DERHAM Zoe < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 24 Nov 1980 in Bristol, ENG
Height1.80 m
Weight 110 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Gloucester, ENG
Occupation Postal Worker
Higher education Sport Studies - University of Gloucestershire: Cheltenham, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began discus throwing at age 13, then moved to hammer throwing at age 15.
Why this sport? She had to cover a regular athlete in a club match, she realised she was good at the event and that it was fun.
Club / Team Birchfield Harriers: Birmingham, ENG
Name of coach Lorraine Shaw
Coach from which country? England
Training Regime Six days a week, with two hours each session
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2002
Competing for England
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Manchester
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Representing Great Britain at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Most influential person in career Her coach Lorraine Shaw. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Injuries She suffered tonsillitis just a fortnight before the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. (bbc.co.uk, 06 Aug 2009)
Ambitions To medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)