Participants

Emily BATTY

Emily BATTY
    Cycling Mountain Bike
Birth Date:  16 Jun 1988
Place of Birth:  BROOKLIN
Country of birth:  CAN
Age:  29
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  160
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
MTB Cycling Mountain Bike Women's Cross-country 4

Emily BATTY - Schedule


Schedule
Start Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 10:31
Gold Medal Event Women's Cross-country
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Cross Country 2 1:40.39

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Cross Country 4 1:31:43
2012 London, GBR Women's Cross Country 23 1:40:37

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Nove Mesto na Morave, CZE Women's Cross Country 3 1:31:57
2017 Cairns, AUS Women's Cross Country 7 +4.23
2015 Allnord, AND Women's Cross Country 7 1:56:26
2014 Hafjell - Lillehammer, NOR  Women's Cross Country 6 1:33:39
2013 Pietermaritzburg, RSA Women's Cross Country 17 1:49:10
2012 Leongang-Saalfelden, AUT Women's Cross Country 17 1:38:07
2011 Champery, SUI Women's Cross Country 8 1:50:49

Hobbies

Motocross, gardening and home decorating (olympic.ca, 13 Jun 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (Facebook, 13 Jun 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Adam MORKA (CAN) (olympic.ca, 13 Jun 2017)


Sporting relatives

Her coach Adam MORKA is also her husband and a mountain biker. Has two older brothers and a younger sister who all raced competitively. (olympic.ca, 13 Jun 2017; emilybatty.com, 13 Jun 2017)


Injuries

Broke her right collarbone in training. A few days later she made her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Olympic Games. (olympic.ca, 13 Jun 2017; cbc.ca, 14 Jun 2017)


Reason: Started riding with her brothers at 10 years old at her family farm. (redbull.com, 13 Jun 2017)
Hero: Cyclist Marie HELENE-PREMONT (CAN)
Additional information

HEIRLOOM
Always wears a pearl necklace that belonged to her mother. "My necklace I found in my mom's jewellery drawer when I was 11 and have worn it pretty much ever since." (bikemag.com, 26 Oct 2009)


WINTER TRAINING
Trained in Tuscany each winter for the past decade. (olympic.ca, 13 Jun 2017)


MOTOR
Uses motocross training to boost her cycling skills. "It's really important to stay innovative and to create new ways to improve your skills on the cycling aspect. Motocross has totally done that for me." (pinkbike.com, 20 Jan 2016; bicycling.com, 12 Aug 2015)


Social Media

Legend

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

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