HOWARD Kate < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 24 Sep 1979 in Caerphilly, WAL
Height1.58 m
Weight 54 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Auckland, NZL
Occupation Fitness Instructor
Higher education Oceanography - Southampton University: Southampton, ENG
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? She took a gym instruction course to earn some extra money while at university in 2000. The course included weightlifting, which she decided to take more seriously.
Club / Team NorthSport Olympic Weightlifting: North Shore, NZL
International Debut
Year 2002
Competing for Wales
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Manchester
General Interest
Hobbies Playing golf, going to the beach, watching movies. (futurefit.co.uk, 17 May 2005)
Awards and honours She was the first female weightlifter to represent Wales at a World Championships. (wales-weightlifting.webs, 24 Aug 2010)
Other information FROM WALES TO NEW ZEALAND
After representing Wales at the 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games, she emigrated to New Zealand. (commonwealthdelhi2010.blogspot.com, 11 Aug 2010)