CRADDOCK Charlotte < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Female
Born 24 Oct 1990 in Wolverhampton, ENG
Height1.76 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Wolverhampton, ENG
Occupation Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing the sport at age six at Cannock Hockey Club.
Why this sport? Her father introduced her to the sport.
Club / Team Clifton: Cannock, ENG
Coach from which country? England
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for Great Britain
Opponent Argentina
Tournament Friendly Match
Location Argentina
General Interest
Nicknames Crads, Bambs. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hobbies Spending time with her friends. (GB Hockey Media Guide 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Scoring on her international debut against Argentina. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Most influential person in career Her father. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hero / Idol English rugby player Jonny Wilkinson. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008
Injuries She suffered a stress fracture in her lower back in February 2008. (BBC, 11 Jul 2008)

In June 2006, she sustained a dislocation of the right ankle and was out of competition for five months. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She always listens to 'World's Greatest' and 'Im'ma Shine' before playing a match. (NOC, 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Show me the silver medal and I will show you the first of the losers." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)

"Anyone can give up, but to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that is true strength." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Awards and honours She became the youngest British Olympic hockey player when she competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (BBC, 11 Jul 2008)
Other information ENGLAND DEBUT
She made her debut for England in April 2009. (, 24 Aug 2010)