Miriam van Reijen (NLD)
Miriam van Reijen (1983) studied Development Economics in Wageningen and Movement Sciences at the Free University in Amsterdam, where she obtained her PhD in 2019. After her studies she shifted her focus to athletics (marathon, PB 2h41) and duathlon/triathlon with the best performances being a gold medal at the NK duathlon (2017), a silver medal at the World Cup duathlon (2017) and an 8th place at the EK Triathlon. Besides sports, van Reijen has her own company, with which she works as a nutrition expert for NOC*NSF, gives presentations on nutrition, running and training and writes articles for Runnersworld, Bicycling and Transition. In 2013 her Runners cookbook was published, followed by part 2 in 2016. Miriam lives, trains and works in Amsterdam with her boyfriend Chris.
Her goals for 2019: The World Championship Triathlon and the WC duathlon.
10/2009 - Silver medal at the NC marathon in 2.44 (debut)
04/2010 - Bronze medal at the NC marathon in 2.41
05/2017 - 5th place European Championships Duathlon
06/2017 - 1st place National Champion duathlon
09/2017 - 2nd place World Championships Duathlon
02/2018 - 1st place Powerman Mallorca (EC qualification)
01/2018 - 1st on the World Ranking Duathlon
08/2018 - 6th place Embrunman (debut Long Distance)
09/2018 - 8th place European Championships Long distance Triathlon
05/2019 - 2nd place National Championships (half distance triathlon Klazienaveen)09/2019 - 3rd National and 4th place European Championships (full distance triathlonAlmere - 9h14)09/2019 - 2nd place Challenge Madrid