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.

Mali Jones 

Mali Jones

Age: 17 


What club are you a member of?

Myddelton College


What is your spirit biscuit? 

My spirit biscuit is a Jaffa Cake! You eat one then you eat another and another... just like triathlon! Addictive


When did you first start triathlon and why?

I started triathlon when I was 8 after I went to see the adult tri race in Machynlleth and have done triathlon ever since!


What is your best memory of a triathlon in Wales?

My best memory of a triathlon in Wales is the Dyfi Dash as this was the first adult race I did!


What is your favourite Triathlon to race in Wales?

SWYD, becasue im going to Nottingham with the team and have been selected to go to Edmonton in 2020!


What is your favourite motivational saying?

'You don’t always get what you wish for. But you always get what you work for'


What does joining this team mean to you?

I am excited to be a part of the team as this will be my first event in the age group. I have made many new friends from all over Wales and it is what makes triathlon such a great event!


Who is your favourite sports person?

Helen Jenkins- Presented me with my first ever medal in tri when I was 8 yeras old!

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