Katie Kelly B3
- Born: 1975
Katie is an Australian paratriathlete, who has a degenerative disease known as Usher syndrome. Kelly began competing in the PT5 paratriathlon classification in February 2015 when her condition deteriorated to a legally blind state.
Kelly, and her guide, Olympic triathlon silver medallist Michellie Jones, went on to win gold medals at the 2015 and 2017 ITU World Championships as well as the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
- Winner of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- Winner of the 2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- 5th place at the 2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- Winner of the 2017 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships; and
- Winner of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.
Latest Athlete Results
|DNF||17 Aug, 2019 - PTVI Women - DNF|
|2||18 May, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:11:56|
|1||02 Mar, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:14:15|
|1||24 Feb, 2019 - PTVI Women - 01:17:04|
|3||15 Sep, 2018 - PTVI Women - 01:09:02|
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As the women competed in the final races at Copacabana beach on Sunday, nine medals, four nations, three podiums and one historical day were represented as the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games…11 Sep, 2016
On September 11, the women will take to Copacabana Beach as the first edition of ladies to ever race for Paralympic gold medals.08 Sep, 2016
Reigning men’s PT1 world champion Bill Chaffey won his home race at the Devonport OTU Para-Triathlon Oceania Championships, which concluded on Sunday (21 February) in Devonport, Australia.22 Feb, 2016
Katie Kelly's time as an elite paratriathlete has been short, but none the less impressive. Read about how her Road to Rio is shaping up.19 Feb, 2016
The top para-triathletes from the Oceania region will get to test themselves ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Devonport OTU Para-triathlon Oceania Championships.19 Feb, 2016