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Sport Athletics
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 10 Jun 1991 in Windsor, ENG
Height1.53 m
Weight 47 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence England
Higher education History - St Mary's College: London, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started running at the age of 11.
Why this sport? Her school teachers at Farnborough Hill encouraged her to take part in the District Schools Cross Country race, where she was approached by coach Mick Woods.
Club / Team Aldershot Farnham & District: England
Name of coach Mick Woods
Coach from which country? England
Training Regime She trains every day. Mornings consist of runs and gym work, and she usually goes for at least one long run a week.
General Interest
Hobbies Playing Nintendo Wii. (NikeWomen, 11 Mar 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a race in Gateshead where she sprinted the last 150 metres to shoot from fifth place to first. (NikeWomen, 11 Mar 2010)
Most influential person in career Her family and friends. (UKA, 01 Sep 2010)
Injuries She suffered a stress fracture in November 2009. (morethanthegames.co.uk, 09 Feb 2010)
Other sports She has achieved a grade five in Ballet. (UKA, 01 Sep 2010)
Ambitions To race the 5000m at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. (runnersworld.co.uk, 24 Apr 2009)
Other information ON CAMP WITH KELLY
She is part of the 'On Camp With Kelly' mentoring program run by Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes. (charlottepurdue.com, 01 Sep 2010)