Sam Dickinson

Sam Dickinson may have been a late starter to triathlon, but two years after his introduction to the sport, he was the British junior champion and topped the table at the British Triathlon Super Series in 2015. In 2016 he won silver at the ETU European Championships, and represented GB at the ITU World Championships. In 2018 he won silver in the U23 elite race at the ITU World Championships on the Gold Coast.

Sam is originally from York, but now lives and trains in Leeds, where he is part of the Leeds Triathlon Centre and coached by Liam O'Neill. He's studying Sport and Exercise science at the University of Leeds.

 

Sam's older brother, Tom, also represents the Great Britain Age Group triathlon team. They both competed on the Gold Coast at the ITU World Championshis in 2018. They played every sport from county level hockey to basketball shoot-outs in the back garden whilst growing up. His dad was a reluctant swimmer, preferring to play water polo, captaining the combined services water polo team. His mother was a county level gymnast. 

 

Major Results

Date Event Position
22nd Sep 2018 2018 Weihai ITU Triathlon World Cup 26th
14th Sep 2018 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Gold Coast 2nd
18th Aug 2018 2018 Lausanne ITU Triathlon World Cup 31st
20th Jul 2018 2018 Tartu ETU Triathlon European Championships 8th
7th Jul 2018 2018 Tiszaujvaros ITU Triathlon World Cup 5th
15th Apr 2018 2018 Melilla ETU Triathlon European Cup 5th
18th Mar 2018 2018 Gran Canaria ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup 27th
15th Sep 2017 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam 26th
6th Aug 2017 2017 Velence ETU U23 Triathlon European Championships 1st
6th Aug 2017 2017 Velence ETU U23 Triathlon European Championships 1st
5th Aug 2017 2017 Velence ETU U23 Triathlon European Championships 4th
24th Jun 2017 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships 11th
4th Jun 2017 2017 Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup LAP
16th Sep 2016 2016 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Cozumel 8th
23rd Jul 2016 2016 Rotterdam ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup DNF
2nd Jul 2016 2016 Holten ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup 1st
19th Jun 2016 2016 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup 1st
18th Jun 2016 2016 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup 1st
28th May 2016 2016 Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships 2nd
3rd Apr 2016 2016 Quarteira ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup 2nd
17th Sep 2015 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago DNF
26th Jul 2015 2015 GBR Sprint Triathlon National Championships 1st
22nd Aug 2014 2014 Nottingham ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup 25th

I was a late starter to triathlon. I swam and ran from an early age with my elder brother, Tom. We both saw the London Olympic triathlon so gave it a go in 2013.

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