Hayden Wilde

  • WTS Ranking: 14
  • Represents: New Zealand NZL
  • Year of birth: 1997
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Full Stats

Given NameHayden
Family NameWilde
Year of Birth1997
Place of BirthTaupo
World Triathlon Debut2018
CoachCraig kirkwood
HobbiesAnything to do with the outdoors in the nature
Race Starts66
Race Wins10
Race Podiums24
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Hayden Wilde hails from a mountain biking background, and was two time XTERRA U19 and World Triathlon U23 Cross Triathlon World Champion before making the change to full triathlon to chase his dream of competing at an Olympic Games. That he did at Tokyo 2020 and in fine style, with an outstanding bronze medal performance, before finishing the season with fifth place overall.

That superb campaign was then built on in 2022, where Wilde traded podium places with Alex Yee all season, including wins at WTCS Leeds and WTCS Hamburg to set up a grandstand finish to the year at the Abu Dhabi Championship Finals. Knowing victory would see him crowned World Champion, Wilde crossed the line in sixth, ensuring a career-best overall Series bronze.

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