OLIVER Amy < Back  
Sport Archery
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 10 Jul 1987 in Mexborough, ENG
Height1.73 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Rotherham, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first picked up a bow at age seven. At age 17 she joined the Dearne Valley Archery Club.
Why this sport? Her first archery lesson was with her parents, who were both keen and competitive archers.
Club / Team Dearne Valley Archery Club: England
Name of coach Lloyd Brown
Coach from which country? United States
Coach from what year? 2010
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2007
General Interest
Hobbies Singing, reading, puzzles. (World Archery, 16 Jul 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a silver medal in the women's team event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (amyoliverarchery.com, 10 Aug 2011)
Other information LOUD CROWD CONTROVERSEY
She was part of the English team that lost by one point [207-206] to India in the team recurve gold medal competition at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. The English team said that the home crowd was loud during the visitors' shooting. "I was nervous, the crowd was not good. They were pretty loud and it was not good sportsmanship for archery," Oliver said. (The Independent, 09 Oct 2010)