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Joe Maloy

Olympian 2016

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Wildwood Crest, NJ


Wildwood Catholic High School

Name: Joe Maloy
Sport: Triathlon
Birthdate: 12/20/1985
Birthplace: Somers Point, N.J.
Hometown: Wildwood Crest, N.J.
Current Residence: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Wildwood Catholic High School
College: Boston College '08, English; '10 Administration

Career Highlights

2016 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team Member
USA Triathlon National Team Member
2016 ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Champion
2014 USA Triathlon Elite National Champion
2014 Cozumel ITU World Cup bronze medalist
2013 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals runner-up


Elite Triathlon Career
Anchored the U.S. team at the ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships, aiding the U.S. in its first world title in the event • Finished 28th at World Triathlon Hamburg on July 16 • Qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team on May 14 with an 11th-place finish at World Triathlon Yokohama, becoming the top-ranked man in the USA Triathlon Objective Rankings System • Placed a career-best sixth place at ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast on April 9 • Finished 18th at the New Plymouth ITU World Cup on April 3

2015: Finished his season with a seventh-place finish at the Cozumel ITU World Cup, followed by an 11th place effort at the Tongyeong ITU World Cup, both in October • Was the fourth American and 54th overall at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago • Was 22nd at ITU World Triathlon Stockholm on Aug. 22 • Finished as the second American and 16th overall at the Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event • Raced to 20th place at ITU World Triathlon Auckland on March 28 • Opened his season with a 10th place finish at the New Plymouth ITU World Cup

2014: Posted back-to-back top-10 finishes at late season ITU World Cup events, first winning bronze in Cozumel and then finishing seventh in Tongyeong two weeks later • Finished 17th at ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton • Was 11th at the Jiayuguan ITU World Cup on July 26 • Claimed the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals title as the top U.S. finisher at ITU World Triathlon Chicago on June 28, where he finished 17th overall • Raced to 19th place at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama • Finished 11th at the Chengdu ITU World Cup on May 10

2013: Raced the Tongyeong ITU World Cup on Oct. 12 and finished fifth • Was the top American at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London, finishing 36th overall • Finished 19th at the Tiszaujvaros ITU World Cup on Aug. 10 • Logged a 21st-place finish at ITU World Triathlon Hamburg • Finished ninth at the Edmonton ITU World Cup • Finished fourth at an ITU Continental Cup in Dallas, Texas, on June 1 • Won the silver medal at USA Triathlon's Elite National Championships, held in conjunction with ITU World Triathlon San Diego, where he finished 20th overall • Opened his season at ITU Continental Cup events in Florida, finishing 12th in Clermont on March 9 and sixth in Sarasota on March 16

2012 and earlier: Placed third at 2012 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals in Buffalo, N.Y. • Finished third at the 2012 Kelowna ITU Premium Pan American Cup for his fourth career Pan American Cup podium finish • Made ITU World Triathlon Series debut at the 2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Hamburg, placing 54th • Placed 11th in the first semifinal of the 2012 Tiszaujvaros ITU World Cup • Was 13th at the 2012 Holten ITU Premium European Cup • Finished third at the 2012 Dallas ITU Pan American Cup • Recorded podium finishes at the Cartagena (second) and Lima (third) ITU Pan American Cups in 2011 • Also placed 10th in Valparaiso and ninth in Salinas in 2011 • Finished 18th at 2010 USA Triathlon Elite Nationals in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Was 16th in his ITU Pan American Cup debut in Mazatlan in 2010

Amateur Triathlon Career: Was the overall winner at the 2009 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Also recorded 2009 wins at the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon, Sunset Triathlon, Killington Triathlon and Hammonton Triathlon

Parents are Joe and Mary Maloy • Has one brother, John • Swam at Boston College from 2004-08 and served as the team's assistant coach from 2008-10 • Earned 12 varsity letters in cross country, swimming, track & field and tennis at Wildwood Catholic High School, and set school records in the 3,200m and 5k • Trains with the Triathlon Squad • Completed his first triathlon when he was in sixth grade and fell off his bike • His first triathlon as an adult was the 2008 Bellplain (N.J.) Sprint Triathlon • His favorite race is Tri the Wildwoods, because it's in his hometown and "has an awesome post-race buffet" • Says the post-race party is his favorite triathlon discipline • Favorite workout is a tossup between an ocean swim and a long, building run • Enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and spending time at the beach • Also claims to be very good at hula hooping • Favorite movies are The Big Lebowski, Dumb and Dumber and Rocky I-IV • Favorite meal to make is s'mores • Roots for all the Philadelphia area sports teams • Says his parents are his biggest role models

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