Andrew Lewis

  • Great Britain
  • Born: 1983
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 1
Starts
17
Podiums
14
Wins
9
Biography

Paralympian gold medalist Andrew (Andy) Lewis sustained a knee amputation (right leg) after been involved in a motorbike accident when he was 16. At the time he was applying to be part of the Army Parachute Regiment and was an excellent cross country runner for Gloucestershire. He spent months in hospital, and his leg was initially saved, but he later had it amputated when he was 22 due to a number of complications. He now trains full time at the Loughborough Triathlon Performance Centre.

Andy’s first ITU race was in 2014 where he placed 3rd at the 2014 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event. Andy has gone on to have incredible success within paratriathlon, including taking a gold at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games and a number of podium finishes, most recently, four gold medals in 2016 and three gold medals in 2017.

Recent Highlights

- Winner of the 2017 Sarasota ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- Winner of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- Winner of the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- Winner of the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series; and
- Winner of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.

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2017 Sarasota ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
08 Oct, 2017 - PTS2 Men - 01:11:50
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2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
14 Sep, 2017 - PTS2 Men - 01:09:55
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2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships
18 Jun, 2017 - PTS2 Men - 01:10:56
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2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
13 May, 2017 - PTS2 Men - 01:08:44
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2017 GBR Paratriathlon National Championships
01 Jan, 2017 - PTS2 Men - 01:15:00
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