Michelle Kelly

Pentathlon

M Kelly

Height: 5' 2"
Event: Modern Pentathlon

World Ranking as of 11/16/11:
136th
2011 World Cup Ranking: 68th

The Short List

  • 2003 Gold Medal at U.S. Modern Pentathlon Senior National Championships
  • 2005 Gold Medal at U.S. Modern Pentathlon Senior National Championships
  • 2005 Bronze Medal at Pan American Games
  • 2006 Silver Medal U.S Open and Senior Modern Pentathlon National Championships
  • 2007 Bronze Medal at the Pan American Games in Rio

It's Every Day

Kelly, a member of the United States Army World Class Athlete Program, is a resident athlete at the United States Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colo...Mickey is the daughter of Michael and Betsy Kelly...She has nine siblings, six brothers (Jamie, Chris, Casey, Josh, Al and Zilla) and three sisters (Sara, Emilie and Jessinia)...Mickey graduated from Chatham High School in Chatham, N.Y. in 1996...While in high school, she ran track and field for two years, cross country for one year, basketball for one year and American football for two years where she was the only girl playing on the boys varsity football team...Mickey graduated from Cortland College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Teaching...While at Cortland she competed as a member of the schools cross country team for four years, indoor track for four years, outdoor track for four years and one year on the swimming team...In cross country and track she ran under the tutelage of Coach Jack Daniels...Was named the Cortland College Athlete of the Year in 2000 and received NCAA All-American honors twelve times...Mickey finished in the alternate position for the 2004 U.S. Olympic Modern Pentathlon Team...When not training or competing in the five sports that make up modern pentathlon, Mickey enjoys snowboarding.

Competition Record:

  • 2012 January Domestic Qualifier (Colorado Springs): 5th
  • 2011 December Domestic Qualifier in Colorado Springs: 6th
  • 2011 Domestic Qualifier in Palm Springs, Calif.: 2nd
  • 2010 Domestic Qualifier in Colorado Springs: 4th 


2007 Results:

  • Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Bronze Medal (Qualified her slot for the 2008 Olympic Games)
  • USA Pentathlon Senior National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA - Silver Medal
  • World Cup #5 in Szekefehervar, Hungary - 17th Place
  • World Cup #4 in Moscow, Russia - Elected not to compete
  • World Cup #3 in Millfield, Great Britain - 11th Place
  • World Cup #2 in Cairo, Egypt - 25th Place
  • World Cup #1in Mexico City, Mexico - Bronze Medal


2006 Results:

  • World Championships in Guatemala City, Guatemala - Did not advance past semifinals
  • U.S. Open and Senior Modern Pentathlon National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA - Silver Medal
  • World Cup Final in Chianciano, Italy - 28th Place
  • World Cup #6 in Chianciano, Italy - 13th Place
  • World Cup #5 in Cairo, Egypt - 29th Place
  • NORCECA/Pan American Championships in Mexico City, Mexico - Fifth Place
  • World Cup #4 in Szekefehervar, Hungary - Did not advance past semifinals
  • World Cup #3 - - Did not advance past semifinals
  • World Cup #2 - Did not advance past semifinal
  • World Cup #1 in Acapulco, Mexico - 18th Place


2005 Results:

  • World Championships - Did not compete as she was attending Boot Camp for the U.S. Army
  • U.S. Modern Pentathlon Senior National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA - Gold Medal
  • Pan American Championships - Bronze Medal


last updated 1/20/12