MARSHALL Penelope < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 27 Jul 1989 in Takapuna, NZL
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence North Shore, NZL
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team HPC-North Shore: North Shore, NZL
Name of coach Mark Regan [national]
Coach from which country? New Zealand
Coach from what year? 2011
General Interest
Ambitions To win a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. (sportconnect.co.nz, 15 Oct 2011)
Other information CAR ACCIDENT
In April 2009, she was hit by a car when crossing the road in the suburb of Takapuna in Auckland, suffering a fractured skull, severe bleeding from the brain and concussion. She had surgery to stem the bleeding. She struggled with low blood pressure and could not articulate her sentences properly during her recovery. She returned to the pool in December 2009 and surpassed the personal bests that she has set prior to the accident. (NZ Herald, 06 Feb 2010)