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Kat Matthews
United Kingdom
World Rank
8
Height
1.65m
Age
30
DOB
03/13/91
Swim: OrcaBike: BMCRun: Asics
76%Swim91%Bike94%Run93%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%.
Biography More

Katrina Matthews

Katrina Matthews leads an extremely busy double life, being a Physiotherapist Officer in the British Army and a professional triathlete.

So far it is a balance she has managed to deal with extremely well as she continues her triathlon progression since taking up the sport very recently in 2015 and only racing professionally since June 2019.

She started at grassroots level over sprint distances, but has now reached the level where a trip to Kona for the World Championship is very much an immediate goal.

Her very first middle-distance race was IRONMAN Calgary 70.3 (an age-group race only) in 2018, and she quickly announced herself on the big stage by coming home in front. She also became English National Champion at the Vitruvian Triathlon.

If 2018 had been promising, 2019 only served to emphasise Katrina’s huge potential as, with only four months of full-time training behind her, she achieved a string of excellent results.

She claimed four middle-distance podiums, won the ETU Middle Distance Championship and also finished a very creditable 16th at the 70.3 World Championship in Nice.

To top the year off Matthews put in a super display on her first attempt at the full distance professionally, claiming fourth place at IRONMAN Western Australia.

As a deserved reward for her continued improvement and undoubted potential, Katrina was added to the BMC-Vifit Pro Triathlon Team for the 2020 season.

As sport began to come out of the COVID-19 lockdown she added another victory to her CV in August 2020 - in the RTTC National 100-mile Time Trial Championship.

She then notched her first victory as a professional at IRONMAN 70.3 Tallinn in September 2020 to qualify for the 70.3 World Championship.

Katrina is brimming with ambition and saw the move to BMC-Vifit as ideal as she maps out her future.

“I see joining the BMC-Vifit Pro Triathlon Team as an incredible opportunity to learn, improve and perform to my best,” she said.

“My first season as a PRO went better than I could have expected and so I am setting the goalposts even higher than I thought possible for next year.”

Current PTO World Ranking Points
8
2021 IM Tulsa
103.81
2021 IM UK
99.42
Average
101.61
Ranking History
#1#32#63#94#1252019202020212019Overall228.14 pts#68Swim117.15 pts#122Bike172.74 pts#63Run150.36 pts#612020Overall278.03 pts#20Swim123.23 pts#86Bike199.96 pts#16Run179.03 pts#212021Overall101.61 pts#8Swim60.12 pts#72Bike97.00 pts#10Run99.69 pts#6
Results
12 Races4
1
2
2
2
3
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
4 Jul
1
IM UK
55:52
5:32:21
3:06:38
9:40:00
99.4248
09:39:3099.42
23 May
2
IM Tulsa
56:56
4:54:47
2:49:48
8:45:34
103.805
08:48:35103.81
24 Apr
4
Challenge Gran Canaria
25:57
2:23:03
1:20:29
4:14:06
67.6776
04:02:2167.68
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Dec
DNF
Challenge Daytona
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03:28:07-
7 Nov
1
IM Florida
58:57
4:36:15
2:58:29
8:40:50
105.249
08:44:58105.25
27 Sep
1
Outlaw Half
11:04
2:25:31
1:20:42
4:03:14
81.0195
03:56:3081.02
5 Sep
1
IM 70.3 Tallinn
27:55
2:14:04
1:22:49
4:08:14
78.9921
04:00:3978.99
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
1 Dec
4
IM Western Australia
55:27
4:42:54
3:11:01
8:53:58
91.7633
08:47:2791.76
22 Sep
3
IM 70.3 Weymouth
14:49
2:35:42
1:26:03
4:22:38
60.4258
04:07:5560.43
7 Sep
16
IM 70.3 World Championship
29:15
2:48:28
1:23:24
4:45:15
59.5083
04:28:5559.51
29 Jun
2
IM 70.3 Finland
29:02
2:22:36
1:24:34
4:21:09
65.2162
04:08:1265.22
9 Jun
3
IM 70.3 Staffordshire
28:22
2:31:36
1:23:42
4:29:20
71.1642
04:18:1071.16
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
101
8
2020
278
20
2019
228
68
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
60
72
2020
123
86
2019
117
122
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
96
10
2020
199
16
2019
172
63
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
99
6
2020
179
21
2019
150
61
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