Kendall Gretsch H2

  • United States
  • Born: 1992

USA’s Kendall Gretsch was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that affects the spinal cord, but still was closely involved in sports from a young age and eventually discovered para triathlon. In 2015, the year she defended her world title in her home town Chicago, Gretsch was nominated for a 2015 Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) award in the Best Female Athlete with a Disability category.

A three-time PTWC world champion, at Tokyo 2020, Kendall won the first Paralympic gold in her category after a dramatic sprint finish with Lauren Parker. She is also a Winter Paralympic Champion in Nordic skiing.

Career highlights:
- Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Champion
- Three-time World Champion

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
29 Aug, 2021 - PTWC Women - 01:06:25
2021 Americas Triathlon Para Championships Pleasant Prairie
27 Jun, 2021 - PTWC Women - 01:09:14
AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Para Series Leeds
05 Jun, 2021 - PTWC Women - 01:19:40
2021 World Triathlon Para Series Yokohama
15 May, 2021 - PTWC Women - 01:07:52
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
01 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Women - 01:21:30
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Kendall
Family Name Gretsch H2
Representing USA
Para triathlon Class PTWC
Para triathlon Subclass H2
Year of Birth 1992
Residence Downers Grove, United States
Kendall's next event
08 Jul, 2022
2022 World Triathlon Para Series Montreal
Montreal, Canada • Start List
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