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Nick Kastelein
Australia
World Rank
43
Weight
68kg
Height
1.79m
Age
33
DOB
02/10/88
Swim: DeboerBike: CanyonRun: Nike
97%Swim85%Bike93%Run89%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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Nick Kastelein

Australian-born Nick Kastelein is a regular on the podium at triathlon, IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events. His major victories have come at IRONMAN Zurich, Switzerland in 2017 and the Allgau Classic Triathlon in Germany in 2019 - his favourite event.

His excellent achievements on the 70.3 IRONMAN circuit to date include a sixth at the 2016 World Championship in Mooloolaba and second-place finishes in Barcelona (2017) and Finland (2019).

Nick describes that Barcelona podium back in 2017 as his most memorable race to date - but also his most painful. He broke his collarbone at the final corner of the bike stage on his way to second place behind his good friend Jan Frodeno. Despite the injury, Nick recovered in just 10 weeks to go on to win IRONMAN Zurich, a phenomenal feat of recovery in the circumstances.

Family heavily influenced Nick’s eventual career choice, as he says his father is “crazy about sport” and he believes that’s where he got his passion from. He favours the ‘adventurous’ disciplines of the bike and the run, and doesn’t really find swimming 25m laps in the pool too much fun.

It has not been all smooth sailing for Nick during his triathlon career so far - his most embarrassing moment came during a windy Challenge Melbourne when he was blown of his bike while riding in a straight line.

Despite being Australian, Nick now describes Girona, Spain as his home. That is where his training relationship with Frodeno developed, after they both moved to the area in 2014. They met purely by chance at a local swimming pool.

Nick’s best training tip is to “always leave one bullet in the chamber” but he has yet to decide what his advice is for race day itself!

Current PTO World Ranking Points
43
2021 Challenge Miami
84.84
2021 Challenge Gran Canaria
83.96
Average
84.40
Ranking History
#5#74#143#212#28120152016201720182019202020212015Overall164.83 pts#139Swim154.66 pts#140Bike95.86 pts#278Run129.95 pts#1062016Overall246.74 pts#33Swim175.06 pts#59Bike163.26 pts#57Run147.31 pts#862017Overall258.05 pts#32Swim180.98 pts#36Bike163.26 pts#70Run157.08 pts#602018Overall242.66 pts#55Swim179.74 pts#35Bike147.63 pts#124Run157.01 pts#612019Overall230.05 pts#74Swim191.84 pts#24Bike152.49 pts#106Run140.57 pts#1162020Overall156.71 pts#172Swim191.84 pts#20Bike150.58 pts#90Run119.11 pts#1552021Overall84.40 pts#43Swim97.81 pts#10Bike73.29 pts#84Run89.66 pts#15
Results
23 Races1
1
3
2
5
3
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
3 Jul
DNF
IM Lanzarote
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:28:08-
24 Apr
3
Challenge Gran Canaria
21:48
2:06:45
1:09:58
3:42:42
83.9567
03:37:2883.96
12 Mar
8
Challenge Miami
20:18
1:26:24
54:32
2:43:22
84.8358
02:39:4484.84
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Oct
3
IM Barcelona
46:00
4:13:26
2:53:53
7:57:32
73.6101
07:39:2173.61
11 Aug
24
IM 70.3 Gdynia
22:56
2:13:09
1:29:02
4:08:42
4.77649
03:37:374.78
29 Jun
2
IM 70.3 Finland
23:18
2:04:04
1:16:10
3:48:07
78.3243
03:40:5678.32
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
8 Jul
4
IM Germany
48:43
4:32:44
2:52:33
8:18:45
78.1183
08:02:5478.12
3 Jun
3
IM 70.3 Kraichgau
23:31
2:15:37
1:14:32
3:57:12
69.276
03:46:4569.28
2 Feb
5
IM 70.3 Dubai
22:42
2:05:11
1:12:09
3:44:19
72.8323
03:35:3272.83
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
14 Oct
DNF
IM Hawaii
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:11:49-
30 Jul
1
IM Switzerland
48:18
4:31:13
2:50:24
8:13:28
84.2581
08:02:0584.26
21 May
2
IM 70.3 Barcelona
22:56
2:25:55
1:13:13
4:06:03
80.2869
03:58:5980.29
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
4 Dec
3
IM Western Australia
46:10
4:22:12
2:53:01
8:05:24
78.1316
07:49:5978.13
4 Sep
6
IM 70.3 World Championship
22:43
2:06:41
1:12:46
3:46:21
93.5068
03:44:1093.51
17 Jul
5
Challenge Roth
46:57
4:19:31
2:56:02
8:05:03
75.0965
07:47:3575.10
22 May
DNF
IM 70.3 Barcelona
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:54:43-
10 Apr
7
IM 70.3 Texas
23:37
2:08:05
1:16:25
3:50:29
58.8484
03:37:0558.85
2 Apr
9
IM 70.3 California
23:37
2:14:28
1:15:31
3:58:52
64.2209
03:46:4264.22
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
29 Nov
3
IM 70.3 Western Sydney
25:15
2:08:41
1:14:31
3:50:19
60.9315
03:37:3460.93
8 Nov
4
IM 70.3 Mandurah
22:00
2:07:00
1:19:31
3:50:52
46.109
03:33:3646.11
14 Jun
DNF
IM 70.3 Staffordshire
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:51:36-
17 May
12
IM 70.3 Barcelona
24:30
2:36:27
1:17:39
4:21:04
26.3145
03:55:0526.31
1 Feb
2
Challenge Melbourne
23:58
2:11:08
1:13:56
3:52:53
57.7911
03:39:0157.79
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
84
43
2020
156
172
2019
230
74
2018
242
55
2017
258
32
2016
246
33
2015
164
139
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
97
10
2020
191
20
2019
191
24
2018
179
35
2017
180
36
2016
175
59
2015
154
140
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
73
84
2020
150
90
2019
152
106
2018
147
124
2017
163
70
2016
163
57
2015
95
278
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
89
15
2020
119
155
2019
140
116
2018
157
61
2017
157
60
2016
147
86
2015
129
106
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