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Erin Densham
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Densham, immediately after her race in Brasschaat, 2010
Personal information
Nickname(s) Delly Buttons
Born 3 May 1985 (1985-05-03) (age 36)
Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Residence Melbourne, Australia
Height 164 cm
Weight 52 kg
Country Australia
Coached by Shaun Stephens

Erin Densham (born 3 May 1985 in Camden, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian professional triathlete and bronze medallist in the 2012 Olympics.

Early life

Erin Densham attended the Ruse Public School and the John Therry Catholic High School. She holds a degree in Fitness (Certificate III) and lives in St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.


In 2008, Densham competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and came 22nd. In 2009, Densham was seriously hampered by heart problems and glandular fever. In Des Moines (Hy-Vee) Densham had to be dragged from the water.

In 2010, Densham is also one of the many international elite guest stars representing French clubs at the prestigious French Club Championship Series Lyonnaise des Eaux. At the opening circuit in Dunkirk on 23 May 2010, for instance, Densham placed 2nd and thus was the best triathlete of Poissy Tri, which thanks to her won the Dunkirk club ranking.

ITU competitions

In the seven years from 2004 to 2010, Densham took part in 44 ITU competitions and achieved 22 top ten positions, amongst which were eight gold medals.


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