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Grace Thek

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30
World Rank
3
National
53
Swim
48
Bike
25
Run
Australia
Weight
47kg
Height
1.53m
Age
32
Born
1991
 
Bike
Cadex
Run
Hoka One One
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Grace Thek

Melbourne ace Grace Thek made an impressive transition to the professional triathlon ranks in 2018, claiming second spot in her very first IRONMAN 70.3 event on home soil in Geelong. She came agonisingly close to an amazing victory, having led before collapsing in the final yards to be overtaken.

If that dramatic day wasn’t enough to announce her arrival on the big stage, Grace immediately followed up by claiming her first victory at 70.3 in Japan.

The 2019 season was arguably even better for Thek as she showed admirable consistency. She made five podiums at 70.3 events and finished a creditable 17th on her first appearance at the 70.3 World Championship in Nice - having trained for the event in Girona, Spain.

“Overall, I was really happy with my performance,” said Grace afterwards.

“Went in really with really zero expectations and just wanted have a good time and enjoy the experience in my first World Championship.”

Grace started 2020 in good style too, finishing second in Geelong to make it three consecutive podiums there.

While Thek was a highly talented runner from an early age, the love affair with triathlon did not begin until she was well into her 20s. The rise through the ranks to elite professional has been pretty meteoric.

Grace balances her work life as a physiotherapist and pilates instructor at Lifecare Australia with her work life as a triathlete. She graduated the University of Melbourne as a Doctor of Physiotherapy.

A move up to the full iron distance is a likely step for Grace at some stage at the future, but for now she is content to try to maximise her potential at 70.3.

Grace, like all top-level triathletes, is incredibly driven, explaining: “I like to push myself mentally and physically and personally every day when I get out and train and race.

“I am always trying to better yesterday and use each day as an opportunity to learn more about myself.”

Current PTO World Ranking Points
30
PTO European Open 2023
82.80
Challenge Salou 2023
80.33
Challenge "The Championship" Samorin 2023
78.93
Sum / 3
80.69
Ranking History
#16#74#132#190#248201820192020202120222023*20242018Overall60.37 pts#100Swim75.99 pts#64Bike49.69 pts#244Run80.81 pts#522019Overall70.48 pts#82Swim77.45 pts#54Bike68.18 pts#138Run83.49 pts#412020Overall72.66 pts#52Swim76.60 pts#45Bike68.36 pts#104Run84.18 pts#362021Overall65.18 pts#56Swim84.62 pts#44Bike58.38 pts#101Run80.39 pts#432022Overall78.04 pts#47Swim94.86 pts#39Bike78.51 pts#54Run94.11 pts#212023Overall80.69 pts#29Swim70.37 pts#54Bike77.39 pts#42Run81.09 pts#222024Overall80.69 pts#30Swim70.28 pts#53Bike75.87 pts#48Run81.09 pts#25

* New PTO World Ranking System implemented.

Results
40 Races5
1
10
2
7
3
2024
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
06 Apr
4
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
26:23
2:31:15
1:19:28
4:23:16
89.67-
24 Mar
2
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
23:57
2:19:09
1:20:56
4:08:17
78.26
80.0578.26
04 Feb
2
Ironman 70.3 Tasmania
27:03
2:29:54
1:23:31
4:23:30
69.37
76.1369.37
2023
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
02 Jul
DNF
Challenge Walchsee
26:29
2:23:54
--:--
--:--
0
75.12-
04 Jun
1
Challenge Salou
26:15
2:05:48
1:21:50
3:53:53
80.33
76.980.33
21 May
5
Challenge "The Championship" Samorin
25:26
2:12:06
1:19:19
4:01:28
78.93
82.7178.93
06 May
11
PTO European Open
26:36
2:10:57
1:08:59
3:48:55
82.8
92.2382.80
26 Mar
1
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
24:50
2:19:09
1:19:58
4:08:10
77.16
70.0677.16
18 Feb
1
Challenge Wanaka Half
26:40
2:31:12
1:31:04
4:32:30
66.9
63.166.90
05 Feb
2
Ironman 70.3 Tasmania
26:37
2:33:27
1:23:15
4:26:05
71.39
65.2871.39
2022
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
17 Sep
24
PTO US Open
29:18
2:12:07
1:24:32
4:08:03
56.91
86.3356.91
28 Aug
2
Ironman 70.3 Zell am See
26:18
2:31:22
1:20:09
4:23:06
74.47
71.1174.47
21 Aug
4
WT Long Distance Championships
27:55
1:59:40
1:07:16
3:39:42
82.35
75.4682.35
29 May
2
Challenge St Pölten
26:02
2:29:10
1:16:35
4:16:29
68.11
55.5668.11
22 May
8
Challenge "The Championship" Samorin
26:36
2:24:18
1:25:01
4:21:23
62.61
71.6962.61
13 Mar
3
Challenge Shepparton
26:55
2:20:51
1:23:34
4:13:37
54.01
55.0554.01
27 Feb
1
Husky Ultimate
27:03
2:26:40
1:22:28
4:19:32
52.53
27.2352.53
20 Feb
3
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
25:42
2:26:13
1:19:31
4:15:45
59.38
55.1459.38
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
05 Dec
5
Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells
27:36
2:27:23
1:23:04
4:22:03
59.4269
04:07:0159.43
30 Oct
5
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
27:18
2:31:55
1:20:50
4:25:41
65.2388
04:12:3165.24
18 Sep
16
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
27:22
2:29:39
1:25:34
4:24:55
58.1913
04:09:1758.19
29 Aug
4
Challenge "The Championship" Samorin
31:55
2:21:57
1:18:06
4:18:03
56.8118
04:02:2156.81
11 Apr
3
Challenge Shepparton
27:13
2:26:52
1:18:34
4:15:33
59.8488
04:01:0259.85
28 Mar
3
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
25:05
2:28:29
1:20:39
4:18:51
67.686
04:06:5367.69
27 Feb
4
Husky Ultimate
26:13
2:26:15
1:25:02
4:20:30
62.6126
04:06:4062.61
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
23 Feb
2
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
24:08
2:27:16
1:20:37
4:16:27
74.1668
04:06:5374.17
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
07 Dec
3
Ironman 70.3 Taupo
26:50
2:30:27
1:23:55
4:26:41
57.8738
04:10:5057.87
24 Nov
2
Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney
27:03
2:23:10
1:23:30
4:16:03
62.1196
04:02:1762.12
07 Sep
17
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
27:32
2:53:39
1:21:16
4:46:42
55.9136
04:28:5555.91
12 May
5
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
25:43
2:27:55
1:35:44
4:33:22
42.2287
04:11:3442.23
14 Apr
4
Challenge Melbourne
28:19
2:21:20
1:20:30
4:13:38
59.1324
03:58:5959.13
24 Mar
2
Ironman 70.3 Taiwan
27:15
2:30:34
1:21:28
4:29:09
60.792
04:14:1260.79
17 Feb
3
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
23:29
2:22:53
1:22:02
4:12:22
81.6788
04:05:3781.68
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
25 Nov
3
Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney
27:58
2:29:10
1:20:09
4:19:35
67.6406
04:07:3467.64
11 Nov
2
Challenge Shepparton
26:05
2:29:11
1:18:42
4:17:05
55.6078
04:01:0255.61
09 Sep
6
Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz
25:38
2:30:38
1:24:49
4:26:22
49.229
04:07:3149.23
05 Aug
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Philippines
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:12:55-
17 Jun
1
Ironman 70.3 Japan
27:19
2:34:52
1:28:55
4:36:19
44.6005
04:15:0744.60
22 Apr
4
Challenge Melbourne
26:57
2:24:52
1:16:34
4:12:14
57.8474
03:57:1457.85
18 Feb
2
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
26:14
2:31:34
1:24:38
4:26:19
54.2567
04:09:1354.26
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2024
80
30
2023
80
29
2022
78
47
2021
65
56
2020
72
52
2019
70
82
2018
60
100
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2024
70
53
2023
70
54
2022
94
39
2021
84
44
2020
76
45
2019
77
54
2018
75
64
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2024
75
48
2023
77
42
2022
78
54
2021
58
101
2020
68
104
2019
68
138
2018
49
244
Run
Year
Points
Position
2024
81
25
2023
81
22
2022
94
21
2021
80
43
2020
84
36
2019
83
41
2018
80
52
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