GILBERT Susie < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 21 Feb 1989 in Burton-on-Trent, ENG
Height1.67 m
Weight 59 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Bath, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Geography - Birmingham University: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up hockey at age seven.
Why this sport? She joined her local club after enjoying the sport at school.
Club / Team Reading Hockey Club: England
Name of coach Danny Kerry [national]
Coach from which country? Great Britain
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfield
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for England
General Interest
Hobbies Shopping, cooking, going to the cinema, pottery painting, walking her dog, playing the piano. (englandhockey.co.uk, 29 Jun 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze at the 2010 World Cup in Rosario, Argentina. (englandhockey.co.uk, 29 Jun 2013)
Hero / Idol British rower Steve Redgrave. (englandhockey.co.uk, 29 Jun 2013)
Injuries She missed the 2012 Olympic Games in London due to two broken thumbs. (express.co.uk, 12 Nov 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Be happy in life." (englandhockey.co.uk, 29 Jun 2013)
Famous relatives Her twin brother Tim played hockey at county level. (birmingham.ac.uk, 02 Apr 2012)