George Goodwin is a 24 year old professional triathlete from the UK, currently living in Rugby. He competes in 70.3 distance races across the UK and Europe. George has a BSc (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Stirling. 



About George

George is the current Ironman 70.3 European Champion

George began racing in Triathlon aged 12. As a Junior he has raced at Elite level for GB British Triathlon in World and European Championships winning National Championships,  the European Duathlon Championship in 2014 and finishing 20th at the World Junior Triathlon Championships in Chicago in 2015.

The end 2017 bought a change of direction for George and with a long time interest in the history and roots of the sport George took the decision to start racing over the longer distances, half Ironman and Ironman, and pursue a career as a professional athlete.

In his first year over this distance George won the Castle Triathlon Series breaking the established course records at the events in Chomoldely Castle in Cheshire, Chantilly in France and Hever Castle in Kent.

In September of the same year he won the British Middle Distance Championship breaking the course record which stood for 7 years.

As well as these longer distance races George won the BUCS Standard Distance Triathlon, 3rd at BUCS Sprint Triathlon and 6th at the British Triathlon Elite Championship at Blenheim Palace.

In his first Pro race at Challenge Mallorca George finished 8th in a high quality and experienced field of Pro athletes.

Since turning professional George has been on the podium nine times over the 70.3 or middle distance including wins at the iconic Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain, Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire and Weymouth in the UK, the Outlaw X and finished 12th in his first 70.3 World Championships in Nice, France.



Ironman 70.3 St. George, Utah, USA – 17th

Ironman 70.3 European Championships. Elsinor, Denmark – 1st


PTO Challenge Daytona – 3rd

Helvellyn Triathlon – 2nd

Outlaw X  – 1st


Ironman 70.3 Barcelona – 3rd 

Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire – 1st

Ironman 70.3 European Championship – Elsinore, Denmark – 6th

Ironman 70.3 World Championship – Nice, France – 12th

Ironman 70.3 Weymouth, UK – 1st

Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote, Spain. – DNF


Scottish Duathlon Championship – 1st

Challenge Roma – 21st

Bucs (British Universities) Sprint Championship – 4th

Challenge Salou – 3rd

Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire – 2nd

Triathlon Vitoria-Gasteiz  – 1st

Challenge Prague – 8th 

Ironman 70.3 Weymouth – DNF

Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote – 3rd

ETU European Middle Distance Championship – 5th


Scottish Duathlon Championship – 1st

Bucs (British Universities) Sprint Championship – 3rd

Bucs (British Universities) Olympic Championship – 1st

British Elite Triathlon Championship – 6th

British Middle Distance Championship – 1st

Castle Triathlon Series, Chomoldely – 1st

Castle Triathlon Series, Chantilly – 1st

Castle Triathlon Series, Hever – 1st

Challenge Paguera, Mallorca – 8th


World Junior Triathlon Championships, Chicago – 20th


European Junior Duathlon Champion

British Junior Duathlon Champion

Race Schedule

Next race is the PTO Challenge Dayton, Florida on Dec 6 2020


George is fortunate to work with and be helped by the following companies and organisations.



Ribble Cycles



As I’ve stepped up to 70.3 distance from the shorter draft legal distances the Powertap G3 hub in my training and race disc wheel have helped me as an athlete to really tailor my training and pace my races far better.