Participants

Holly ROBINSON

Holly ROBINSON
    Athletics
Birth Date:  10 Dec 1994
Place of Birth:  CHRISTCHURCH
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
F46

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's F46 Javelin Throw 2 Silver

Holly ROBINSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 19:05
Gold Medal Event Women's F46 Javelin Throw Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Javelin Throw F46 2 41.22
2012 London, GBR Women's Javelin Throw F46 7 32.58

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's Javelin Throw F46 2 42.41
2015 Doha, QAT Women's Javelin Throw F46 3 38.18
2013 Lyon, FRA Women's Javelin Throw F46 2 34.37
2011 Christchurch, NZL Women's Javelin Throw F46 5 30.44

Hobbies

Coaching, playing netball, badminton (Facebook, 18 Sep 2015; Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)


Occupation: Sport activator (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Education: BAppSci in physical activity, health and wellness at Otago Institute of Sport and Adventure, Dunedin, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Coach

NATIONAL: Raylene BATES (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)


Sporting relatives

 Father played elite rugby union in New Zealand, and her twin brother has competed in wood chopping. (odt.co.nz, 10 Mar 2012)


Reason: "Started from a young age in all events, until I specialised as a javelin thrower in 2012." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Ambition: "To be the world and Paralympic champion." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Memorable: "Winning silver at the Rio 2016 Paralympics." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Hero: Shot putter, Valerie ADAMS (NZ) (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Influence: "My grandmother, Shirley CROWLEY. She helped me get into sport by fundraising and taking me to events." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Ritual: "I like to listen to music." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Limb deficiency, born with no (left) arm below the elbow. (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)


SEEING DOUBLE
"I have a twin brother." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2018)


HONOUR
New Zealand flagbearer at Rio 2016 Paralympics Opening Ceremony. (paralympic.org, 15 Feb 2018)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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