Emma Moffatt

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at the Grand Prix de Triathlon in Paris, 2011
at the Grand Prix de Triathlon in Paris, 2011
Personal information
Date of birth 7th September 1984 (age 35)
place of birth Moree, Australia
Nickname Moffy or Em
size 171 cm
Weight 57 kg
2008 3rd place Olympic Games
2009, 2010 ITU world champion triathlon
2016 6th place Olympic Games
Resigned in 2016

Emma Moffatt (born September 7, 1984 in Moree , New South Wales ) is a former Australian triathlete . She is a two-time triathlon world champion at the Olympic distance (2009 and 2010) and a three-time Olympic athlete (2008, 2012, 2016).


Emma Moffatt started her first triathlon when she was thirteen.

2008 Summer Olympics

At the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008, she was able to achieve third place for Australia behind her countrywoman and winner Emma Snowsill .

World champion triathlon 2009

In 2009 she became triathlon world champion on the Olympic distance (1.5 km swimming, 40 km cycling and 10 km running).

In 2010 Moffatt was able to defend her title from the previous year and was again triathlon world champion on the short distance. In 2011 she finished seventh at the ITU World Championship.

2012 Summer Olympics

The Australian Triathlon Federation nominated Moffatt for a place in the 2012 Olympics, along with Emma Jackson and Erin Densham . She couldn't finish the race in London.

In 2013 she took third place at the “Grand Final” in London in September and was sixth in the annual ranking of the ITU World Championship series.

2016 Summer Olympics

Emma Moffatt qualified for a place at the Summer Olympics for the third time in 2016. She started on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro together with Erin Densham and Ashleigh Gentle and came in sixth as the best Australian.
Emma Moffatt came 20th in the 2016 annual ranking (ITU Point List).

Their nicknames are "Moffy" or "Em". In September 2016 she declared her career as a triathlon professional over.

Emma Moffat lives in Brisbane .


  • Emma Moffatt was named Sportswoman of the Year 2009 by the Australian Institute of Sport in her home country .

Sporting successes

(DNF - Did Not Finish )

Emma Moffatt on her return from the Olympics (Brisbane reception, September 19, 2008)

Web links

Commons : Emma Moffatt  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Emma Moffatt (ITU profile)
  2. Australians nominate Jackson, Snowsill outside (June 3, 2012)
  3. ITU Point List | Elite women
  4. Emma Moffatt ends her career (September 16, 2016)
  5. EM silver for Swiss triathletes (July 27, 2013)
  6. Geelong Triathlon: Haug and McCormack strong (February 13, 2012)
  7. Canadian Paula Findlay wins "Kitz" triathlon ( memento of the original from August 17, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / relevant.at
  8. World Cup series in London: Paula Findlay surprisingly wins, Emma Moffatt only in 9th place
  9. Des Moines: Snowsill collects record bonus
  10. Triathlon World Championship series: Jan Frodeno wins in Seoul
  11. Riveros Diaz Wins Thrilling Sprint Finish In Women's Sydney Race
  12. Triathlon: Emma Moffat wins superior ( Memento from July 15, 2009 in the Internet Archive )
  13. Des Moines: Whitfield Beats Frodeno (June 28, 2009)
  14. Kai Baumgartner: 2008 BG Triathlon ITU World Cup New Plymouth, New Zealand: Emma Moffat makes hopes for Olympic ticket ... . In: 3athlon.de . April 6, 2008. Archived from the original on April 6, 2008.
  15. U23 Women-Aussie-One-Two