Chloe Esposito created history when she won gold at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Aged just 25, she won Australia’s first Olympic medal in the sport and set an Olympic record total of 1372 points.
Coming into the final event at Rio 2016, the combined running/shooting discipline, she was in seventh place. In her strongest event, she missed only one target in the four lots of five shots and she ran brilliantly for a combined time of 12 minutes, 10.19 seconds.
It was a family affair in Rio, with Chloe joined by her father and coach Daniel Esposito (Olympian in 1984) and her younger brother Max – who finished seventh on debut as Chloe did at London 2012.
Chloe is aiming for more success in
For most of the year, Chloe, Max and their mum and dad (coach) are based in Budapest, Hungary to be close to major competitions, top train facilities and plenty of fencers to improve their weakest discipline.
- 2016 Rio Olympic Champion
- Born in 1991 in Camden, NSW, Australia
- Lives in Sydney, Australia and Budapest, Hungary
- Nicknamed Coco
- Olympics: London 2012, Rio 2016 World Championships: 2012 and 2015
- Coached by Daniel Esposito (2004-current)
- Represents NSW Modern Pentathlon, Sydney
- Trains in Budapest, Hungary and Sydney/Canberra
- Winning the Olympic title at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
- Winning the 2018 World Cup Final and being ranked World No.1
- Finishing seventh at the London 2012 Olympic Games
|Personal Motto||If you can't do it in training, you won't do it in competition.|
|Most Influential Person||My father, who is also my coach.|
|Why this sport?||As it is very diverse, and I am training for 5 different sports, not just one.|
|First Olympic memory||Watching the 3-day eventing at Sydney 2000|
|Future goal||Defend Olympic title and end a season as world no.1|
|Inspirational Sportsperson||Sally Pearson|
|Winner||UIPM World Cup Final||Astana, Kazakhstan ||24 June 2018|
|4th||UIPM World Cup IV||Sofia, Bulgaria||27 May 2018|
|Winner||UIPM World Cup III||Kecskemet||7 May 2018|