NOR IRYANI Azmi < Back  
Sport Lawn Bowls
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Female
Born 08 Apr 1986
Height1.56 m
Weight 47 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Ipoh, MAS
Sport Specific Information
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2004
General Interest
Hobbies Ten-pin bowling and singing. (melbourne2006.com, 01 Jan 2006)
Most influential person in career Her 2006 Commonwealth Games coach, Sazali Sani. (melbourne2006.com, 01 Jan 2006)
Hero / Idol Sazali Sani, her coach in the 2006 Commonwealth Games. (melbourne2006.com, 01 Jan 2006)
Awards and honours She was the first Malaysian woman to win the Champion of Champions singles title, when she won in 2005. (nst.com.my, 28 Aug 2010)
Ambitions To win gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, "just as we did in 2006". (nst.com.my, 28 Aug 2010)
Other information THREE YEAR BREAK
She temporarily quit lawn bowls in 2007 for three years to pursue her tertiary studies and hoped to mark her return to the sport with a second Commonwealth Games gold medal at the 2010 Delhi edition. "I missed playing competitive lawn bowls and I'm happy that on my return I've been picked for the Commonwealth Games," she said, adding that it took about three months for her to "get back in the groove of things". She switched to the pairs event for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. (nst.com.my, 28 Aug 2010)