The Physical Performance Show: Javier Gomez Noya; 8 x World Triathlon Champion

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In episode 315 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Javier Gomez Noya: 8 x World Triathlon Champion in this Featured Performer Episode.

8 x World Triathlon champion Javier Gomez is truly a legend of the sport, his Instagram bio is simple. “I swim, bike and run around the world” and he has done just that at the highest level for over 20 years.

Javier has been 5 x World Triathlon Series Champion, 2 x Ironman 70.3 world champion, XTERRA World Champion, 5 x European champion and 2012 London Olympic silver medallist.  Javier has also been Long Distance World Champion, his focus is now firmly on the Ironman World after a brief foray into Ironman racing in 2019.

To listen to Episode 315:


Click the icon to listen to the interview on iTunes or listen using the Soundcloud player below


Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Javier’s recollection of the Auckland 2012 Race
  • Javier’s reflection on 2012 London Olympics
  • Javier’s 2016 Elbow Fracture
  • Reflecting on his Olympic Career
  • Setbacks early in his career
  • Recollection of his first Triathlon
  • Transition and learnings with his new coach Dan Plews
  • His debut long course race in Cairns 2018
  • Hawaii 2018 Race recollection
  • Javier’s 2022 target races
  • Learning about working at altitude
  • Reflecting his Tokyo 2021 Race
  • Listener Q&A

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Instagram: @jgomeznoya
Twitter: @Jgomeznoya


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