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Jennifer Spieldenner
United States
World Rank
94
Height
1.60m
Age
34
DOB
09/20/86
88%Swim77%Bike64%Run71%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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Jennifer Spieldenner

Jennifer Spieldenner says she loves challenges and thrives when things are not easy, so mixing it in the top level of elite triathlon competition is the ideal pursuit for the American star.

The Ohio native proved her ability to take on huge tests and pass with flying colours by claiming victory on her first attempt over the full distance, in Louisville, Kentucky in 2018.

That fantastic performance earned Spieldenner a trip to Kona, Hawaii for the World Championship and she duly completed the big test on the Big Island, finishing in 34th position.

Prior to that step up to win over full distance in Kentucky, Jennifer had been the model of consistency over the 70.3 distance.

She was a multiple winner and consistently finished in the top 10 in events in which she completed. Jennifer also took part in the World Championship in Chattanooga in 2017, finishing 22nd.

Spieldenner had been a talented swimmer as a youngster, and then took up running in middle school as a boy she had a crush on ran track. He ran distance, so Jennifer did too, It’s understandable given her background that Jennifer’s weakest discipline is the bike, though it is something she has worked hard on with coach Paulo Sousa as part of The Triathlon Squad.

Jen credits teaming up with Sousa back in 2010 as one of the big reasons for the success she has enjoyed since, saying he was the person who taught her how to be a true professional.

Away from triathlon Jennifer has an enviable academic skillset, having first graduated from the University of Toledo as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2008.

Later in life Spieldenner then graduated the University of Findlay in 2017 as a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

In terms of racing advice, Jen says: “If you don't try, the only option will be failure, but if you do try then there is the option of success”.

Current PTO World Ranking Points
94
Average best 3 races 2019/2020
62.25
2020 Challenge Daytona
35.72
Average
48.99
Ranking History
#3#48#93#138#183201420152016201720182019202020212014Overall104.75 pts#141Swim173.56 pts#22Bike109.36 pts#181Run83.57 pts#1542015Overall189.55 pts#79Swim190.89 pts#8Bike134.26 pts#122Run135.20 pts#882016Overall215.91 pts#60Swim190.89 pts#13Bike134.26 pts#135Run148.32 pts#732017Overall215.26 pts#68Swim182.75 pts#20Bike136.23 pts#145Run146.45 pts#792018Overall209.10 pts#75Swim184.60 pts#12Bike136.23 pts#148Run116.37 pts#1342019Overall209.75 pts#84Swim184.60 pts#12Bike135.21 pts#142Run106.95 pts#1492020Overall186.76 pts#82Swim175.56 pts#17Bike133.05 pts#111Run99.16 pts#1292021Overall48.99 pts#94Swim89.19 pts#19Bike63.14 pts#89Run32.91 pts#176
Results
41 Races3
1
2
2
3
3
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Dec
35
Challenge Daytona
25:21
2:01:01
1:19:13
3:48:11
35.7198
03:28:0735.72
24 Oct
6
The Great Floridian
17:27
1:50:05
1:02:49
3:14:02
7.90889
02:50:297.91
3 Oct
4
Huntington Triathlon
21:09
1:03:26
37:45
2:04:02
44.493
01:54:3044.49
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
12 Oct
34
IM Hawaii
54:00
5:22:41
5:03:36
11:28:22
0
09:01:46-
27 Jul
DNF
IM 70.3 Santa Rosa
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:10:44-
23 Jun
3
IM 70.3 Mont Tremblant
24:50
2:27:31
1:26:45
4:22:40
57.5713
04:06:5757.57
2 Jun
4
IM 70.3 Victoria
24:49
2:32:31
1:27:48
4:28:26
62.1635
04:14:0162.16
4 May
9
IM 70.3 St. George
25:02
2:26:29
1:28:41
4:23:48
67.0247
04:11:2267.02
6 Apr
9
IM 70.3 California
24:32
2:37:03
1:31:28
4:37:54
32.0159
04:12:1132.02
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
14 Oct
1
IM Louisville
12:24
5:05:40
3:16:22
8:43:22
78.4564
08:26:5978.46
9 Sep
5
IM 70.3 Santa Cruz
24:12
2:24:49
1:26:55
4:20:47
64.2673
04:07:3164.27
28 Jul
6
IM 70.3 Santa Rosa
--:--
2:26:24
1:27:13
3:55:36
34.9896
03:34:4034.99
24 Jun
4
IM 70.3 Mont Tremblant
24:59
2:30:07
1:29:45
4:28:15
47.3531
04:08:3747.35
3 Jun
3
IM 70.3 Victoria
25:10
2:35:00
1:28:46
4:31:48
54.0757
04:14:1754.08
5 May
4
Wildflower
--:--
--:--
--:--
4:51:28
31.8459
04:24:2631.85
7 Apr
7
IM 70.3 California
24:05
2:34:46
1:28:09
4:31:45
54.2535
04:14:1854.25
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
29 Oct
4
IM 70.3 Austin
25:21
2:33:27
1:27:14
4:29:48
50.6369
04:11:1250.64
22 Oct
4
IM 70.3 Miami
28:11
2:28:13
1:31:18
4:30:28
56.1743
04:13:4756.17
9 Sep
22
IM 70.3 World Championship
26:22
2:39:31
1:30:53
4:39:58
46.4025
04:19:0846.40
27 Aug
10
ITU Long Distance
39:28
3:16:32
2:15:24
6:14:46
0
--
23 Jul
2
IM 70.3 Calgary
22:45
2:12:32
1:26:31
4:03:57
59.9749
03:50:0859.97
25 Jun
4
IM 70.3 Mont Tremblant
24:39
2:27:41
1:27:21
4:23:53
64.4291
04:10:3164.43
11 Jun
6
Escape From Alcatraz
--:--
--:--
--:--
1:49:28
0
--
1 Apr
5
IM 70.3 California
24:59
2:30:31
1:27:07
4:28:07
66.2117
04:15:1166.21
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
30 Oct
6
IM 70.3 Austin
--:--
2:28:51
1:33:39
4:04:00
0
--
23 Oct
2
IM 70.3 Miami
29:59
2:20:33
1:24:15
4:17:27
78.6656
04:09:2878.67
24 Sep
DNF
ITU Long Distance
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
0
--
21 Aug
3
IM 70.3 Timberman
25:44
2:30:55
1:26:29
4:25:56
59.8671
04:10:5059.87
24 Jul
1
IM 70.3 Calgary
23:30
2:20:54
1:27:55
4:14:49
69.3508
04:03:3769.35
10 Jul
4
IM 70.3 Vineman
25:39
2:30:12
1:23:56
4:22:59
67.2429
04:10:4067.24
12 Jun
6
IM 70.3 Eagleman
26:13
2:25:26
1:42:51
4:37:22
37.1383
04:13:2837.14
2 Apr
10
IM 70.3 California
25:06
2:34:44
1:27:55
4:33:25
50.9162
04:14:4050.92
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
25 Oct
6
IM 70.3 Miami
22:40
2:20:44
1:35:49
4:21:55
53.9683
04:05:0053.97
19 Jul
5
IM 70.3 Racine
24:13
2:27:18
1:32:19
4:27:56
55.355
04:11:0755.35
5 Jul
1
IM 70.3 Muskoka
25:25
2:44:28
1:25:59
4:39:27
60.4052
04:23:4760.41
31 May
8
IM 70.3 Raleigh
26:24
2:26:55
1:33:20
4:29:25
51.5119
04:11:0951.51
19 Apr
DNF
IM 70.3 New Orleans
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:03:52-
28 Mar
7
IM 70.3 California
24:51
2:29:35
1:25:40
4:25:29
67.8884
04:13:1767.89
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
21 Sep
DNF
IM 70.3 Cozumel
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:09:50-
29 Jun
4
IM 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake
24:01
2:32:43
1:37:38
4:37:05
43.4947
04:15:2643.49
29 Mar
6
IM 70.3 California
24:18
2:35:16
1:25:46
4:28:35
61.2607
04:13:5061.26
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
48
94
2020
186
82
2019
209
84
2018
209
75
2017
215
68
2016
215
60
2015
189
79
2014
104
141
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
89
19
2020
175
17
2019
184
12
2018
184
12
2017
182
20
2016
190
13
2015
190
8
2014
173
22
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
63
89
2020
133
111
2019
135
142
2018
136
148
2017
136
145
2016
134
135
2015
134
122
2014
109
181
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
32
176
2020
99
129
2019
106
149
2018
116
134
2017
146
79
2016
148
73
2015
135
88
2014
83
154
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