Laura-Liis Juursalu

  • Estonia
  • Born: 1980
Biography

Laura-Liis Juursalu is Estonia’s first certified para triathlete and a great role model for others. She was born without left palm of the hand, but this has not prevented her from being a successful athlete as an adult. She has won the second and third places in the Estonian Triathlon Cup series in her age group before she began her journey towards Paralympics in Paris. In addition, she has completed two half Ironman races – Ironman 70.3 Emilia Romagna & Ironman 70.3 Tallinn. Her best time was 5:48.49.
3rd place in Tallinn Ironman 70.3 European Championship relay in 2023.

In her childhood, Laura-Liis did a lot of singing, although she could often be found in swimming pool, on a bike, on skis or on roller skates. Her favorite and strongest field is cycling, but she often competes in Estonian running and skiing competitions as well. In May 2023, she did her first international competition in paratriathlon. At the European Championship held in Madrid, she took 8th place in the PTS5 class.

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Latest Athlete Results
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2023 World Triathlon Para Cup Malaga
21 Oct, 2023 - PTS5 Women - 01:22:59
7
2023 World Triathlon Para Cup Alhandra
07 Oct, 2023 - PTS5 Women - 01:19:18
7
2023 World Triathlon Para Cup A Coruna
01 Jul, 2023 - PTS5 Women - 01:30:20
8
2023 Europe Triathlon Championships Madrid
03 Jun, 2023 - PTS5 Women - 01:19:18
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Laura-Liis
Family Name Juursalu
Representing EST
Para triathlon Class PTS5
Para triathlon Subclass
Year of Birth 1980
Place of Birth Pärnu, Estonia
Residence Pärnu, Estonia
Coach Margus Tamm / Anu Taveter
Hobbies Choir
World Triathlon Athlete ID 177552
Laura-Liis's next event
21 Apr, 2024
2024 World Triathlon Para Cup Yenisehir
Yenisehir, Mersin, Turkey • Start List
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