Bill Chaffey H2

  • Australia
  • Born: 1975
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 23
Starts
26
Podiums
22
Wins
17
Biography

While doing cycling training for an Ironman competition as an able-bodied athlete in 2005, he was involved in an accident with a truck that was travelling 100 km/hr. He broke his back in four places resulting in spinal cord damage, as well as breaking his pelvis and elbows. He spent five months recovering in hospital. As a result, he is paralysed in his left leg and has limited movement in his right.

He began competing in triathlons as an able-bodied athlete in 2001, and after his injury in 2005 he competed in his first paratriathlon in 2008. He is married and has two daughters.

Recent Highlights

- Winner of the 2016 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event;
- Winner of the 2017 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- 3rd place at the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series; and
- 4th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.

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Latest Athlete Results
6
2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Gold Coast
15 Sep, 2018 - PTWC Men - 01:02:07
5
2018 Iseo - Franciacorta ITU World Paratriathlon Series
30 Jun, 2018 - PTWC Men - 01:08:10
4
2018 Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
17 Jun, 2018 - PTWC Men - 01:14:27
3
2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
07 Apr, 2018 - PTWC Men - 01:04:13
1
2018 Devonport ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
17 Feb, 2018 - PTWC Men - 01:09:21
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Bill
Family Name Chaffey H2
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1975
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