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Michelle Dillon
Medal record
Competitor for  Great Britain
Women's triathlon
ITU Triathlon World Championships
Bronze 2002 Cancún Individual
ITU Duathlon World Championships
Gold 2005 Newcastle Individual
Silver 2007 Győr Individual
45-49F ITU World Triathlon Championship
Gold 2018 Gold Coast Individual

Michelle Dillon (born 24 May 1973 in Wembley, England) is a retired British triathlete.

Dillon's first Olympic triathlon was at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She was one of the three British athletes, along with Sian Brice and Andrew Johns, not to finish the competition. Four years later, at the 2004 Summer Olympics, Dillon finished in sixth place with a time of 2:06:00.77.

Before turning to the triathlon, she was a runner, competing for Australia at the 1994 Commonwealth Games.

Michelle has been a coach for many triathletes including Stuart Hayes and Emma Pallant. She returned to competitive sport on 3 April 2016 coming second in the British Duathlon Championships. In 2018 she became 45-49F World Triathlon Champion on the Gold Coast.

Selected results

  • 2000 Summer Olympics: DNF
  • 2004 Summer Olympics: 6th, 2:06:00.77
  • 2007 Győr ITU World Duathlon Championships: 2nd, 1:54:43
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