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Sport Athletics
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 23 Sep 1985 in Tokoroa, NZL
Height1.75 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Tokoroa, NZL
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? "I was a tiny tot, about four years old, and people would bribe me with a pie or an ice block to fill in for my brothers' relay teams. From there it went on to winning red ribbons when I was about six or seven years old and I loved that. That's what got me interested, and I haven't stopped since."
Club / Team North Harbour Bays: Tokoroa, NZL
Name of coach Chris Williams
Coach from which country? New Zealand
General Interest
Hero / Idol Australian 400m runner Cathy Freeman (nzherald.co.nz, 10 May 2007)
Injuries In 2009 an Achilles tendon injury ruined her domestic season. (stuff.co.nz, 10 Aug 2010)

A foot stress fracture in 2005 meant she could not walk properly for about six months. (nzherald.co.nz, 10 May 2007)
Awards and honours She became the first New Zealand woman to run under 23 seconds for 200m, at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany. (stuff.co.nz, 10 Aug 2010)
Other information She won gold at the World Universaide in 2009. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guides, 2010)

EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE
She has been training and competing in Europe since April 2010. She is based in England. (stuff.co.nz, 10 Aug 2010)