HOLT Melissa < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Female
Born 11 Dec 1976 in Napier, NZL
Height1.71 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Cambridge, NZL
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Physical Education - University of Otago: Dunedin, NZL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started the sport in 1999 in Hamilton.
Name of coach Gary Bell
International Debut
Year 2001
Competing for New Zealand
Tournament World Road Championships
General Interest
Nicknames Meshy. (trialtir-usa.com, 03 May 2002)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2002 World Road Cycling Championships. (Athlete, 01 Aug 2004)
Injuries She cut her left quad during a crash at the 2003 Rotterdam World Cup, when a chain ring went into her leg. (Cyclingnz.com, 14 Sep 2003)
Other information SHe won the New Zealand time trial three years in a row, from 2008 to 2010. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guides, 2010)