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Full name  Anneliese Heard
Height  1.64 m
Name  Anneliese Heard

Role  Rider
Discipline  Road
Weight  55 kg
Anneliese Heard ANNELIESE HEARD Nigel Farrow
Born  3 November 1981 (age 34) Newport, Wales, United Kingdom (1981-11-03)
2007  Univega Raleigh Lifeforce

Anneliese Heard (born 3 November 1981) is a Welsh triathlete from Bassaleg near Newport, Wales.

She competed in her first triathlon at the age of eight, winning the Cannock Chase under nine category. She was crowned British Juvenile Champion at the age of 12. She became World Junior Champion in 1999 and 2000. Her Commonwealth Games debut came in Manchester in 2002 where she finished ninth. She was also present at the launch a set of stamps by the Royal Mail, featuring swimming, cycling and track, prior to the Games. Her performances were affected by injury in 2004 and 2005.

Anneliese was again a member of the Welsh triathlon team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, this time she finished eleventh. She turned to professional cycling in 2007, riding for the same team as Nicole Cooke, the Swiss Univega Raleigh Lifeforce Pro Cycling Team.

Heard is one of many athletes working with Super Schools to inspire children to take up sport. A qualified coach, she is worked for Welsh Cycling as a coach coordinator then talent development coach. Anneliese then started working for England Athletics in 2012 as Club and Coach Support Officer.

References

Anneliese Heard Wikipedia


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