Marcelo Collet

  • Brazil
  • Born: 1980
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 5
Starts
22
Podiums
6
Wins
3
Biography

Marcelo began with a promising career in the triathlon, but at age 17, he was hit by a car during cycling training in the streets of Salvador, his hometown.  The accident left him with a physical sequel to his left leg, but he was determined to progress in his sporting career. In particular, swimming, where he has gone on to secure several medals, including at the Parapan American editions. In 2010, Marcelo was the first paralympian to swim cross the Channel, linking England and France.

Marcelo went on to represent Brazil at the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event where he secured 10th place.

Most recently, the Brazilian paratrooper won two bronze medals, one at the 2017 Gold Coast  ITU World Paratriathlon Series and again in Yokohama.

Recent Highlights

- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- 3rd place at the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- 3rd place at the 2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- 4th place at the 2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships; and
- 13th place at the 2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships.  

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Latest Athlete Results
6
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
15 Sep, 2017 - PTS4 Men - 01:10:28
3
2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
13 May, 2017 - PTS4 Men - 01:07:38
3
2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series
08 Apr, 2017 - PTS4 Men - 01:06:04
4
2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships
11 Mar, 2017 - PTS4 Men - 01:08:07
13
2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships
24 Jul, 2016 - Men's PT4 - 01:09:01
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Marcelo
Family Name Collet
Representing BRA
Year of Birth 1980
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