Kyle Jones

Professional Triathlete & Canadian Olympian

Profile

Nationality: Canadian
Date of Birth: November 15, 1984
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Hometown: Oakville, ON
Residence: Welland, ON
Coach: Joel Filliol

First Triathlon: Orillia Kids of Steel
Favourite Race: Mooloolaba World Cup
Favourite Workout: Track Tuesday
Favourite Food: Donuts and Ice Cream
Favourite TV Show: Suits
Favourite Movie: Wedding Crashers

Kyle has been a member of Canada’s National Triathlon Team since 2006. He won the Canadian Junior title in 2003 which sparked a move to Victoria, BC to train at the National Training Centre. He made his ITU World Cup debut in 2005. Kyle has narrowly missed the podium at two Pan American Games with 4th place finishes in 2007 (Rio de Janeiro) and 2011 (Guadalajara). In 2008 Kyle was selected as the alternate for the Canadian Olympic Team. In 2012 he won his first Canadian Senior title, his first ITU World Cup title, and represented Canada at the Olympic Games in London. Since then, he has added two more National titles, three World Cup medals (2 Silver, 1 Bronze), and most recently represented Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.

Kyle continues to compete for Canada in the ITU World Triathlon Series with aspirations of competing in his second Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016.

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