Flora Duffy is a Bermudian triathlete who won Bermuda’s first gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. It was not just Duffy’s first Olympic medal but also Bermuda’s first gold medal. She began racing in triathlon when she was seven years old and has since been crowned ITU World Champion twice, represented Bermuda at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
Flora Duffy made Olympic history on Tuesday by winning the women’s triathlon in Tokyo, earning Bermuda its first-ever gold medal. She is also the 2016 and 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series World Champion, the 2015 and 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Champion, and a five-time XTERRA World Championships champion (2014-2017, 2019). Duffy was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to sports in Bermuda.
She finished a minute ahead of Britain’s Georgia Taylor-Brown (1:56.50), with American Katie Zaferes (1:57.03) collecting bronze. Her accomplishment makes Bermuda, with a population of roughly 70,000 people, the smallest nation in terms of population to ever win a gold medal in a Summer Games. Nate Wilson and Ernie Gruhn are her current coaches.
|Celebrated Name||Flora Duffy|
|Birth Name||Flora Jane Duffy|
|Place Of Birth||Paget Parish|
|College / University||Warwick Academy, Kelly College|
|University||University of Colorado Boulder|
|Net Worth||$2 Million-$5 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Triathlete Career|
|Height||1.6 m or 5 ft 4 in|
|Weight||55 Kg or 121 lbs|
Flora Duffy Age & Early Life
Flora Duffy was born on the 30th of September, 1987. Paget Parish, Bermuda, is where she was born. Flora Jane Duffy is her birth name or real name. Her father, Charlie Duffy, and mother, Maria Duffy, gave birth to her. Her nationality is Bermudian-British, and her ethnicity is Mixed. She had her 33rd birthday in 2021. Her Zodiac sign is Libra, and she is a Christian.
Flora Duffy had her schooling at Warwick Academy, Kelly College (now known as Mount Kelly in Tavistock, Devon), and the University of Colorado Boulder, where she earned a BA in Sociology.
Height & Weight
How tall is Flora Duffy? Flora Duffy stands 1.6 meters (5 feet 4 inches) tall and weighs 55 kilograms (121 pounds). Her physique is sporty. Her other bodily measures, such as waist size, hip size, and shoe size, are yet to be revealed. She takes good care of her body and is now in good health.
Flora Duffy first represented Bermuda at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She then competed in the Summer Olympics in London in 2012, as well as the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
Flora Duffy is also the 2016 and 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series World Champion, the 2015 and 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Champion, and a five-time XTERRA World Championships winner (2014-2017, 2019).
She won the women’s sprint triathlon with a 43-second lead and became Bermuda’s first female Commonwealth gold medallist at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, in April 2018. She was also scheduled to compete in the women’s cross-country mountain biking race at the Commonwealth Games. However, she did not begin the event.
Flora is the only individual to have won three world titles in 2016, including the WTS, ITU Cross Triathlon, and Xterra. She is also the only triathlete in WTS history to have posted the fastest swim, cycle, and run times in the same race. She also holds the record for the most significant victory margin in a WTS event in both Olympic and Sprint distance events. Flora won gold at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, both Duffy’s first Olympic medal and Bermuda’s first gold medal. She was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to sports in Bermuda.
Flora Duffy Husband & Marriage
Flora Duffy has a husband. She married Dan Hugo, a South African triathlete, in December 2017. Hugo’s hometown of Stellenbosch hosted their wedding. When she is not touring the world with the ITU World Triathlon Series, Flora shares her time between Boulder, Colorado, and Stellenbosch, just outside of Cape Town and Bermuda. As of now, the married couple is content with their current situation. Her sexual orientation is heterosexual.
Flora Duffy established The Flora Fund shortly after winning the inaugural WTS Bermuda in April 2018, allowing Bermuda’s children to explore their potential and, in turn, contribute to a healthier, more ambitious community.
Flora Duffy’s Net Worth
How rich is Flora Duffy? Flora Duffy is a talented and successful triathlete. Flora Duffy’s net worth is projected to be between $2 million and $5 million as of January 2023. Her triathlon profession is her primary source of cash. She has not disclosed her pay, but there is no doubt in the minds of her admirers that she earns a good living from her career.
- Flora Jane Duffy is her given name.
- She earned a BA in Sociology from the University of Colorado Boulder.
- Flora Duffy first represented Bermuda at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.