Bill Chaffey H2

  • Australia
  • Born: 1975
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 8
Starts
25
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
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
3
2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
13 May, 2017 - PTWC Men - 01:03:06
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Bill
Family Name Chaffey H2
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1975
Place of Birth Tamworth, NSW
Residence Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia
Coach Self
Hobbies Training
Twitter @b_chaffey
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