Participants

Shakira BAKER

Shakira BAKER
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  04 Jan 1992
Age:  26
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  172
Weight (Kg):  89

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Women 1 Gold

Shakira BAKER - 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
Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 2

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 1
2015/16 Various 2
2012/13 Various 1

Education: Marine biology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English
Coach

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


Position style: Forward
Sporting relatives

Her brother, Cyrus, played rugby professionally in Spain. Related through her maternal grandmother to New Zealand Sevens player Gillies KAKA, who won a silver medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (nzherald.co.nz, 30 Nov 2012; allblacks.com, 2016)


Injuries

Missed 2013 season due to a heart problem. (times-age.co.nz, 10 Aug 2016) Injured anterior cruciate ligament (knee) in 2014. (stuff.co.nz, 29 Aug 2015; times-age.co.nz, 10 Aug 2016)


Hero: Rugby player Jonah LOMU (NZL) and boxer Muhammad ALI (USA) (allblacks.com, 2016)
Influence: "My grandfather (John BAKER), who always wanted to see me wearing a black (New Zealand) jersey." (allblacks.com, 2016)
Additional information

EARLY DAYS
Her first rugby memory was while playing at high school. She got the ball and immediately ran in the wrong direction. (allblacks.com, 2016)


WORLD CUP
Represented New Zealand at the 2014 Rugby World Cup in France. (allblacks.com, 3 Jul 2014)


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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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