Participants

Michaela BLYDE

Michaela BLYDE
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  29 Dec 1995
Age:  22
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  163
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Women 1 Gold

Michaela BLYDE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 16:53
Women Pool Round - Pool A
New Zealand
45
Kenya
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 19:33
Women Pool Round - Pool A
New Zealand
41
South Africa
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 12:49
Women Pool Round - Pool A
New Zealand
24
Canada
7
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 11:21
Women Semifinal
New Zealand
26
England
5
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 14:39
Gold Medal Event Women Gold Medal Match
Australia
12
New Zealand
17
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 1
2015/16 Various 2
2014/15 Various 1

Occupation: Athlete (stuff.co.nz, 5 Jul 2017)
Education: Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Allan BUNTING (NZL) (lastwordonrugby.com, 20 Sep 2017)


Position style: Back
Sporting relatives

Her mother, Cherry, represented New Zealand in rugby. Her father, Steve, played provincial rugby in New Zealand for Taranaki. Her younger brothers, Liam and Cole, are academy rugby players with Taranaki. (clubrugby.co.nz, 30 Oct 2013; stuff.co.nz, 10 May 2017)


National team: 2013 at the Oceania Sevens in Noosa
Ambition: Compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after missing out in 2016. "I wanted to be there (Rio 2016) to be playing, not watching, so it was a difficult trip to be part of. Nonetheless, I was grateful and will be working to get there in 2020." (stuff.co.nz, 5 Jul 2017)
Hero: New Zealand rower Lisa CARRINGTON (allblacks.com, 2016)
Influence: "My mum, as well as my dad." (allblacks.com, 2016)
Additional information

AWARD
Women's Sevens Player of the Year and World Series Impact Player in 2017. (edition.cnn.com, 1 Dec 2017; dhl-in-motion.com, 29 Jun 2017)


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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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