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Team(s): 2011 Pan American Games
First Year Elite: 2005

Twitter: @SaraLMcLarty

Hometown: DeLand, Fla.
Resides: Clermont, Fla.
College: University of Florida
Height: 5-6
Weight: 140
Birthdate: 2/25/1983 (31)
Birthplace: DeLand, Fla.

Career Highlights
2010 Race to the Toyota Cup Series Champion
2007 U.S. Pan American Games Team
2006 USA Triathlon U23 National Champion
2005 USA Triathlon Elite Rookie of the Year
2000 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Champion

2013 Highlights:
Placed 11th at Sarasota ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup • Finished 9th at Clermont ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup

Career Highlights: Selected to represent the United States at the 2011 Pan American Games on Oct. 23 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where she placed 13th • Finished fifth in the final standings in the 2011 Race to the Toyota Cup series • Placed in the top eight in all seven series events with a top finish of fourth at the Sept. 25 Los Angeles Triathlon • Earned top-10 finishes at ITU Pan American Cups in Clermont (ninth) and Roatan (sixth).

Elite Triathlon Career: 2010 Race to the Toyota Cup Series Champion • Finished second at the 2010 Los Angeles Triathlon, fourth at the New York City Triathlon and third at the Miami International Triathlon • Was 18th at 2010 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals and 16th at the PATCO Pan American Championships • Placed third at the St. Anthony’s Triathlon and fourth at the Miami International Triathlon in 2009 • Finished eighth at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Placed 10th at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil • Recorded three top-20 finishes and a pair of top-10 efforts in 2007 ITU World Cup events • Won the USA Triathlon Under-23 National Championship title and placed second overall at 2006 Elite Nationals • Named the 2006 USA Triathlon Under-23 Athlete of the Year and 2005 USA Triathlon Rookie of the Year.

Amateur Triathlon Career: 2000 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Champion • 2000 and 2001 USA Triathlon Junior Athlete of the Year • Four-time IronKids national champion

Athletic Background: Became a USA Triathlon certified coach in 2001 • 2004 NCAA Florida Woman of the Year • 2002 University of Florida Most Valuable Female Swimmer • Earned 15 NCAA All-American Honors • Four-time individual SEC Champion • Member of 2004 and 2005 USA Swimming World Championship Teams.

Sara McLarty • Born Feb. 25, 1983, in DeLand, Fla. • Passion for the sport was born in the IronKids Triathlon Series • Wishes to introduce a healthy lifestyle to the next generation, thus being an IronKids Triathlon spokesperson • Attended the University of Florida and was a standout member of the swimming team • Received a degree in telecommunication and a minor in environmental studies • Also a certified coach for both USA Triathlon and USA Swimming.