Janet HUNT

Janet HUNT
Birth Date:  22 Feb 1962
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  56
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  166
Weight (Kg):  62

Events and Medals

Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Women's 50m Rifle Prone 10

Janet HUNT - Schedule

Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 14:00
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals

Biographical Information

Nickname: Aunty (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Previous names: Janet MEYERS, Janet MACDONELL (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)

Tramping (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)

Occupation: Science technician (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Education: New Zealand Certificate in science, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English
Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

"My husband, Martin, competed at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Game. My uncle, Murray LOUDON (NZL), was in the 1956 NZ Olympic team for hockey." (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)

Reason: “My then boyfriend, Martin, persuaded me to go to an indoor club night. I wasn't that keen on firearms but I soon realised that target shooting was a very safe sport and that I may be OK at it.? (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Ambition: “To improve at each match enough to become calm.? (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Memorable: “Shooting a 100 on indoor targets. This resulted in winning the bet and Martin having to propose and subsequently we got married.? (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Hero: Parents. "Dad for perseverance and mum for honesty." (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Influence: Husband Martin. “We have known each other since we were teenagers. He made a conscious decision to improve his shooting and mine improved, too, which encouraged me to train and set bigger goals. I started to believe in myself.? (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)
Ritual: "Just try to focus and relax." (Athlete, 15 Oct 2017)


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

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