Adriaan Myburgh

2018 ATU Triathlon African Cup, Mariental Namibia, 2:05:53, 10th Elite Men

2018 Germiston 5150, 1:58:23, 2nd Overall, 1st Age Group 19-24 

2018 XTERRA Italy, Lake Scanno, 3:16:58, 15th Pro Male

2018 XTERRA Czech Republic, 2:47:44, 17th Pro Male

2018 Cross Triathlon World Champs, Denmark 2:23:03, 6th U/23 Elite

2018 XTERRA Grabouw, 3rd U/23 and 7th Pro Male/Overall

2017 ITU Penticton Cross Triathlon World Age Group Championships, 2nd Age Group 20-24

2017 XTERRA Reunion, 1st Age Group 20-24, 10th Overall, 2:40:00

2017 SA Triathlon Championships Aldam, 1st Age Group 20-24, 7th Overall

2017 XTERRA Grabouw SA CHAMPS, 1st Age Group 20-24, 22nd Overall, 2:42:16

2017 Xterra Buffelspoort, 3rd Overall 2:59

2016 Aviles ITU World Duathlon Championships, 20th Junior Elite, 00:56:01

2016 TTA Duathlon champs, standard race, 1st elite male, 2:11:00

2016 TTA triathlon champs, 7th Elite Male, 2:22:01

2016 Bloemfontein ATU Junior African Championships, 11th, 01:09:45


What is your biggest accomplishment in your sports?

Finishing 2nd at the 2017 Cross Tri World Championships for AG 19-24.


What are keys to your success when it comes to training?

Consistently training, listening to and trusting my coach.


What is your biggest challenge, and what do you do to manage this challenge?

My body and injuries. I stay mentally strong and always focus on my goals.


What was the best advice you were ever given?

Never give up, to finish is to win.


Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by?

Second place is the first loser.


What is your next goal that you would like to achieve?

To win the ITU Cross Tri World Champs and XTERRA World Champs one day. To qualify for the Olympic games.


What do you like and dislike most about your sport?

Like: Hard swim sets, cycling and mountain biking, running in general, the friends I made from the sport and the support from family and coaches.

Dislike: Discrimination from referees/officials and dishonesty

  • Sterk Span Coaching Academy specializes in tailor made training programs, coaching session and advice for triathlon, swimming, learn to swim for adults, cycling, running and related sports such as adventure racing. Our athlete base range from lifestyle orientated individuals to national level athletes who compete at the highest level possible. We also offer services and training sessions for weight loss and lifestyle management.