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Marko Albert (born 25 June 1979) is a former Estonian triathlete. Albert started his sporting career as swimmer and switched to triathlon in 1997. He is coached by Jüri Käen.

Marko Albert
Marko Albert at the 2012 Melbourne Ironman (crop).jpg
Marko Albert at the Melbourne Ironman on March 25, 2012, finishing 9th
Personal information
Born (1979-06-25) 25 June 1979 (age 40)
Tallinn, Estonia
ResidenceTallinn
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Country Estonia
ClubTriatloniklubi 21.CC
Coached byJüri Käen

Albert is 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) tall and weighs 78 kg (172 lb).[1]

AchievementsEdit

Albert has twice finished second in International Triathlon Union World Cup: Rio de Janeiro in 2004 and New Plymouth in 2006. He has also been total six times in TOP 10 in ITU World Cup. He competed in two Olympic Games triathlons 2004 Athens 21st place and 2008 Beijing 41st place. Latest best result is 2014 Ironman New Zealand where he got first place in front of Cameron Brown and Terenzo Bozzone. He has also won Ironman 70.3 Racine and Ironman 70.3 Victoria. His best Ironman time is 8:04:08. Marko is one of the best swimmers in long course triathlon.

Albert is also an experienced triathlon coach holding 5th category coach qualification.

Notable resultsEdit

Some of Albert's notable achievements include:

Date Event Place
2018 Ironman Tallinn 3
2018 ITU Long Course World Championships Odense 3
2017 Ironman European Championships Frankfurt 7
2017 Ironman 70.3 Victoria 1
2017 Ironman New Zealand 4
2016 Ironman World Championship 14
2016 Ironman European Championship Frankfurt 4
2016 Ironman African Championship South Africa 3
2014 Ironman New Zealand 1
2014 Ironman Austria 5
2014 Ironman 70.3 South Africa 10
2014 Ironman 70.3 Italy 7
2013 Ironman New Zealand 2
2013 Ironman 70.3 Geelong 7
2013 Ironman 70.3 South Africa 4
2012 Ironman 70.3 Racine 1
2012 Ironman New Zealand 6
2012 Ironman Melbourne 9
2011 Ironman World Championships 13
2011 Ironman Austria 3
2011 Ironman 70.3 US Open Championships, Galveston 6
2010 Ironman 70.3 Austin 2
2009 Ironman 70.3 St Pölten 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Marko Albert's Profile". ITU. Archived from the original on 15 April 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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