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2014 ITU Rank: 42
2014 USAT Rank: 5
First Year Elite: 2010

Twitter: @kaitlinsdonner
Website: kaitlinsdonner.wordpress.com

Hometown: Melbourne, Fla.
Resides: Gainesville, Fla.
College: University of Florida
Birthdate: 8/2/1989 (25)
Birthplace: Melbourne, Fla.

Career Highlights
2014 USA Triathlon Elite National Championships Runner-Up
2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships Podium Finisher (third)
2012 USA Triathlon Under-23 National Champion
2011 USA Triathlon Under-23 National Champion
2011 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Champion

2014 Results: Fourth overall and third American at the 2014 Super Sprint Grand Prix, part of the USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series, held in Las Vegas on Sept. 11 • Runner-up in the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite National Championships (second American overall), held in conjunction with the ITU World Triathlon Chicago • Posted back-to-back 17th-place finishes on the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit, including Chicago on June 28 and Hamburg on July 12 • Member of the fifth-place U.S. team at the Hamburg ITU Mixed Relay World Championships • Finished 18th at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama • Led the U.S. women with a third-place individual finish in the 2014 Brasilia FISU World University Triathlon Championships • Member of the first-place U.S. women's team at the 2014 Brasilia FISU World University Triathlon Championships on April 20 • Picked up a silver medal in the inaugural PATCO Mixed Relay Championships on March 9 in Sarasota • Earned top-10 finishes in back-to-back weeks, with a fifth-place effort on March 8 at the Sarasota PATCO Sprint Triathlon Pan American Championships and ninth at the March 1 Clermont PATCO Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup.

Elite Triathlon Career:
Finished ninth at the Sarasota ITU Pan American Cup and took third at the Clermont ITU Sprint Pan American Cup • Placed fifth at Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup • Placed fifth at USA Triathlon National Championships • Finished 2012 as the No. 6 American and 95th overall in the ITU World Triathlon Series rankings • Earned first career ITU World Cup podium finish in 2012 in Cancun • Won second straight under-23 national title and placed second overall at 2012 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals in Buffalo, N.Y. • Led the U.S. to team gold and placed fourth at the 2012 FISU World University Triathlon Championships in Chinese Taipei • Made her ITU World Cup debut and placed 35th in 2012 in Mooloolaba, Australia • Finished 16th at the 2012 Clermont ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup • Finished seventh at the 2012 PATCO Championships in La Paz, Argentina • Runner-up in the five-event 2011 USA Triathlon Elite Race Series • Placed fourth in the series finale in Myrtle Beach, S.C. • Won the Under-23 national title and finished third overall at the 2011 USA Triathlon Elite National Championship in Buffalo, N.Y. • Placed second at the 2011 Monroe and San Francisco Elite Race Series events, both ITU Pan American Cups • Led the U.S. with a fourth-place finish at the 2011 ITU Under-23 World Championships in Beijing • Also earned third at the Cartagena ITU Pan American Cup and was 17th in the Clermont Elite Race Series Opener • Winner of the 2011 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championship title Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Made her elite debut at 2010 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Finished second at the 2010 Puerto Vallarta PATCO Pan American Under-23 Championships.

Amateur Triathlon Career: Winner of the overall title at the 2009 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Athletic Background: Ran cross country and track for three years at the University of Florida and was a member of SEC Championship indoor, outdoor and cross country teams • Ran track and cross country and swam at Satellite High School for three years • Won a pair of team cross country state titles and three team swimming state titles.

Daughter of Kathleen and Randall Shiver • Has two sisters, Ashley and Nicole • Married to Ed Donner • Mother has run the Boston Marathon • Sister Ashley currently runs track and cross country at the University of Georgia • Graduated from the University of Florida cum laude in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in applied physiology and kinesiology with a specialty in exercise physiology • Graduated in 2014 with her doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Florida • First-ever triathlon was one of the Clermont, Fla., sprint series races with her mother when she was 12 years old.
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