Grant, who is based in Stirling, is a World University Games champion and has represented Scotland twice at the Commonwealth Games.
Grant won the World University Games triathlon in Nyon, Switzerland, in August 2016. As well as winning the individual title, he helped Great Britain win the team title. His best ITU World Triathlon event result was third in Karlovy Vary in August 2019. He also enjoyed five top-ten finishes in 2018, celebrating a bronze medal at Alanya.
Grant is a member of the UK Sport Lottery Funded World-Class Performance Squad that trains in Stirling, and previously studied Mathematics at Stirling University.
A former swimmer, Grant turned his hand to triathlon and hasn’t looked back since. In 2011, his first year competing as a junior, Grant’s performances in the GE Strathclyde Park Triathlon and the Blenheim Triathlon gained him selection for the GB squad. He won a bronze medal at the ITU world junior championships in Hyde Park in 2013, the same year he recorded several Junior ETU medals including silver in the Tiszaújváros ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup Final.
Sheldon attended his first Commonwealth Games at Glasgow (2014), racing as part of Team Scotland that placed 7th in the Mixed Relay. Two years later, Sheldon secured his first senior ETU gold with Great Britain’s Mixed Relay team at Lisbon.
For 2017 and 2018, Sheldon documented a number of top-ten finishes, his best securing a bronze medal at Alanya ETU Triathlon European Cup (2018). He ended 2019 strong with two consecutive ITU World Cup bronze medals at Karlovy Vary and Weihai.