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.

Mark Binding 

Mark Binding

Age: 39


What club are you a member of?

Taff Ely Triathlon Club


What is your spirit biscuit?

Nice, I’m generally Nice


When did you first start triathlon and why?

I started Triathlon in 2013. Initially I joined Taff Ely to cycle as a way of improving fitness for obstacle racing but soon found Triathlon and multi sport was great way to race with out getting cold and muddy.


What is your best memory of a triathlon in Wales?

I have great memories of SWYD in Barry. My first ever podium in its inaugural race.


What is your favourite Triathlon to race in Wales?

SWYD has a great venue and atmosphere


What is your favourite motivational saying?

You never lose. You win or you learn.


What does joining this team mean to you?

To be part of Tim Tri Cymru is a great honour. It fills me with pride knowing I will be representing Wales, my home nation.


Who is your favourite sports person?

Dave Scott

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