlon – 1st Place overall
  • Victorian Duathlon Series 2015 - 1st Place Overall Series 20-24yrs
  • Geelong 70.3 2016 – 3rd Place 20-24yrs
  • 2015 Duathlon World Championships- 6th place 20-24yrs

Favourite race(s):

  • Ballarat 70.3, Geelong 70.3
  • Any races overseas or interstate are always fun especially the 2013 Triathlon World Championships in London which was on the 2012 Olympics course

Sporting role model?:

  • Roger Federer – for the sportsmanship he shows on and off the court and his mental strength even when things aren’t working out
  • Javier Gomez – for his consistency for the past 5-10yrs and being able to show his strength across all Triathlon distances (short course or long)

Goal(s) for 2016:

  • Top 10 finish in A.G at the 2016 70.3 Ironman World Championships in September at Mooloolaba
  • Qualify for the 2017 70.3 Ironman World Championships
  • Race a couple of 70.3 Ironmans overseas