Flora Duffy

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Flora Duffy - Second in Edmonton, 2015
Flora Duffy - Second in Edmonton, 2015
Personal information
Date of birth 30th September 1987 (age 32)
place of birth Paget , Bermuda
size 164 cm
Weight 58 kg
Current Scott Triathlon Team
2014-2019 5 × World Champion Xterra Cross Triathlon
2015 World Champion ITU Cross Triathlon
2016, 2017 2 × world champion ITU triathlon short distance
2018 Commonwealth Games winner

Flora Duffy (born September 30, 1987 in Paget ) is a triathlete from Bermuda . She is a three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016), ITU world champion cross-triathlon (2015), five-time Xterra world champion cross-triathlon (2014-2019) and two-time world champion triathlon short distance (2016, 2017).


At the age of eight she started her first triathlon and in 2006 Flora Duffy became triathlon runner-up in the youth class.

2008 Summer Olympics

Duffy started for Bermuda at the Summer Olympics in 2008 and again in 2012. She also competes successfully in cross triathlon in races of the Xterra racing series. In October 2013 she finished third at the Xterra World Championship in Hawaii.

In August 2014 she became ITU vice world champion cross triathlon in Germany. In October she was able to win the Xterra World Championship in Hawaii.

World champion cross triathlon 2015

In March 2015 Flora Duffy finished third in the opening race of the World Championship racing series in Abu Dhabi. In September she finished seventh in the 2015 World Championship racing series after the final “Grand Final race” in Chicago.

Just a week later, she became ITU world champion cross triathlon in Sardinia. On Maui, she successfully defended her title from the previous year in November and became Xterra World Champion for the second time.

2016 Summer Olympics

In April 2016, she finished third in the third World Cup race - after narrowly missing out on the podium in the first two races with fourth place. Flora Duffy qualified for a starting place at the 2016 Summer Olympics, she started for Bermuda on August 20 in Rio de Janeiro and finished eighth. Flora Duffy is trained by Dan Hugo and Neal Henderson.

World champion triathlon short distance 2016

In September 2016, the 28-year-old became world champion in the short-distance triathlon with her victory in the ninth race of the ITU annual ranking. She was able to achieve her third victory in a row at the Xterra World Championships in October, like the British Julie Dibens before her in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

World champion triathlon short distance 2017

In 2017 she was able to successfully defend the title from the previous year and once again secure the title of world champion in the short distance triathlon with six wins in the nine races of the world championship series.

Duffy completed a sociology degree at the University of Colorado Boulder , which she graduated with a bachelor's degree in June 2013.

Sporting successes

(DNF - Did Not Finish)

Web links

Commons : Flora Duffy  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Super League Triathlon - Championship Athletes
  2. The unsinkable Flora Duffy (January 9, 2013)
  3. Triathlon: Samuels wins Xterra World Champs (October 28, 2013)
  4. ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships: Ruzafa and Müller win at O-See (August 17, 2014)
  5. ITU Points List | Elite Women (as of September 18, 2016)
  6. Mendez, Duffy win XTERRA Worlds (October 23, 2016)
  7. 2009 Xterra World Championship Results, Dibens Three-peats!
  9. Island House Triathlon: Overall victory for Richard Murray and Gwen Jorgensen. In: tri2b.com. October 31, 2016, accessed March 21, 2017 .
  10. Marais, Duffy crowned Xterra SA champs ( Memento of the original from October 4, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (February 23, 2015) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / sport.iafrica.com
  11. Xterra Maui: Nicky Samuels and Ruben Ruzafa win the world title (October 28, 2013)