Name: Mary Kate Callahan
Sport: Paratriathlon
Hometown: La Grange, Ill.
Current Residence: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Fenwick High School (Oak Park, Ill.)
College: University of Arizona ’17, Psychology and Sociology

Career Highlights
Four-time CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships medalist (1 gold, 4 silvers)
2018 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, 10th

2017 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, 6th
2017 USA Paratriathlon National Championships bronze medalist
2017 ITU World Paratriathlon Gold Coast silver medalist
2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, 4th
2016 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event gold medalist
2016 USA Paratriathlon National Champion

Elite Triathlon Career

2018: Took silver at the Sarasota-Bradenton CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships on March 10 • Placed 10th at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, on Sept. 15

2017: Claimed victory in the women’s PTWC class at the Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships • Took silver at ITU World Paratriathlon Gold Coast • Earned a bronze medal at the USA Paratriathlon National Championships in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin • Placed sixth at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Rotterdam

2016: Opened the season with a silver at the Sarasota CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships • Won gold at the Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event • Earned a USA Paratriathlon national title in the women’s PT2 category • Took fourth at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Rotterdam

2015: Earned a gold medal at the London ITU World Paratriathlon Event • Took silver at the Monterrey CAMTRI Triathlon American Championships • Placed sixth at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Chicago

2014: Won gold in the women’s PT1 class at the Chicago ITU World Paratriathlon Event • Claimed silver at ITU World Paratriathlon Events in Yokohama and Magog • Placed second for PT1 women at the Dallas PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships • Took silver at the USA Paratriathlon National Championships • Placed fourth in the women’s PT1 class at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Edmonton

Personal: Daughter of Jack and Joanna Callahan • Serves as a mentor at Dare2Tri Paratriathlon Club in Chicago • Is a Sport Envoy for the U.S. Department of State • Began her professional career as an HR Specialist at Motorola Solutions in August 2017 • Is an event organizer for the Claddagh Foundation, a nonprofit founded by her parents that supports spinal cord injury research and local organizations that work to improve the day-to-day lives of those living with disabilities