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Gabriella Zelinka

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139
World Rank
1
National
107
Swim
144
Bike
130
Run
Hungary
Weight
-
Height
1.64m
Age
33
Born
1991
 
 
 
Biography

Gabriella Zelinka

Gabriella Zelinka has been a dominant triathlon force domestically in Hungary for a number of years now, as well as showcasing her talents on the global stage.

Zelinka, who hails from Budapest, has been National Champion three times while also placing third in the long-distance European Championship in 2013. She had been a competitive road cyclist before really putting sole focus on triathlon, figuring prominently at domestic and European level.

Her first major professional victory came over the 70.3 distance at Pays d’Aix in 2015, while other notable performances include podiums in 2018 at Italy Emilia-Romagna (second at full distance) and in 2019 at Barcelona (third over 70.3).

Gabriella, a member of the PPR Team, also produced a personal-best time of 9:02:50 in finishing fifth over the full distance at IRONMAN Barcelona in October 2019 - an event she now describes as her favourite.

The move into triathlon came after Zelinka had tried her hand at a number of different sports including figure skating, swimming and cycling.

Despite trying swimming growing up, Gabriella says it is now very much her least favourite of the triathlon disciplines, while she loves being on the bike.

While she does not have a specific idol or hero, Zelinka says she has always looked up to famous athletes and is constantly driven today by the desire to improve and be better.

When she is not competing professionally around the world in triathlons Gabriella still enjoys skating and skiing, while the one thing she cannot live without is coffee. Her favourite cheat meal is ice cream.

Meanwhile she loves training in the mountains and holidays by “rocky seasides”.

As for the best racing advice she has received, it is “be patient during a long-distance race”.

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Current PTO World Ranking Points
139
Challenge Cesenatico 2024
Bonus +5%
58.84
Ironman Frankfurt 2023
55.87
Ironman Portugal 2023
54.61
Sum / 3
56.44
Ranking History
#55#115#175#235#29520132014201520162017201820192020202120222023*20242013Overall8.90 pts#180Swim16.09 pts#181Bike25.46 pts#213Run13.68 pts#1822014Overall8.90 pts#262Swim16.09 pts#284Bike25.46 pts#292Run13.68 pts#2742015Overall30.46 pts#188Swim59.72 pts#122Bike44.07 pts#262Run68.03 pts#852016Overall30.46 pts#208Swim59.72 pts#137Bike44.07 pts#275Run68.03 pts#952017Overall26.19 pts#243Swim35.75 pts#281Bike46.63 pts#263Run45.29 pts#1992018Overall59.98 pts#104Swim55.02 pts#155Bike73.85 pts#114Run57.99 pts#1362019Overall63.84 pts#101Swim55.97 pts#136Bike85.41 pts#67Run56.71 pts#1352020Overall56.34 pts#94Swim52.49 pts#120Bike68.25 pts#107Run56.69 pts#1032021Overall39.54 pts#105Swim60.27 pts#107Bike53.91 pts#117Run52.48 pts#1112022Overall56.08 pts#93Swim86.20 pts#60Bike60.19 pts#128Run66.54 pts#1002023Overall61.41 pts#107Swim57.33 pts#95Bike60.33 pts#120Run60.09 pts#972024Overall56.44 pts#139Swim55.93 pts#107Bike55.72 pts#144Run53.86 pts#130

* New PTO World Ranking System implemented.

Rivals
wins / races

Results

35 Races3
1
3
2
5
3

2024

Points: NaN
Date#TierRaceSwimBikeRunOverallSOFPts
12 May
5
SilverChallenge Cesenatico27:522:42:381:36:264:49:38
56.04
58.78
56.04
Swim27:52
Bike2:42:38
Run1:36:26

2023

Points: NaN
Date#TierRaceSwimBikeRunOverallSOFPts
21 Oct
10
SilverIronman Portugal51:085:15:313:05:479:21:48
54.61
77.23
54.61
Swim51:08
Bike5:15:31
Run3:05:47
02 Sep
1
BronzeAustria Triathlon Half27:222:10:381:29:294:11:13
52.73
29.25
52.73
Swim27:22
Bike2:10:38
Run1:29:29
02 Jul
12
GoldIronman Frankfurt1:02:025:15:513:16:189:41:01
55.87
78.36
55.87
Swim1:02:02
Bike5:15:51
Run3:16:18
28 May
6
SilverApfelland Triathlon25:462:39:141:21:554:30:12
58.21
68.59
58.21
Swim25:46
Bike2:39:14
Run1:21:55
07 May
13
PlatinumWT Long Distance Championships46:023:23:512:12:296:28:08
67.35
79.56
67.35
Swim46:02
Bike3:23:51
Run2:12:29
30 Apr
1
BronzeNo Limits Triathlon28:422:18:321:25:164:14:51
44.58
13.5
44.58
Swim28:42
Bike2:18:32
Run1:25:16

2022

Points: NaN
Date#TierRaceSwimBikeRunOverallSOFPts
18 Sep
6
SilverIronman Italy58:314:41:493:07:258:56:07
59.83
67.55
59.83
Swim58:31
Bike4:41:49
Run3:07:25
03 Sep
2
BronzeAustria Triathlon Half26:002:14:201:24:144:07:47
59.3
55.04
59.30
Swim26:00
Bike2:14:20
Run1:24:14
21 Aug
14
PlatinumWT Long Distance Championships32:312:06:581:14:033:58:51
59.98
75.46
59.98
Swim32:31
Bike2:06:58
Run1:14:03
26 Jun
3
SilverIronman Nice57:515:33:343:06:199:45:14
59.37
55.38
59.37
Swim57:51
Bike5:33:34
Run3:06:19
22 May
10
GoldChallenge "The Championship" Samorin30:272:25:361:28:364:30:36
53.51
71.69
53.51
Swim30:27
Bike2:25:36
Run1:28:36
01 May
4
BronzeNo Limits Triathlon29:112:18:351:28:344:18:25
42.7
43.95
42.70
Swim29:11
Bike2:18:35
Run1:28:34

2021

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
10 Oct
4
Challenge Budva29:062:35:051:23:174:30:33
35.648
04:06:44
35.65
Swim29:06
Bike2:35:05
Run1:23:17
05 Sep
15
Challenge Roth58:275:02:343:08:459:15:50
6.24074
08:07:18
6.24
Swim58:27
Bike5:02:34
Run3:08:45
15 Aug
3
Embrun--:----:----:--11:45:31
43.0598
10:50:00
43.06
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
27 Jun
11
Challenge Walchsee29:552:17:231:29:414:20:04
39.919
03:58:34
39.92
Swim29:55
Bike2:17:23
Run1:29:41
30 May
11
Challenge St Pölten31:372:35:381:27:164:40:38
27.6717
04:13:10
27.67
Swim31:37
Bike2:35:38
Run1:27:16

2019

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
06 Oct
5
Ironman Barcelona56:194:47:123:14:099:02:50
64.2653
08:35:13
64.27
Swim56:19
Bike4:47:12
Run3:14:09
28 Jul
7
Ironman Hamburg1:00:595:14:283:52:0510:14:28
2.57096
08:56:07
2.57
Swim1:00:59
Bike5:14:28
Run3:52:05
14 Jul
5
Ironman 70.3 Astana--:----:----:--4:18:22
57.0631
04:02:44
57.06
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
02 Jun
10
Challenge "The Championship" Samorin29:192:22:041:28:524:26:10
37.8423
04:03:28
37.84
Swim29:19
Bike2:22:04
Run1:28:52
19 May
3
Ironman 70.3 Barcelona28:392:45:531:25:564:45:09
47.6803
04:24:24
47.68
Swim28:39
Bike2:45:53
Run1:25:56
05 May
6
Challenge Riccione29:432:35:151:28:044:37:49
27.1041
04:10:26
27.10
Swim29:43
Bike2:35:15
Run1:28:04

2018

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
22 Sep
2
Ironman Italy57:234:57:273:17:249:19:51
70.1842
08:55:53
70.18
Swim57:23
Bike4:57:27
Run3:17:24
17 Jun
3
Challenge Heilbronn27:152:34:471:24:594:30:02
51.8673
04:11:51
51.87
Swim27:15
Bike2:34:47
Run1:24:59
15 Apr
8
Challenge Roma Half--:----:----:--4:01:30
7.47145
03:32:04
7.47
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--

2017

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
29 Oct
10
Challenge Sardinia29:512:44:251:31:114:48:20
20.7037
04:17:41
20.70
Swim29:51
Bike2:44:25
Run1:31:11
24 Sep
2
Challenge Madrid1:03:035:37:103:13:299:53:42
57.8769
09:18:25
57.88
Swim1:03:03
Bike5:37:10
Run3:13:29

2015

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
14 Jun
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Italy--:----:----:----:--
04:20:03
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
17 May
8
Ironman 70.3 Austria29:282:40:301:22:074:37:24
30.3694
04:11:10
30.37
Swim29:28
Bike2:40:30
Run1:22:07
03 May
1
Ironman 70.3 Pays d'Aix26:312:36:441:24:304:33:32
61.0018
04:18:25
61.00
Swim26:31
Bike2:36:44
Run1:24:30

2014

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
14 Sep
4
Challenge Weymouth36:475:26:363:04:019:13:58
0
-
-
Swim36:47
Bike5:26:36
Run3:04:01
23 Aug
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Budapest--:----:----:----:--
03:58:02
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--

2013

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
01 Sep
3
Challenge Vichy58:235:13:073:20:199:37:01
26.6883
08:39:51
26.69
Swim58:23
Bike5:13:07
Run3:20:19

Ranking per Season

Overall

Year
Points
Pos
2024
56
139
2023
61
107
2022
56
93
2021
39
105
2020
56
94
2019
63
101
2018
59
104
2017
26
243
2016
30
208
2015
30
188
2014
8
262
2013
8
180

Swim

Year
Points
Pos
2024
55
107
2023
57
95
2022
86
60
2021
60
107
2020
52
120
2019
55
136
2018
55
155
2017
35
281
2016
59
137
2015
59
122
2014
16
284
2013
16
181

Bike

Year
Points
Pos
2024
55
144
2023
60
120
2022
60
128
2021
53
117
2020
68
107
2019
85
67
2018
73
114
2017
46
263
2016
44
275
2015
44
262
2014
25
292
2013
25
213

Run

Year
Points
Pos
2024
53
130
2023
60
97
2022
66
100
2021
52
111
2020
56
103
2019
56
135
2018
57
136
2017
45
199
2016
68
95
2015
68
85
2014
13
274
2013
13
182
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