Boyd Littleford

  • Zimbabwe
  • Born: 1992

I first took up triathlon in 2005, when I moved to a new school, and was encouraged to try triathlon. I have a family background in sport: my grandfather was on the provincial cricket team, my father was on 1st team rugby and was also involved with cricket and swimming, and my mother was on 1st team hockey and was also involved with basketball and swimming. My mother, Margot Littleford, has had the most influence on my sporting career.

I currently train in Harare, and during an average training week I spend about seven hours swimming, five hours biking, and five hours running. My personal best swim time (750m) is 10 minutes, bike (20km) 30:33, and run (5km) 17 minutes. I have participated in the World Under19 Camp in Australia. My favorite ITU race has been the 2009 World Champs in Australia because I made many new friends. I am currently living my triathlon goals!

Something that the triathlon world may not know about me is that I am blind in my right eye. The biggest obstacle that I have overcome is my eyesight - I have struggled with depth perception from an early age.

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Latest Athlete Results
Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games
19 Aug, 2010 - Mixed Youth Relay - 00:21:23
Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games
16 Aug, 2010 - Youth Men - 01:03:53
2009 Pretoria ITU Triathlon African YOG Qualifier
14 Nov, 2009 - Youth Men - 01:06:40
2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Gold Coast
13 Sep, 2009 - Junior Men - 01:03:35
2009 Durban ATU Triathlon African Championships
04 Jul, 2009 - Junior Men - 01:04:22
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Boyd
Family Name Littleford
Representing ZIM
Year of Birth 1992
Place of Birth Harare
Residence Zimbabwe
Coach Lindsey Parry
Hobbies Rugby, music, socializing, and car system!
World Triathlon Athlete ID 16014
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