Name: Chelsea Burns
Sport: Triathlon
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 131
Birthplace: Seattle, Wash.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Holy Names Academy
College: Colgate University

Career Highlights
2018 ITU Triathlon World Cup Miyazaki silver medalist
2018 ITU Triathlon World Cup Tiszaujvaros bronze medalist
2017 ITU Triathlon World Cup Madrid bronze medalist
2017 ITU Triathlon World Cup Huelva bronze medalist
2015 ITU World Triathlon Cape Town, 9th
2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Champion
2014 Tongyeong ITU World Cup, 5th

Elite Athlete Career

2018: Placed 7th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Cape Town on February 11 • Finished 18th at the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi on March 2, • ITU Triathlon World Cup Mooloolaba on March 10, DNS • Placed 12th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup New Plymouth on March 25 • Finished 17th at the ITU World Triathlon Bermuda on April 28 • Placed 22nd at the ITU World Triathlon Yokohama on May 12 • Finished 10th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Cagliari on June 2 • Placed 19th at the ITU World Triathlon Leeds on June 10 • Earned a 3rd place finish at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Tiszaujvaros on July 7 • Finished 11th at the ITU World Triathlon Montreal on August 25 • Concluded the ITU World Triathlon Series with a 13th-place finish in Gold Coast, Australia, on Sept. 15, taking 22nd in the season-long rankings • Earned a top-10 finish at the Weihai ITU Triathlon World Cup on Sept. 22 • Grabbed a silver medal to close the season at the Miyazaki ITU Triathlon World Cup on Nov. 10

2017: Finished 6th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Cape Town on February 11 • Placed 9th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup on April 2 • Competed in the ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast on April 8, DNF • Finished 5th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Chengdu on May 7 • Earned a 3rd place finish at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Madrid on May 28 • Placed 10th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Cagliari on June 4 • Finished 32nd at the ITU Triathlon World Triathlon Hamburg on July 15 • Placed 10th at the ITU Triathlon World Triathlon Edmonton on July 29 • Competed in the ITU Triathlon World Cup Yucatan on Aug 12, DNF • Earned a 3rd place finish at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Huelva on September 24 • Placed 6th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Sarasota on October 8 • Finished 21st at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Miyazaki on November 4

2015: Fifth at the Pan American Games on July 11 in Toronto, Ontario • Eighth at the Huatulco ITU World Cup on June 14 • Recorded her career-best ITU World Triathlon Series finish (ninth) on April 25 in Cape Town, South Africa • Competed in the ITU Triathlon World Cup Tiszaujvaros on August 8, DNF • Finished 23rd in the ITU Triathlon World Cup on October 4 • Earned a 5th place finish at the ITU Duathlon World Championships Adelaide on October 17 • Placed 23rd at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Tongyeong on October 24

2014: Closed out 2014 with two top-10 finishes in ITU World Cups, finishing ninth in Alanya on Sept. 27 and fifth in Tongyeong on Oct. 18 • Won the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships in Las Vegas on Sept. 11 • Finished fifth at the 2014 Banyoles ETU Triathlon European Cup • Placed sixth at the 2014 Zhenjiang ASTC Triathlon Premium Asian Cup • Finished seventh at the 2014 Clermont PATCO Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup

2013: Placed 14th at her ITU World Cup debut in Edmonton (2013) • Finished 20th at the 2013 Palamos ITU World Cup • Placed 15th at the Tiszaujvaros ITU World Cup • Finished 22nd at the 2014 ITU U23 World Championships in London • En route to earning her elite license in 2013, won both the Richmond Elite Development Race and the ITU San Diego Age Group Race

Athletic Background: Colgate University Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 • Issaquah Middle School 1600m track record holder in 5:12 (2004) • Participated in age-group swimming from ages 5 to 15 • Competed in cross country and track from middle school through high school and college

Personal
Daughter of Loren and Tracy Burns • Has one brother • Competed in track and field and cross country and majored in Geography and Computer Science at Colgate • Enjoys hiking, trivia, snowboarding, cooking, crossword puzzles, gardening and maps in her spare time 

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