Name: Mark Barr
Sport: Paratriathlon
Classification: PT2
Height: 6'2"
Birthdate: August 24, 1986
Birthplace: Woodland, Calif.
Hometown: Davis, Calif.
Current Residence: Houston, Texas
High School: Davis Senior High School
College: California Polytechnic State University, Nutrition Science

Career Highlights
2018 ITU Paratriathlon World Champion
2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Series Edmonton gold medalist
2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Series Iseo-Franciacorta gold medalist
2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Series Yokohama gold medalist
2017 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships silver medalist
2017 ITU World Paratriathlon Gold Coast silver medalist
2017 ITU World Paratriathlon Yokohama silver medalist
2016 Paralympic Games, 4th
2016 Aguilas ITU World Paratriathlon Event bronze medalist
2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships silver medalist
2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event silver medalist
2015 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event gold medalist
2014, 2015 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships fourth-place finisher
2013 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships bronze medalist
Three-time CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Champion
Two-time Paralympian in swimming (2008, 2004)

Personal
Parents are Brad and Cindie Barr • Married to Chelsea Barr • Siblings are Paul and Todd • Is a registered nurse in the trauma surgical ICU, spending three days each week working 12-hours straight • Favorite professional sports teams are the San Francisco Giants and 49ers • Swam collegiately with Cal Poly from 2004-08 • Lost his right leg to a bone cancer diagnosis in his teens • Favorite all-time Olympic moment is the 2008 4x100 freestyle relay, when the U.S. men came from behind on the final 100 meters in the pool to beat France in a sprint finish

Elite Triathlon Career

2018: Earned a 1st place finish at the CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships Sarasota-Bradenton on March 10 • Earned a 1st place finish at the ITU World Paratriathlon Series Yokohama on May 12 • Earned a 1st place finish at the ITU World Paratriathlon Series Iseo-Franciacorta on June 30 • Earned a 1st place finish at the ITU World Paratriathlon Series Edmonton on July 27 • Capped his undefeated season with a win at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, on Sept. 15

2017: Won silver at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Sept. 14 • Earned silver medals at ITU World Paratriathlon Events in Gold Coast, Australia (April 8), and Yokohama, Japan (May 13) • Took the win in the men's PTS2 division at the Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships on March 11

2016: Placed fourth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in the sport's Paralympic debut on Sept. 10 • Won a silver medal at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on July 23 • Earned bronze at the Aguilas ITU World Paratriathlon Event on May 15 • Took the win at the Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships on March 13

2015: Recorded a fourth-place finish at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Chicago on Sept. 15 • Earned two medals at ITU World Paratriathlon Events, including a gold in Yokohama, Japan (May 16), and a silver in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Aug. 1) • Won gold at the Monterrey CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships on May 1

2014: Took the win at an ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Chicago on June 28 • Won gold medals at the USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships on Sept. 20 and the Dallas PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships on May 31 • Placed fourth at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Edmonton on Aug. 29 and seventh at ITU World Paratriathlon Besancon on May 25

2013: Earned a national title at the USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships on May 27 • Won the San Diego ITU World Paratriathlon Event on April 20 • Took bronze at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in London on Sept. 11

2012: Made his ITU Paratriathlon World Championships debut with a fifth-place finish in Auckland on Oct. 20