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Meet the athletes

Want to find out more about the Great Britain Triathlon Team?

Get to know the 36 athletes on the UK Sport Lottery Funded World-Class Olympic and Paralympic Performance Programme.

John Pollard

John pollard

Age: 61

 

What club are you a member of?

northbrook ac

 

What is your spirit biscuit? 

rich tea because i am simple, old school and reliable

 

When did you first start triathlon and why?

2016 after watching my niece compete in ironman and being inspired.

 

What is your best memory of a triathlon in Wales?

Swansea 2018. 60th birthday. competed in the relay on my own and came 6th

 

What is your favourite Triathlon to race in Wales?

Swansea

 

What is your favourite motivational saying?

Be proud of your achievements but your only as good as todays performance

 

What does joining this team mean to you?

It means a lot because my brother represented wales at squash and my uncle was a welsh amateur snooker champion

 

Who is your favourite sports person?

Steve Ovett

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