Participants

Dan NORTON

Dan NORTON
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  22 Mar 1988
Age:  30
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  85

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 3 Bronze

Dan NORTON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 9:53
Men Pool Round - Pool B
England
38
Jamaica
5
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 13:33
Men Pool Round - Pool B
England
33
Samoa
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 20:05
Men Pool Round - Pool B
England
26
Australia
17
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 11:43
Men Semifinal
England
12
New Zealand
17
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 14:17
Bronze Medal Event Men Bronze Medal Match
England
21
South Africa
14
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 5
2010 Delhi, IND 4

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

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 2
2015/16 Various 8
2014/15 Various 4
2013/14 Various 4
2012/13 Various 6
2011/12 Various 3
2010/11 Various 3
2009/10 Various 5
2008/09 Various 3

World Cup
Year Location Rank
2013 Moscow, RUS 2

Nickname: Denzel (rugbyworld.com, 18 Jan 2012)
Hobbies

"Just relax, walk the dogs, go for nice walks, tea and scones is always pretty good on a day off." (CNN Sport Facebook, 29 May 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (englandrugby.com, 24 May 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Simon AMOR (ENG) (dailytelegraph.com.au, 2 Oct 2017)


National team: 2009 at the Wellington Sevens
Memorable: “Has to be London 2009, home tournament. We were down against New Zealand in the final and I get the call that I am going on. I got the ball and just ran for my life, and was able to score in the corner, and then went on to win the tournament. It gives me a massive lift to be able to say that I’ve done that.? (World Rugby YouTube, 15 Apr 2016)
Hero: "It was Jason ROBINSON (ENG) growing up. He was amazing to watch. His feet, balance, speed, he had it all." (CNN Sport Facebook, 29 May 2017)
Influence: His father, Aubrey, and his coach at Hartpury College, Allan LEWIS (WAL). (englandrugby.com, 24 May 2017)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH HISTORY
Competed with England at the Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing fourth and fifth respectively. (thecgf.com, 2017)


ALL-TIME LEADER
Became the Sevens World Series all-time try scorer at the 2017 Hong Kong Sevens, surpassing Collins INJERA'S (KEN) total of 244 tries. (telegraph.co.uk, 7 Apr 2017)


ROYALTY
"My dad is a Nigerian prince of a village, which is pretty cool. We went over there in 2000. My dad's dad was a chief of a village out there, so a bit a royalty, if you could say that." (CNN Sport Facebook, 29 May 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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