Welcome to the Website of Hollie Avil

I was a swimmer and a runner growing up and only came across Triathlon in 2005. I became immediately hooked on the multi discipline event and it quickly became apparent that I could be quite good at the sport!

2007 was an incredible year for me, winning the European and World Junior titles as well as being crowned Senior National Champion. I was also shortlisted for the BBC Young Sports Personality Of The Year and Sunday Times Young Sports Women of the Year.

I made an immediate impact on the Senior ranks in 2008 coming 3rd, 2nd and 4th in my debut World Cups. This ranked me World Number 1 at just 18 years of age, the youngest ever athlete to podium in successive debut World Cup races whilst still technically a junior. My 4th place in the Madrid World Cup gained me selection for Beijing (whilst studying for my A levels) and in preparation for the Games I also won the British National Championships. Unfortunately, following illness in the days preceding the race in Beijing I was unable to finish the race.

At the 2009 Triathlon World Championships in Australia I was crowned the Under 23 World Champion.

After a successful competitive career, I recently retired from competing, however I now work within sport aiming to inspire and educate others.

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My Latest Love

The Future

This week I've started some new exciting projects. I'm excited for what the future holds. Watch this space! 

Health and Happiness

As all of you know, I've decided to end my career as an elite triathlete. I'm doing it for my health and for my happiness. My story is on my 'News' page.