Emma Carney

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Personal information
Date of birth 29th July 1971 (age 49)
place of birth Bourne End (Buckinghamshire), United Kingdom
1994, 1997 2 × world champion triathlon short distance
1996 Vice world champion triathlon short distance
1999 Vice world champion duathlon
Resigned in 2004

Emma Elizabeth Carney (born July 29, 1971 in Bourne End) is a former Australian triathlete . She is two-time world champion in the short distance triathlon (1994 and 1997).


Emma Carney was born in England, but her parents quickly moved to Australia, where she was a runner in her youth.

In the spring of 1993 she started her first triathlon and only 18 months later the 23-year-old and up to then almost unknown Emma Carney became world champion in the short distance in November 1994 at her first international triathlon start. In November 1997 she became world champion on the short distance triathlon for the second time.

In 1999 she became vice world champion duathlon. In 2004 Emma Carney resigned due to health problems and she has been a trainer and triathlon coach ever since.


Sporting successes

(DNF - Did Not Finish )

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Emma Carney
  2. Three Aussie Greats Inducted into Triathlon Australia's Hall of Fame (March 15, 2012)
  3. ^ ITU Hall of Fame