ATHLETE PROFILESCon Doherty

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Gender:Male

Athlete year of birth:1995

Athlete place of birth:Westport

WTS Ranking:118th (September 2017)

ITU Point List:106th (September 2017)

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Hailing from Westport, Co Mayo, Con Doherty's considerable talent was discovered at a Triathlon Ireland Talent Identification Day in 2010. His first taste of elite racing was at the 2011 European Duathlon Championships in Limerick but the following year saw Doherty rise to prominence when he won bronze at the Junior World Championships in Auckland.

Since then he's claimed a whole host of podium finishes including silver in the 2013 Junior Cross Triathlon World Championships and a memorable gold on home soil at the Athlone Junior European Cup.

Doherty is now studying in UCD and has taken the step up to Olympic Distance racing as a U23.

Doherty is sponsored by Red Bull and is a brand ambassador for Vodafone.