Melissa Stockwell

  • United States
  • Born: 1980
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 9
Paralympics Ranking 2
Starts
15
Podiums
15
Wins
5
Biography

In 2004, Melissa lost her left leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq, and her life was forever changed. Stockwell has found support in the form of her Chicago-based paratriathlon club, Dare2trr. Stockwell, the first American woman to lose a limb in active combat, also competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. Lives in Chicago with her husband and son.

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Latest Athlete Results
3
2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games
10 Sep, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:25:24
2
2016 Aguilas ITU World Paratriathlon Event
15 May, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:29:32
2
2016 Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships
13 Mar, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:18:37
3
2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago
15 Sep, 2015 - Women's PT2 - 01:26:07
1
2015 Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event
16 Aug, 2015 - Women's PT2 - 01:19:31
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Melissa
Family Name Stockwell
Representing USA
Year of Birth 1980
Place of Birth Grand Haven, MI
Residence United States
Coach Mike Durner, CTS
Hobbies Reading, travelling.
Website http://www.melissastockwell.com
Twitter @MStockwell01
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