Melissa Reid B3

  • Great Britain
  • Born: 1990
Biography

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
7
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
29 Aug, 2021 - PTVI Women - 01:14:24
1
2021 GBR Paratriathlon National Championships
17 Jul, 2021 - PTVI Women - 01:03:55
4
2021 World Triathlon Para Cup A Coruna
20 Jun, 2021 - PTVI Women - 01:14:20
4
AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Para Series Leeds
05 Jun, 2021 - PTVI Women - 01:15:32
2
2019 Valencia ETU Paratriathlon European Championships
14 Sep, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:13:13
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Melissa
Family Name Reid B3
Representing GBR
Para triathlon Class PTVI
Para triathlon Subclass B3
Year of Birth 1990
Website http://www.melissareid.org.uk
Twitter @ReidMelissa
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Melissa's next event
05 Nov, 2021
2021 World Triathlon Para Championships Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates • Start List
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RT @CarveMag: Big shout out to Porthtowan (Cornwall) surfer Melissa Reid racing in the Triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday night.…
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