Melissa Reid B3
- Great Britain
- Born: 1990
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”.
- 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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Paratriathletes are ramping up their season as they hunt for points towards the World Championships in Chicago at World Paratriathlon Event London this Saturday.26 May, 2015
The 2014 TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton saw a changing of the guards in the paratriathlon races with six athletes winning world championship titles for the first time.31 Aug, 2014
The first of the world champions were crowned on Wednesday as the kick off to a week of action at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton, with Kiwis taking three gold medals.27 Aug, 2014