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2012 ITU Rank: 129
2012 USAT Rank: 8
First Year Elite: 2012

Twitter: @annabattiata
Website: annabattiata.blogspot.com

Hometown: Mechanicsville, Va.
Resides: San Diego, Calif.
College: University of South Carolina
Birthdate: 4/24/1989 (25)
Birthplace: Harper’s Ferry, Md.

Career Highlights
2012 USA Triathlon Rookie of the Year

2013 Highlights:
Finished third at the La Paz ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup on Jan. 13.

Elite Triathlon Career:
Named the 2012 USA Triathlon Rookie of the Year • Finished 2012 ranked as the No. 8 American in the ITU World Triathlon Series Rankings • Placed 15th at the 2012 Cancun ITU World Cup • Finished third at the 2012 USA Triathlon Elite National Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. • Was second at the 2012 Kelowna ITU Pan American Cup for her first career ITU podium finish • Also took fifth at the 2012 New York City Triathlon and 11th at the 2012 Hy-Vee 5150 Elite Cup.

Amateur Triathlon Career:
Won the women’s 20-24 age-group title at 2011 USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals in Burlington, Vt., to earn her elite card • Placed 11th at 2011 USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals for the University of South Carolina • First triathlon was the 2010 Columbia (S.C.) Downtown Sprint Triathlon.

Athletic Background:
Swam competitively as a child and participated in club swimming at South Carolina • Also played lacrosse • Was introduced to triathlon by a physical education elective at South Carolina, “Intro to Triathlon.”
Daughter of Joseph and Lorie Battiata • Has a brother, Thomas, and a sister, Mary • Graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in biology • Attended Atlee High School in Mechanicsville, Va. • Proudest moment in triathlon was earning her elite card at 2011 Age Group Nationals • Favorite workout is a 3-4 hour bike ride “with people who are stronger than me” • Enjoys Coen Brothers movies • Favorite post-race meal is shrimp and grits.
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