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Jeanni Metzler
South Africa
World Rank
7
Weight
56kg
Height
1.67m
Age
29
DOB
02/17/92
Bike: Quintana RooRun: Nike
93%Swim86%Bike96%Run97%Overall
Athletes are measured as a percentage (for each discipline and overall) based on a relative comparison to the #1 ranked athlete who's rated at 100%.
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Jeanni Metzler

Jeanni Seymour is a multiple 70.3 winner who also moved up to the full distance in 2019 with a podium finish at IRONMAN Texas.

Born and raised in South Africa, she now lives and trains alongside her husband and fellow pro Justin Metzler in Boulder, and she has claimed emotional victories in both locations.

Tracing her journey to Colorado, she says: "My cousin got me into road cycling when I was about 17 and then introduced me to a local triathlon group in Johannesburg, the rest was history!"

She won her age group at her first 70.3 race in Buffalo City, East London in 2011. Taking up the chance to be a professional in 2012 as she turned 20, she had to make a drastic decision to give herself the best chance of success.

Jeanni explains: "I left South Africa with pretty much nothing - but, with the support of my family, I was able to make a life for myself as a professional athlete in the United States."

The first couple of years were tough, but her breakthrough moment came late in 2015 when she won IRONMAN 70.3 Austin thanks to a storming run. This was to become a common theme.

Jeanni came back a year later to defend her title and then won the inaugural 70.3 Xiamen race that November.

She was on her way now, and the wins started to stack up. In 2017 there were four 70.3 titles at Liuzhou, Monterrey, Boulder and Los Cabos, as well as a first top-10 in the 70.3 World Championship in Chattanooga. Just for good measure, she grabbed a Challenge Iceland title too.

But it was the triumph in her adopted home of Boulder which struck a chord and showed how far she'd come. She had previously been sixth in 2015 and runner-up in 2016.

There were also two significant returns to her country of birth in 2018, first to win 70.3 South Africa (at the scene of that 2011 age-group success) and then to place seventh in the 70.3 World Championship at Port Elizabeth.

2019 meanwhile saw her add full-distance racing into the mix, with a third to Daniela Ryf on her IRONMAN debut at Texas.

It has been an incredible journey so far and she is keen to give lots of credit to her family for enabling her to follow her dreams, particularly her mum.

"I grew up looking up to her; she was a great runner and is a very strong woman. I now want to get the very best out of myself, and I am in pursuit of my potential."

Current PTO World Ranking Points
7
2021 IM 70.3 St. George
103.01
2021 IM 70.3 World Championship
101.74
2021 IM 70.3 Boulder
98.94
Average
101.23
Ranking History
#1#44#87#130#173201420152016201720182019202020212014Overall93.80 pts#149Swim101.53 pts#122Bike114.55 pts#169Run79.88 pts#1632015Overall184.72 pts#87Swim148.91 pts#68Bike154.58 pts#79Run129.30 pts#1022016Overall232.28 pts#50Swim155.63 pts#63Bike160.10 pts#71Run161.04 pts#512017Overall278.14 pts#17Swim171.20 pts#33Bike163.49 pts#67Run184.77 pts#192018Overall284.87 pts#17Swim177.90 pts#26Bike162.84 pts#73Run184.77 pts#192019Overall277.21 pts#28Swim177.60 pts#23Bike172.97 pts#61Run188.02 pts#212020Overall262.97 pts#26Swim177.22 pts#14Bike172.97 pts#44Run188.02 pts#132021Overall101.23 pts#7Swim103.61 pts#8Bike86.02 pts#24Run104.32 pts#3
Results
55 Races12
1
13
2
6
3
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
18 Sep
2
IM 70.3 World Championship
26:08
2:20:18
1:20:11
4:08:38
101.738
04:09:17101.74
28 Aug
11
Collins Cup
29:04
1:58:16
1:07:41
3:38:49
86.055
03:34:2086.06
7 Aug
3
IM 70.3 Boulder
27:01
2:12:36
1:20:28
4:02:31
98.9446
04:02:0898.94
20 Jun
4
IM 70.3 Des Moines
26:36
1:05:59
1:23:46
3:02:33
65.091
02:53:2865.09
1 May
2
IM 70.3 St. George
24:43
2:21:32
1:19:31
4:10:14
103.006
04:11:22103.01
11 Apr
2
IM 70.3 Texas
27:39
2:24:51
1:15:26
4:11:17
90.5377
04:07:4690.54
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Dec
17
Challenge Daytona
24:59
1:58:42
1:11:18
3:37:22
70.3692
03:28:0770.37
24 Oct
1
The Great Floridian
17:34
1:42:56
55:02
2:59:17
65.588
02:50:2965.59
3 Oct
1
Huntington Triathlon
21:11
1:02:24
35:59
2:02:02
56.1378
01:54:3056.14
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
27 Oct
2
IM 70.3 Waco
26:02
2:25:04
1:24:16
4:20:29
73.984
04:10:4273.98
12 Oct
28
IM Hawaii
54:07
5:08:17
3:37:55
9:46:54
44.4615
09:01:4644.46
29 Sep
6
IM 70.3 Augusta
22:59
2:21:47
1:37:49
4:26:16
52.7193
04:08:3852.72
8 Sep
4
IM 70.3 Santa Cruz
25:04
2:20:36
1:24:55
4:15:29
81.6788
04:08:3981.68
30 Jun
6
IM 70.3 Coeur d'Alene
25:55
2:31:30
1:22:15
4:23:12
62.4055
04:09:0962.41
27 Apr
3
IM Texas
54:10
4:57:44
3:00:48
8:58:03
91.6573
08:51:2491.66
7 Apr
1
IM 70.3 Texas
25:27
2:16:10
1:18:01
4:01:44
89.6373
03:58:0289.64
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
21 Oct
3
IM 70.3 Shanghai
--:--
--:--
--:--
4:11:35
77.3028
04:03:1877.30
23 Sep
2
IM 70.3 Augusta
--:--
--:--
--:--
4:06:58
95.516
04:05:1995.52
1 Sep
7
IM 70.3 World Championship
24:25
2:27:21
1:19:08
4:14:57
88.6082
04:10:4088.61
4 Aug
2
IM 70.3 Boulder
25:32
2:16:01
1:26:23
4:12:27
90.0384
04:08:4490.04
13 May
3
IM 70.3 Monterrey
28:10
2:15:48
1:24:55
4:11:39
64.1752
03:58:4964.18
5 May
2
IM 70.3 St. George
25:32
2:27:50
1:21:04
4:17:19
83.5402
04:11:0783.54
7 Apr
5
IM 70.3 California
25:01
2:31:10
1:27:37
4:28:25
62.9921
04:14:1862.99
28 Jan
1
IM 70.3 South Africa
26:38
2:36:20
1:24:44
4:32:23
76.2584
04:23:0176.26
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
12 Nov
1
IM 70.3 Los Cabos
--:--
--:--
--:--
4:18:23
79.477
04:10:4079.48
29 Oct
3
IM 70.3 Austin
25:22
2:34:14
1:23:42
4:26:35
59.1737
04:11:1259.17
9 Sep
8
IM 70.3 World Championship
27:40
2:28:20
1:27:42
4:26:30
81.0479
04:19:0881.05
5 Aug
1
IM 70.3 Boulder
28:04
2:11:50
1:25:06
4:07:54
92.1088
04:05:0092.11
23 Jul
1
Challenge Iceland
17:54
2:35:50
1:21:12
4:18:02
87.7656
04:13:2387.77
14 May
1
IM 70.3 Monterrey
26:49
2:16:37
1:21:42
4:07:51
88.7863
04:03:4588.79
6 May
2
IM 70.3 St. George
25:03
2:25:00
1:22:36
4:15:12
97.2457
04:14:0997.25
1 Apr
1
IM 70.3 Liuzhou
21:40
2:23:15
1:17:15
4:08:08
74.1371
03:58:5274.14
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
4 Dec
2
IM 70.3 Cartagena
26:55
2:23:08
1:30:12
4:23:47
0
--
13 Nov
1
IM 70.3 Xiamen
32:33
2:20:15
1:25:08
4:24:03
76.3399
04:15:0076.34
30 Oct
1
IM 70.3 Austin
--:--
2:26:56
1:21:03
3:49:34
0
--
25 Sep
3
IM 70.3 Augusta
22:49
2:32:19
1:20:59
4:20:23
65.5335
04:07:3565.53
17 Jul
4
IM 70.3 Racine
--:--
1:16:19
1:23:46
2:41:15
0
--
11 Jun
2
IM 70.3 Boulder
28:39
2:12:05
1:27:20
4:12:00
83.3695
04:05:5283.37
22 May
4
IM 70.3 Chattanooga
25:37
2:27:02
1:24:14
4:21:12
68.8307
04:09:3268.83
7 May
6
IM 70.3 St. George
26:36
2:32:01
1:24:16
4:27:58
70.5137
04:16:3770.51
10 Apr
2
IM 70.3 Texas
25:54
2:20:22
1:25:02
4:13:54
72.5715
04:03:5272.57
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
8 Nov
1
IM 70.3 Austin
27:02
2:32:10
1:21:03
4:23:48
71.5873
04:13:0171.59
4 Oct
5
IM 70.3 Silverman
31:08
2:33:21
1:36:19
4:44:31
52.7424
04:25:4152.74
20 Sep
2
IM 70.3 Cozumel
24:38
2:22:19
1:38:27
4:29:37
48.3115
04:10:1348.31
16 Aug
5
IM 70.3 Timberman
28:32
2:27:27
1:32:20
4:30:46
52.996
04:12:5653.00
19 Jul
6
IM 70.3 Racine
24:50
2:27:51
1:33:25
4:30:21
48.9392
04:11:0748.94
13 Jun
6
IM 70.3 Boulder
26:38
2:20:57
1:38:40
4:28:30
47.2615
04:08:4947.26
3 May
6
IM 70.3 St. Croix
29:50
3:12:45
1:35:04
5:19:47
0
04:31:18-
25 Jan
5
IM 70.3 South Africa
29:24
2:50:37
1:37:28
5:02:03
0.52843
04:22:500.53
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
26 Oct
2
IM 70.3 Austin
27:50
2:33:32
1:28:22
4:32:33
33.6605
04:07:5333.66
21 Sep
8
IM 70.3 Cozumel
29:53
2:31:25
2:03:30
5:08:40
0
04:09:50-
29 Jun
DNF
IM 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:15:26-
15 Jun
6
IM 70.3 Boulder
27:20
2:18:33
1:29:37
4:17:36
60.139
04:03:0460.14
26 Jan
8
IM 70.3 South Africa
28:19
2:43:53
1:44:08
5:01:09
0
04:17:02-
2013
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
8 Sep
28
IM 70.3 World Championship
30:09
3:02:50
1:32:42
5:09:57
0
--
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
101
7
2020
262
26
2019
277
28
2018
284
17
2017
278
17
2016
232
50
2015
184
87
2014
93
149
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
103
8
2020
177
14
2019
177
23
2018
177
26
2017
171
33
2016
155
63
2015
148
68
2014
101
122
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
86
24
2020
172
44
2019
172
61
2018
162
73
2017
163
67
2016
160
71
2015
154
79
2014
114
169
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
104
3
2020
188
13
2019
188
21
2018
184
19
2017
184
19
2016
161
51
2015
129
102
2014
79
163
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