Did you Know?
Bennett was fourth in Beijing and aims for a spot on the podium at age 37 in her second Games appearance. Her husband (and coach), Greg Bennett, was fourth in Athens in 2004 representing his native Australia. Bennett’s father and two brothers are very talented amateur triathletes. She qualified for the Games at the May 11 ITU World Triathlon San Diego.
Bennett Looks to Podium in Second Olympics
Getting to Know Laura Bennett
• Married to fellow professional triathlete Greg Bennett
• Spends winters training and competing in Australia
• Was introduced to triathlon by her father and brothers
• Favorite meal to cook is sea scallops
• Favorite post-race meal is a cheeseburger and sweet potato fries
• Hobbies include reading and Scrabble
• Lists favorite movies as “The Hangover,” “Wedding Crashers” and “Notting Hill”
Follow Laura on Twitter:@LauraRBennett
Learn more about Laura's accomplishments on her bio page by clicking here.