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.

Geran Hughes 

Geran Hughes

Age: 53


What club are you a member of?

GOG Triathlon Club


What is your spirit biscuit? 

I’m one finger of a Kit Kat and Angella my wife is the other finger as we do triathlons side by side.


When did you first start triathlon and why?

First triathlon in 1999-to minimise any running injuries.


What is your best memory of a triathlon in Wales?

Winning the M50 age group in the Slateman Sprint Triathlon in 2016.


What is your favourite Triathlon to race in Wales?

The Slateman.


What is your favourite motivational saying?

“Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind”.


What does joining this team mean to you?

A wonderful opportunity to represent Wales at another discipline and meet likeminded people.


Who is your favourite sports person?

Sebastian Coe was my athletics hero!

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