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2014 Word Champion
|DOB||01 Oct 1987 (age 28)|
Alison Patrick was recruited to triathlon from an atheltics background in 2013. Alison is visually impaired and races with a guide athelte. She has achieved Automatic Qualification for Rio and will be put forward for selection by ParalympicsGB in the summer.
She is based at the Paratriathlon Hub at Loughborough University, and has been a member of the World Class lottery fundeed British Paratriathlon squad since 2014.
Alison was drawn to triathlon when injuries stopped her running and friends persuaded her to have a go. She had previously swum as a junior and raced in the 1500m on the track at international level. However, it was the 800m where she had most success, including a IBSA world title. She also represented Scotland as an able bodied runner at the World Mountain Trophy.
In her first full year in the sport, Alison won the 2014 ITU world title in Edmonton in the PT5 class. In 2015 she also won the Rio Paralympic Test Event.
Alison is a qualified physiotherapist but is now training full time.
Follow Alison on Twitter @ali_p87
- ITU World Championships, Chicago, 2015, SILVER (with Hazel Smith)
- Rio Paralympic Test Event, 2015, GOLD (with Grace France)
- ETU European Championships, Geneva, 2015, GOLD (with Hazel Smith)
- ITU World Championships, Edmonton, 2014, GOLD (with Jenny Manners)
Alison Patrick Latest ITU events...
- 26th May 20162016 Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships1st
- 20th Mar 20162016 Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st
- 15th Sep 20152015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago2nd
- 1st Aug 20152015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st
- 9th Jul 20152015 Geneva ETU Triathlon European Championships1st
- 7th Jun 20152015 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st
- 16th May 20152015 GBR Paratriathlon National Championships1st
- 29th Aug 20142014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton1st
- 20th Jun 20142014 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships3rd
- 31st May 20142014 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event2nd
- 17th May 20142014 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event3rd
Alison Patrick Latest News...
2016Steadman, Patrick, Lewis and Tench all win European gold in Lisbon
2016Steadman and Patrick secure Rio paratriathlon qualification
2016Paratriathlon season starts with Rio qualification on the line
2015Gold for Steadman and Patrick in European Paratriathlon
2014British Paratriathletes win double world gold