Oscar Kelly

Oscar Kelly has continued his rise in international paratriathlon, representing Team England at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and becoming a World Triathlon Para Series medallist.

Oscar and his guide Charlie Harding placed fifth in front of a home crowd in Birmingham, just a few weeks after claiming his first World Triathlon Para Series medal in Montreal.

The Loughborough-based athlete races in the men’s PTVI having been born with the same congenital visual impairment as his mother and grandfather. By the time he was 18, his vision had deteriorated to the point that he began seeing flashing spots in the centre of his eye.

After taking up paratriathlon in 2017, Oscar went from novice to the Great Britain Talent Squad within a year. He made his international debut at World Triathlon Para Cup A Coruna in June 2021 before becoming British champion in the men’s PTVI the following month.

He ended 2021 with sixth place finishes at both the Europe Triathlon Championships in Valencia and at his first World Triathlon Para Championships in Abu Dhabi, despite a crash on the bike.

Oscar continued his progression in 2022, placing sixth for the second consecutive year at the Europe Triathlon Championships, before claiming his first World Triathlon Para Series medal with silver in Montreal.

Later that summer, Oscar competed at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, where, despite a bike puncture, crossed the line fifth alongside Harding as his guide.

After a fourth-place finish at World Triathlon Para Series Swansea, Oscar was back on the international podium in October 2022, claiming bronze at World Triathlon Para Cup Alanya.

Oscar ended the year with seventh place at the 2022 World Triathlon Para Championships.

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