EDWARDS Kristin < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA Barbados   
Gender Women
Born 31 May 1986 in Bridgetown, BAR
Height1.77 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Barbados
Occupation Lawyer
Languages English
Higher education Law - University of the West Indies: Barbados
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? In Barbados in 2009 at the age of 23 years old.
Why this sport? Friends who competed with me in shot putt and discus started participating in weightlifting and took three years to convince me to start.
Club / Team Barbados Weightlifting Association: Bridgetown, BAR
Name of coach Andrew Callendar
Coach from which country? Barbados
Coach from what year? 2009
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Barbados
Tournament Pan American Championship
Location Guatemala
General Interest
Hobbies Watching television and movies, playings sports and spending times with friends. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career Coach Andrew Callendar. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol Dwayne Edwards. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)
Injuries He discolated his wrist in 2009 and took five months to heal. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs Rolling the bar back and forth to settle herself.
(Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Just Breathe." (Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)
Ambitions To be an Olympic medalist. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2010)