Name: Taylor Knibb
Sport: Triathlon
Birthdate: Febuary 14, 1998
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: Sidwell Friends School (Washington, D.C.), ‘16
College: Cornell University (current)

Career Highlights
2018 ITU Triathlon World Cup Lausanne silver medalist
Two-time ITU Junior World Champion (2016, 2017)
2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton silver medalist
2017 USA Triathlon U23 National Champion
2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup bronze medalist
2016 Montreal ITU Triathlon World Cup bronze medalist
2016 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup gold medalist
2015, 2016 USA Triathlon Junior National Champion
2015 ITU Junior World Championships silver medalist

Elite Triathlon Career

2018: Finished 23rd at ITU World Triathlon Bermuda on April 28 • Placed 21st at the ITU World Triathlon Leeds on June 10 • Finished 19th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Antwerp on June 17 • Placed 7th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Tiszaujvaros on July 8 • Finished 19th at the ITU World Triathlon Hamburg on July 14 • Placed 16th at the ITU World Triathlon Edmonton on July 27 • Earned a 2nd place finish at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Lausanne on August 18 • Finished 9th at the ITU World Triathlon Montreal on August 25

2017: Successfully defended her ITU Junior World Championships title in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Sept. 14 • Placed seventh at ITU World Triathlon Montreal on Aug. 5 • Won her first ITU World Triathlon Series medal with a silver in Edmonton on July 28 • Won the USA Triathlon U23 National Championships in West Des Moines, Iowa, on July 9 • Placed fourth at the Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup on June 4 • Earned bronze at the Sarasota CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup on March 11

2016: Earned her first World Cup medal with a bronze in Montreal • Won gold at the ITU Junior World Championships in Cozumel, Mexico • Placed fourth with her team at the ITU Junior Mixed Relay World Championships in Cozumel, Mexico • Earned victories at CAMTRI American Cups in Clermont and Richmond and took silver at a CAMTRI in Sarasota • Took first place at the West Des Moines CAMTRI Junior American Championships • Won her second straight USA Triathlon Junior national title and took home the first-ever USA Triathlon High School National Championship title

2015: Earned a silver medal at the ITU Junior World Championships in Chicago • Won gold at the Monterrey CAMTRI Triathlon American Championships • Gold medalist at the Holten ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup • Won the USA Triathlon Junior National Championships

2014: Placed ninth at the ITU Junior World Championships in Edmonton, Canada • Earned silver at the Monterry PATCO Youth Olympic Games Qualifier • Dallas PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships junior bronze medalist • Took third at the USA Triathlon Junior National Championships 

Personal
Daughter of Robert and Leslie Knibb, has a brother named Jack • Runs cross country, track and field and is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University• Knibb placed second in the 5000m run at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup running 17:37.58 • Named the D.C. State Athletic Association Runner of the Year in 2014 and 2015 • Knibb was also named the 2014, 2015 D.C. Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year