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Olympic Medal Favorites: The Women

  • By Courtney Baird
  • Published Apr 10, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM UTC
Photo: Delly Carr/Triathlon.org


Emma Jackson, Australia. Age at the Olympics: 20

Emma Jackson is part of the Emma-Emma-Emma threesome of Australia and was the most consistent racer in this threesome in 2011, when she finished as the runner-up at the sprint world championships, second at the Hamburg leg of the World Triathlon Series, and fourth at the test event in London. Jackson’s one of the fastest runners in the sport, which bodes well for London’s flat and fast course, but she also has a tendency to miss the front swim pack, and there’s no guarantee that she’s even on the Olympic team right now, given Australia’s depth as a country.

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Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird is the editor-in-chief of Inside Triathlon magazine.

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