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World Champion 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013

Faye McClelland
Name Faye McClelland


DOB 03 Nov 1979 (age 36)
Hometown Eastbourne
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Four time ITU World Champion, Faye, is originally from Ruislip, Middlesex, and is now coached by Glenn Cook at the Bodyworks XTC club in Eastbourne. She is a member of the UK Sport World Class Lottery Funded British Paratriathlon squad and has apsirations to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Faye got into triathlon when a friend challenged her to do the run section as part of a triathlon relay. She did her first paratriathlon in 2009. Although not from a specifically sporting background, Faye has taken part in a wide variety of sports and was working as a fitness instructor when she was first introduced to triathlon.

Faye competes in the PT4 category for athletes with less severe arm and leg impairments. She was born without her left hand. At the ITU World Championships in 2014 Faye was part of a British 1-2-3 on the podium with team-mates Lauren Steadman and Clare Cunningham.

Faye is a qualified physiotherapist, having graduated from the University of Brighton in 2013, but is now training as a full time athlete.

Faye was awarded the Tata Steel British Triathlon Female Paratriathlete of the Year for 2013. 

Follow Faye on Twitter @Faye_McClelland

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