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World Champion 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
|DOB||03 Nov 1979 (age 35)|
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.
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- Silver: ITU Paratriathlon World Championships 2014
- Gold: ITU Paratriathlon World Championships 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Faye McClelland Latest ITU events...
- 7th Jun 20152015 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event2nd
- 21st Sep 20142014 Madrid ITU World Paratriathlon Event2nd
- 29th Aug 20142014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton2nd
- 10th Aug 20142014 GBR Paratriathlon National Championships1st
- 20th Jun 20142014 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships2nd
- 31st May 20142014 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event2nd
- 17th May 20142014 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st
- 11th Sep 20132013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London1st
- 20th Oct 20122012 Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland1st
- 17th Oct 20122012 Auckland ITU Aquathlon World Championships1st
- 20th Apr 20122012 Eilat ETU Triathlon European Championships1st
- 9th Sep 20112011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Beijing1st
- 6th Aug 20112011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series London1st
- 24th Jun 20112011 Pontevedra ETU Triathlon European Championships1st
- 8th Sep 20102010 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final Budapest1st
- 24th Jul 20102010 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series London1st
- 3rd Jul 20102010 Athlone ETU Triathlon European Championships1st
Faye McClelland Latest News...
2014Lauren leads paratriathlon gold rush
2014Exclusive interviews with the Brits
2013Faye McClelland and Phil Hogg celebrate paratriathlon success
2013British Paratriathletes dominate Hyde Park
2012Faye McClelland and Iain Dawson celebrate paratriathlon success
20112011 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards
2011Britain’s paratriathletes win four world titles
2011New era for Britain’s Paratriathletes on eve of world championships
2011Paratriathlon prepares for Rio 2016
2011Triathletes target gold in Beijing this weekend