Faye McClelland

Faye McClelland

World Champion 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013

Name Faye McClelland
Sex Female
DOB 03 Nov 1979 (age 36)
Hometown Eastbourne


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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Faye McClelland Latest ITU events...

2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships23rd Jul 20168th ()
2016 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event19th Jun 20161st ()
2016 Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships26th May 20162nd ()
2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago15th Sep 20154th ()
2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st Aug 20153rd ()
2015 Geneva ETU Triathlon European Championships9th Jul 20152nd ()
2015 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event7th Jun 20152nd ()
2014 Madrid ITU World Paratriathlon Event21st Sep 20142nd ()
2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton29th Aug 20142nd ()
2014 GBR Paratriathlon National Championships10th Aug 20141st ()
2014 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships20th Jun 20142nd ()
2014 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event31st May 20142nd ()
2014 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event17th May 20141st ()
2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London11th Sep 20131st ()
2012 Barfoot and Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland20th Oct 20121st ()
2012 Auckland ITU Aquathlon World Championships17th Oct 20121st ()
2012 Eilat ETU Triathlon European Championships20th Apr 20121st ()
2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Beijing9th Sep 20111st ()
2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series London6th Aug 20111st ()
2011 Pontevedra ETU Triathlon European Championships24th Jun 20111st ()
2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final Budapest8th Sep 20101st ()
2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series London24th Jul 20101st ()
2010 Athlone ETU Triathlon European Championships3rd Jul 20101st ()