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Australia’s triathlon team for Paris 2024 Olympics – full list


Olympian Matthew Hauser is set to lead a four-member Australian triathlon team at the Paris 2024 Olympics, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced on Thursday.

Matthew Hauser will become the fifth Australian man to compete in triathlon at two Olympics. He took part in Tokyo 2020 where he finished 24th in the men’s event.

Hauser also competed in the mixed relay event, finishing ninth with Ashleigh Gentle, Emma Jeffcoat and Jacob Birtwhistle.

The 26-year-old Hauser was the first triathlete to secure his place in the Australian Olympic team with an eighth-place finish at the World Triathlon Championship Series Final last year.

The Australian triathlon team also includes Luke Willian, Natalie Van Coevorden and Sophie Linn, who will be making their Olympic debuts in Paris.

The triathletes will each contest the individual event and combine for the mixed team relay.

As a team, the four Australians have already secured international success. They won the mixed relay silver at the World Triathlon Championship Series Hamburg in 2022.

Matthew Hauser sits fourth and Luke Willian 13th in the world rankings, finishing second and third, respectively, at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Yokohama last month. The two of them are training in Spain along with Natalie Van Coevorden ahead of the Olympics while Sophie Linn is training in Colorado, USA.

“I’m absolutely stoked. After missing out in 2021, this has been the goal for the past three years – to qualify for Paris. To be able to do that, and to officially be selected just feels amazing,” said 28-year-old Luke Willian after the announcement.

“There are only around 460 Australians selected for these Olympics, and I believe it’s about the same every year, so, I’m in very special company. To have my name among some of the greats is pretty special.”

Willian had earned an automatic nomination after winning the bronze medal at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Yokohama last month.

The Paris 2024 Olympics men’s and women’s triathlon events will be held on July 30 and July 31 while the mixed team relay will take place on August 5. The triathlon course will see athletes crossing symbolic Parisian landmarks such as the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower.

Australian Paris 2024 Olympics triathlon team

  • Matthew Hauser (men’s individual and mixed team relay)
  • Luke Willian (men’s individual and mixed team relay)
  • Natalie Van Coevorden (women’s individual and mixed team relay)
  • Sophie Linn (women’s individual and mixed team relay)



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