Participants

Rachel WALLADER

Rachel WALLADER
    Athletics
Birth Date:  01 Sep 1989
Place of Birth:  STOURBRIDGE
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  28
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  90

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's Shot Put 6

Rachel WALLADER - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 12:15
Women's Shot Put Qualifying Round - Group A
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 20:40
Gold Medal Event Women's Shot Put Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Shot Put 4 16.83

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's Shot Put 23 16.81

Nickname: Wally, Big Rach (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Hobbies

Walking, art, crafts and fishing (Athlete, Jan 2018)


Occupation: Full-time work placement officer for students with learning difficulties (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Education: Teaching at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, ENG; science at University College Birmingham, ENG
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Richard WOODHALL (GBR) (Athlete, Jan 2018)


Other sports

County netball (Athlete, Jan 2018)


Reason: When she was 10, best friend in primary school asked her to go along to the local club training. "I wanted to be an Olympian like my idols at the time, Denise LEWIS (ENG) and Dame Kelly HOLMES (ENG)." Started as a heptathlete and took part in cross-country. "Over the years I filtered through the events to shot put but I still love taking part in the others sometimes." (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Ambition: Better her fourth placing at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympics. (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Memorable: Stepping out to the Glasgow crowd at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and gaining a personal-best fourth place. Competing at London 2017 World Championships. (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Hero: Grandad (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Ritual: â€œI like to get all my competition attire ready the night before, so I feel organised and have everything I need.â€? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
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Legend

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

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