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77
World Rank
9
National
112
Swim
82
Bike
57
Run
Australia
Weight
67kg
Height
1.80m
Age
39
DOB
29 Jun 1984
Swim
Deboer
Bike
Giant
 
Biography More

Tim Van Berkel

Family clearly plays a big part in Tim Van Berkel’s life. He admits his mum is his hero while he is most proud of being a Dad. 'Berks' first got into triathlon purely by chance, to help him keep fit for what was then his keener interest, Australian Rules Football. His first real foray into the higher levels was competing in the 20-24 division in the 2005 Hawaii ITU Age Group Triathlon World Championships. Tim finished ninth there and it was to be his final race as an amateur. He turned professional and says to this day the thing he is most proud of is “avoiding a 9-5 job”. Since that pivotal decision in Tim’s life he has been competing at elite level for more than 15 years, winning a string of events in IRONMAN, 70.3 and Challenge Family competition. His finest performance in the World Championship remains his seventh in 2014, though in 2019 his 16th rounded off yet another excellent season which again showcased admirable consistency. Tim’s favourite disciplines are, in order, “run, bike, swim. I’m a land creature” while from a pain perspective no particular race stands out. “They’re all painful,” he tells us. Away from the triathlon course, ‘Berks’ is a huge fan of house music, enjoys mixed martial arts and says his favourite cheat meal is beer and a burger. While roads and water play a massive part in his life, he also has an affinity for grass, admitting that probably his biggest quirk is “my lawn is my pride and joy”. The best advice he can pass on meanwhile is “consistency is key” when it comes to training, and then “visualise the race” when it comes to go time. 
Current PTO World Ranking Points
77
Ironman Cairns 2023
Best FD +5%
79.88
Ironman Australia 2023
71.98
Ironman 70.3 Langkawi 2023
69.43
Sum / 3
73.76
Ranking History
#1#42#83#124#16520072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023*20242007Overall10.23 pts#121Swim45.81 pts#101Bike24.53 pts#123Run21.58 pts#1562008Overall42.76 pts#36Swim55.20 pts#82Bike42.76 pts#64Run64.59 pts#292009Overall54.99 pts#22Swim58.21 pts#76Bike51.70 pts#56Run65.20 pts#322010Overall48.06 pts#41Swim57.65 pts#79Bike52.65 pts#54Run55.11 pts#712011Overall55.54 pts#36Swim57.42 pts#88Bike57.64 pts#58Run62.74 pts#562012Overall59.41 pts#29Swim58.25 pts#100Bike57.33 pts#69Run70.79 pts#442013Overall63.51 pts#28Swim63.25 pts#103Bike53.85 pts#87Run87.67 pts#42014Overall73.59 pts#29Swim79.30 pts#85Bike67.00 pts#69Run90.18 pts#52015Overall82.76 pts#25Swim83.52 pts#81Bike78.82 pts#53Run80.78 pts#312016Overall87.64 pts#15Swim91.80 pts#36Bike79.69 pts#68Run85.70 pts#312017Overall83.34 pts#38Swim91.80 pts#22Bike80.23 pts#78Run84.87 pts#312018Overall82.02 pts#50Swim82.58 pts#111Bike80.23 pts#79Run85.19 pts#352019Overall84.40 pts#43Swim84.01 pts#92Bike73.30 pts#130Run90.94 pts#212020Overall83.99 pts#39Swim82.44 pts#79Bike74.79 pts#91Run90.94 pts#162021Overall73.78 pts#65Swim76.60 pts#133Bike73.60 pts#93Run70.27 pts#1252022Overall78.06 pts#75Swim82.79 pts#142Bike72.37 pts#161Run86.83 pts#622023Overall73.76 pts#76Swim64.65 pts#113Bike71.02 pts#83Run74.35 pts#572024Overall73.76 pts#77Swim64.65 pts#112Bike71.02 pts#82Run74.35 pts#57

* New PTO World Ranking System implemented.

Rivals
wins / races
Results
97 Races10
1
20
2
12
3
2023
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
07 Oct
7
Ironman 70.3 Langkawi
25:24
2:11:39
1:21:13
4:00:55
69.43
79.8369.43
10 Sep
7
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
23:51
2:02:59
1:16:35
3:46:01
60.62
71.1260.62
18 Jun
3
Ironman Cairns
48:12
4:29:26
2:42:52
8:04:54
76.08
69.7176.08
07 May
2
Ironman Australia
49:36
4:27:15
2:46:27
8:07:01
71.98
67.5971.98
26 Feb
7
Husky Ultimate
25:23
2:09:30
1:19:49
3:57:42
45.57
62.7845.57
05 Feb
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Tasmania
23:48
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--:--
0
68.19-
2022
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallSOFPoints
08 Oct
42
Ironman Hawaii
49:41
4:38:35
3:23:28
8:57:41
45.48
91.4545.48
11 Sep
10
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
23:24
1:57:47
1:15:02
3:38:46
52.79
69.9652.79
24 Jul
33
PTO Canadian Open
28:46
1:54:54
1:06:54
3:32:23
56.31
84.8756.31
12 Jun
4
Ironman Cairns
50:04
4:31:37
2:48:37
8:14:20
69.78
70.2769.78
01 May
1
Ironman Australia
52:57
4:32:46
2:45:50
8:15:13
74.93
60.4474.93
13 Mar
1
Challenge Shepparton
25:15
2:02:29
1:16:25
3:46:20
68.91
60.0868.91
27 Feb
2
Husky Ultimate
23:57
2:07:55
1:17:47
3:52:30
60.45
56.6260.45
20 Feb
5
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
22:53
2:06:10
1:14:15
3:47:28
61.61
65.9961.61
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
05 Dec
DNF
Ironman Western Australia
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--:--
--:--
--:--
07:51:34-
06 Jun
2
Ironman Cairns
46:12
4:29:36
2:46:07
8:06:38
86.56
07:57:0186.56
28 Mar
4
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
23:20
2:08:18
1:14:17
3:50:14
68.3021
03:39:4768.30
27 Feb
5
Husky Ultimate
23:47
2:08:22
1:16:32
3:51:46
66.4653
03:40:4066.47
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
27 Sep
2
Ironman Cairns
47:46
4:31:04
2:53:25
8:15:57
87.2598
08:06:3987.26
23 Feb
3
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
22:03
2:09:56
1:12:19
3:48:37
73.2059
03:39:4773.21
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
01 Dec
3
Ironman Western Australia
49:14
4:20:02
2:46:48
8:00:26
85.5632
07:50:1585.56
12 Oct
16
Ironman Hawaii
51:44
4:31:01
2:52:37
8:20:16
76.1675
08:03:0076.17
08 Sep
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
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--:--
--:--
--:--
03:38:27-
11 Aug
3
Ironman 70.3 Philippines
24:17
2:12:26
1:22:18
4:03:12
66.7098
03:51:3866.71
09 Jun
2
Ironman Cairns
50:03
4:45:22
2:45:03
8:23:48
71.9618
08:03:2871.96
02 Jun
2
Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay
24:34
2:13:47
1:27:17
4:08:36
61.2684
03:54:5761.27
12 May
2
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
22:40
2:07:17
1:17:41
3:50:56
79.1605
03:43:5679.16
07 Apr
DNF
Ironman South Africa
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--:--
--:--
--:--
07:37:03-
24 Mar
3
Ironman 70.3 Davao
--:--
--:--
--:--
3:53:05
69.9596
03:43:0269.96
17 Feb
3
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
22:21
2:09:40
1:14:15
3:49:59
65.4445
03:38:3965.44
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
25 Nov
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:40:23-
11 Nov
2
Challenge Shepparton
24:38
2:06:43
1:13:19
3:47:30
59.8157
03:34:3459.82
13 Oct
12
Ironman Hawaii
50:39
4:27:47
2:50:36
8:13:47
82.4719
08:01:0882.47
26 Aug
4
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
22:52
2:05:50
1:12:15
3:44:57
64.0273
03:33:2664.03
05 Aug
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Philippines
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:45:09-
10 Jun
7
Ironman Cairns
48:47
4:25:38
2:57:28
8:15:11
68.0199
07:52:3168.02
13 May
2
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
23:47
2:07:07
1:23:06
3:56:40
67.2971
03:45:3667.30
28 Apr
4
Ironman Texas
--:--
--:--
2:51:58
7:47:43
85.162
07:37:3285.16
25 Mar
3
Ironman 70.3 Davao
24:45
2:05:40
1:20:44
3:53:45
68.5929
03:43:1468.59
18 Mar
3
Ironman 70.3 Taiwan
26:32
2:06:27
1:14:17
3:53:35
60.7636
03:40:3660.76
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
03 Dec
3
Ironman Western Australia
--:--
4:13:05
3:10:29
7:27:07
60.7394
07:02:1560.74
26 Nov
2
Ironman 70.3 Thailand
23:16
2:12:47
1:13:25
3:52:49
60.1982
03:39:4260.20
14 Oct
15
Ironman Hawaii
51:23
4:37:24
2:55:07
8:28:05
77.9502
08:11:4977.95
10 Sep
2
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
23:54
2:13:36
1:12:58
3:54:08
68.5947
03:43:3668.59
06 Aug
4
Ironman 70.3 Philippines
28:24
2:07:09
1:22:59
4:02:31
65.7514
03:50:4065.75
11 Jun
4
Ironman Cairns
49:50
4:25:46
2:49:54
8:09:22
78.4114
07:54:0178.41
07 May
1
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
25:04
2:06:18
1:20:20
3:56:19
69.8243
03:46:0569.82
09 Apr
DNF
Challenge Melbourne
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:39:22-
19 Mar
5
Ironman 70.3 Taiwan
23:37
2:08:17
1:17:27
3:55:01
60.1152
03:41:4560.12
12 Mar
7
Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay
24:42
2:05:55
1:20:52
3:54:52
72.3598
03:45:3172.36
19 Feb
7
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
24:35
2:10:27
1:17:39
3:56:28
63.9948
03:44:2163.99
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
11 Dec
4
Ironman 70.3 Ballarat
24:40
2:07:32
1:21:09
3:55:50
49.5211
03:39:1449.52
27 Nov
3
Ironman 70.3 Thailand
24:14
2:12:05
1:25:22
4:05:32
36.3474
03:44:0836.35
08 Oct
19
Ironman Hawaii
48:57
4:48:11
2:53:14
8:35:27
66.9212
08:11:0566.92
12 Jun
1
Ironman Cairns
47:26
4:36:58
2:46:31
8:15:03
89.6289
08:07:2889.63
08 May
2
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
22:10
2:09:29
1:19:04
3:55:08
62.0418
03:42:2862.04
10 Apr
2
Ironman South Africa
50:00
4:32:33
2:48:15
8:14:51
81.9901
08:01:5081.99
06 Mar
4
Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay
23:44
2:05:38
1:21:22
3:53:19
61.1964
03:40:2961.20
31 Jan
DNF
Challenge Melbourne
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:39:12-
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
12 Dec
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Taupo
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:41:36-
29 Nov
4
Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney
26:43
2:07:08
1:15:55
3:51:36
56.9991
03:37:3457.00
10 Oct
36
Ironman Hawaii
52:30
4:35:34
4:25:09
9:58:18
0
08:15:44-
13 Sep
1
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
24:05
2:04:45
1:13:11
3:44:28
72.9048
03:35:4272.90
02 Aug
2
Ironman 70.3 Philippines
22:58
2:03:15
1:16:42
3:46:05
91.287
03:43:1091.29
14 Jun
4
Ironman 70.3 Cairns
23:19
2:12:14
1:19:00
3:57:55
63.4993
03:45:3463.50
02 May
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Busselton
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:35:52-
22 Mar
2
Ironman Melbourne
48:06
4:27:17
2:49:20
8:07:57
77.9095
07:52:1877.91
01 Feb
6
Challenge Melbourne
24:01
2:10:17
1:15:49
3:54:06
54.0877
03:39:0154.09
18 Jan
16
Ironman 70.3 Auckland
24:27
2:27:09
1:21:21
4:15:19
0
03:41:24-
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
06 Dec
10
Challenge Bahrain
22:41
2:06:31
1:14:35
3:47:01
59.2844
03:33:5759.28
11 Oct
7
Ironman Hawaii
51:21
4:36:45
2:50:53
8:23:26
84.6925
08:12:0884.69
07 Sep
30
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
23:15
2:09:29
1:23:30
4:00:20
45.3782
03:42:0845.38
10 Aug
5
Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden
22:47
2:28:42
1:14:57
4:10:07
48.7658
03:52:1648.77
13 Jul
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Vineman
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:41:05-
08 Jun
2
Ironman Cairns
52:11
4:39:35
2:48:15
8:23:23
69.2425
08:01:1169.24
03 May
1
Ironman 70.3 Busselton
23:14
2:04:07
1:13:26
3:43:07
57.2337
03:29:4057.23
01 Mar
4
Ironman New Zealand
48:00
4:41:28
2:55:44
8:29:53
58.3478
07:59:5458.35
09 Feb
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:51:22-
02 Feb
1
Challenge Melbourne
26:16
2:05:56
1:16:21
3:52:37
44.1425
03:34:3844.14
19 Jan
12
Ironman 70.3 Auckland
22:49
2:10:41
1:16:46
3:52:21
55.0281
03:37:4055.03
2013
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
10 Nov
2
Ironman 70.3 Mandurah
21:20
2:03:16
1:17:15
3:44:31
53.5191
03:29:5353.52
31 Aug
2
MetaMan
50:45
4:36:07
3:12:59
8:42:12
0
--
01 Jun
2
Ironman Cairns
52:25
4:40:57
2:44:24
8:22:16
72.4487
08:02:2072.45
2012
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
11 Aug
11
Ironman Copenhagen
48:58
4:34:12
3:41:21
9:07:43
0
07:48:53-
29 Apr
2
Ironman Australia
48:49
4:42:04
2:47:20
8:21:11
64.5571
07:55:5364.56
2011
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
11 Sep
8
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
26:33
2:14:44
1:17:04
4:02:01
0
--
01 Aug
1
Ironman Copenhagen
48:24
4:33:18
2:46:16
8:11:15
55.5604
07:40:3355.56
05 Jun
3
Ironman Cairns
49:28
4:39:08
2:57:44
8:29:20
58.1029
07:59:1358.10
2010
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
13 Nov
DNF
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
0
--
01 Aug
1
Ironman Copenhagen
49:28
4:28:01
2:46:54
8:07:39
52.9455
07:35:3052.95
28 Mar
6
Ironman Australia
46:09
4:48:25
3:03:22
8:40:46
35.7404
07:54:5935.74
2009
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
05 Dec
15
Ironman Western Australia
48:29
4:36:24
4:08:10
9:33:04
0
07:47:24-
05 Apr
3
Ironman Australia
50:50
4:46:16
2:54:37
8:31:43
55.4799
07:59:4155.48
2008
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
07 Dec
1
Ironman Western Australia
50:25
4:26:43
2:49:56
8:07:06
68.2403
07:44:5768.24
06 Apr
4
Ironman Australia
51:30
4:56:00
2:56:50
8:44:20
41.247
08:01:5241.25
2007
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
24 Jun
5
Ironman Switzerland
53:36
4:46:39
3:07:04
8:49:07
11.8909
07:47:2111.89
08 Apr
7
Ironman Australia
49:03
4:57:10
3:10:58
8:57:11
18.7869
07:58:5118.79
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2024
73
77
2023
73
76
2022
78
75
2021
73
65
2020
83
39
2019
84
43
2018
82
50
2017
83
38
2016
87
15
2015
82
25
2014
73
29
2013
63
28
2012
59
29
2011
55
36
2010
48
41
2009
54
22
2008
42
36
2007
10
121
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2024
64
112
2023
64
113
2022
82
142
2021
76
133
2020
82
79
2019
84
92
2018
82
111
2017
91
22
2016
91
36
2015
83
81
2014
79
85
2013
63
103
2012
58
100
2011
57
88
2010
57
79
2009
58
76
2008
55
82
2007
45
101
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2024
71
82
2023
71
83
2022
72
161
2021
73
93
2020
74
91
2019
73
130
2018
80
79
2017
80
78
2016
79
68
2015
78
53
2014
67
69
2013
53
87
2012
57
69
2011
57
58
2010
52
54
2009
51
56
2008
42
64
2007
24
123
Run
Year
Points
Position
2024
74
57
2023
74
57
2022
86
62
2021
70
125
2020
90
16
2019
90
21
2018
85
35
2017
84
31
2016
85
31
2015
80
31
2014
90
5
2013
87
4
2012
70
44
2011
62
56
2010
55
71
2009
65
32
2008
64
29
2007
21
156
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