Lauren Barnett
Lauren Barnett
Country
World Rank
52
Weight
55kg
Height
1.67m
Age
36
DOB
11/17/84
68%Swim83%Bike84%Run80%Overall
Athletes are measured as a percentage (for each discipline and overall) based on a relative comparison to the #1 ranked athlete who's rated at 100%.
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Lauren Barnett

Lauren Barnett returned to triathlon in 2018 after taking time out for a very important moment in her life - the birth of her first child Beckham.

But since coming back to professional competition she has once again showed admirable consistency at the highest level.

Lauren finished seventh at IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz and third at Augusta in 2018, before adding further top-10 finishes at 70.3 in Texas, Chattanooga, Victoria and Steelhead in 2019.

Barnett then travelled to Nice for the 70.3 World Championship and finished 35th, before making it back-to-back third-place finishes at Augusta.

In part one of her career, Lauren had claimed four victories in IRONMAN 70.3 competition, at Augusta (clearly a happy hunting ground) and New Orleans in 2014 and then in Root and Raleigh in 2016. That Raleigh success was physically the most painful of her career to date.

“There were mere seconds between first and second, when I was racing with Meredith Kessler. She and I were pushing each other to the limit in very intense heat and humidity,” says Barnett.

“Every moment counted, and it took every ounce of energy to get to that finish line first. It was a very special win as Meredith is someone I look up to so much in this sport, as an athlete and as a person.”

Lauren, who is based in Kansas City, is well known for her excellent cycling prowess and had initially turned professional in 2013 after an undefeated season as an elite amateur.

‘Lou’ first got into the sport when a friend asked if she wanted to do a race together. She competed using “a hybrid mountain bike with not much air in the tyres, a swimsuit with a baggy T-shirt underneath and huge red shorts”. But she admits that race changed the course of her life and he hasn’t looked back since.

The triathlon community is something that Lauren really loves, explaining: “there is always somebody to take you under their wing, always things to learn and improve upon”.

In terms of inspirational heroes and role models Lauren looks no further than her mother, explaining: “She battled through breast cancer and taught me so much about what it means to be strong, humble, determined, persistent, positive etc through that journey.”

Current PTO World Ranking Points
52
Average best 3 races 2019/2020
70.50
Average
70.50
Ranking History
#32#105#178#251201420152016201720182019202020212014Overall181.738 pts#75Swim90.7669 pts#144Bike127.629 pts#131Run130.905 pts#772015Overall236.715 pts#43Swim109.899 pts#147Bike165.059 pts#56Run157.829 pts#442016Overall247.14 pts#37Swim109.575 pts#164Bike166.425 pts#56Run162.912 pts#462017Overall218.023 pts#63Swim97.9701 pts#204Bike153.179 pts#85Run157.096 pts#602018Overall124.706 pts#176Swim46.6315 pts#319Bike62.4508 pts#317Run47.4446 pts#2962019Overall221.867 pts#73Swim90.3259 pts#179Bike153.66 pts#95Run152.715 pts#592020Overall211.497 pts#58Swim80.9718 pts#175Bike153.66 pts#72Run152.715 pts#542021Overall70.499 pts#52Swim40.4859 pts#178Bike76.8298 pts#65Run76.3573 pts#48
Results
23 Races4
1
3
2
4
3
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
29 Sep
3
IM 70.3 Augusta
25:49
2:25:44
1:23:31
4:18:45
72.8739
04:08:3872.87
7 Sep
35
IM 70.3 World Championship
32:45
2:57:00
1:26:30
5:00:45
21.0825
04:28:5521.08
30 Jun
4
IM 70.3 Steelhead
31:25
2:24:07
1:24:50
4:24:09
52.265
04:06:3052.27
2 Jun
6
IM 70.3 Victoria
29:09
2:32:39
1:23:53
4:29:25
59.5827
04:14:0159.58
19 May
4
IM 70.3 Chattanooga
27:14
2:22:11
1:24:27
4:20:25
70.5981
04:09:2570.60
4 May
17
IM 70.3 St. George
29:21
2:24:50
1:33:36
4:31:28
46.6914
04:11:2246.69
7 Apr
8
IM 70.3 Texas
29:36
2:13:42
1:23:40
4:09:27
68.025
03:58:0268.03
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
23 Sep
3
IM 70.3 Augusta
--:--
--:--
--:--
4:13:16
78.3953
04:05:1978.40
9 Sep
7
IM 70.3 Santa Cruz
27:51
2:25:47
1:28:33
4:27:27
46.3111
04:07:3146.31
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
17 Jul
1
IM 70.3 Racine
--:--
1:12:58
1:22:40
2:36:37
0
--
26 Jun
3
IM 70.3 Mont Tremblant
27:36
2:25:44
1:25:14
4:22:46
73.0306
04:12:3373.03
5 Jun
1
IM 70.3 Raleigh
31:26
2:21:19
1:25:02
4:21:04
76.6074
04:12:1376.61
22 May
5
IM 70.3 Chattanooga
26:37
2:23:44
1:26:39
4:21:22
68.3854
04:09:3268.39
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
8 Nov
2
IM 70.3 Austin
29:13
2:30:03
1:23:48
4:26:43
63.9022
04:13:0163.90
20 Sep
8
IM 70.3 Cozumel
26:21
3:02:11
1:31:14
5:03:52
0
04:10:13-
30 Aug
9
IM 70.3 World Championship
26:36
2:32:18
1:27:52
4:31:00
66.182
04:17:5566.18
28 Jun
2
IM 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake
27:35
2:26:08
1:23:27
4:19:35
80.6642
04:12:1680.66
31 May
2
IM 70.3 Raleigh
30:32
2:18:53
1:22:58
4:14:58
89.8688
04:11:0989.87
26 Apr
8
IM 70.3 Texas
29:40
2:22:12
1:30:03
4:24:37
52.4034
04:06:5952.40
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
28 Sep
1
IM 70.3 Augusta
21:35
2:24:13
1:21:32
4:11:33
62.1435
03:58:0262.14
7 Sep
16
IM 70.3 World Championship
27:14
2:27:30
1:26:51
4:25:53
56.3185
04:09:3256.32
29 Jun
3
IM 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake
27:23
2:32:09
1:28:02
4:29:58
62.0688
04:15:2662.07
13 Apr
1
IM 70.3 New Orleans
29:09
2:22:40
1:26:22
4:21:34
57.5256
04:05:5457.53
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
70
52
2020
211
58
2019
221
73
2018
124
176
2017
218
63
2016
247
37
2015
236
43
2014
181
75
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
40
178
2020
80
175
2019
90
179
2018
46
319
2017
97
204
2016
109
164
2015
109
147
2014
90
144
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
76
65
2020
153
72
2019
153
95
2018
62
317
2017
153
85
2016
166
56
2015
165
56
2014
127
131
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
76
48
2020
152
54
2019
152
59
2018
47
296
2017
157
60
2016
162
46
2015
157
44
2014
130
77
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