PALMER Hayley < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 08 May 1989 in Cheltenham, ENG
Height1.70 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began swimming at age eight in Cheltenham, England.
Club / Team North Shore Swimming Club: New Zealand
Name of coach Thomas Ansong
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for New Zealand
Tournament World Short Course Championships
Location Manchester
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (thisisgloucestershire.co.uk, 24 Apr 2012)
Injuries She contracted glandular fever shortly before the 2011 World Championships and had to withdraw from competition. She was treated at a hospital in Shanghai, China. (thisisgloucestershire.co.uk, 24 Apr 2012; swimmingnz.org.nz, 23 Jul 2011)
Other information FROM ENGLAND TO NEW ZEALAND
She was born in Cheltenham, England. Her parents are from New Zealand and she moved there in 2007 at age 18. (thisisgloucestershire.co.uk, 24 Apr 2012)