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Meet the athletes

Want to find out more about the Great Britain Triathlon Team?

Get to know the 36 athletes on the UK Sport Lottery Funded World-Class Olympic and Paralympic Performance Programme.

Andrew Martin 

 

Andrew Martin

Age: 43

 

What club are you a member of?

Pencoed Tri

 

What is your spirit biscuit? 

Pink wafer biscuit....fragile, but I can float ok.

 

When did you first start triathlon and why?

2011. Conned into a relay after a few pints of beer.

 

What is your best memory of a triathlon in Wales?

The recent SWYD one. A good test in each discipline, and varied rather than a short swim, and out & back run format.

 

What is your favourite Triathlon to race in Wales?

Tuska

 

What is your favourite motivational saying?

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” Billy Ocean

 

What does joining this team mean to you?

My roots have always been important to me, so I’m proud to compete in my national kit.

 

Who is your favourite sports person?

It has to be Ali Brownlee! or Chris Goulden

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