Melissa Reid B3

  • Great Britain
  • Born: 1990
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ITU Paralympic Qualification Ranking 2
Paratriathlon Ranking 11

Melissa first started triathlon with the encouragement from her dad, after previously taken part in surfing, swimming and surf live saving. Her swimming background makes her one of the strongest swimmers in the PT5 class for visually impaired athletes.

Melissa had the honor in representing Great Britain where she won a bronze medal at the Rio Paralympic Games, and she now has her sights firmly set on Tokyo 2020. She said that “together with my guide, Nicole Walters, I am training hard to make it. I have won gold at the World, European and British Champs and am the reigning World Aquathon Champion”.              

Recent Highlights

- 3rd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- Winner at the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- 3rd place at the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- 3rd place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games; and
- 3rd place at the 2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships.  

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Latest Athlete Results
2019 Valencia ETU Paratriathlon European Championships
14 Sep, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:13:13
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
01 Sep, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:16:11
2019 Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
17 Aug, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:10:48
2019 Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
13 Jul, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:12:16
2019 Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
16 Jun, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:18:10
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Melissa
Family Name Reid B3
Representing GBR
Paratriathlon Class PTVI
Paratriathlon Subclass B3
Year of Birth 1990
Twitter @ReidMelissa
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