Participants

Gareth MORRIS

Gareth MORRIS
    Shooting
Birth Date:  04 Dec 1975
Place of Birth:  OXFORD
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  42
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  75

Events and Medals


Gareth MORRIS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 10:00
Queen's Prize Pairs Finals Day 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 10:00
Gold Medal Event Queen's Prize Pairs Finals Day 2
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 10:00
Queen's Prize Individual Finals Day 1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 10:00
Queen's Prize Individual Finals Day 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 10:00
Gold Medal Event Queen's Prize Individual Finals Day 3
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Full Bore Individual 14
2010 Delhi, IND Full Bore Open 8
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs Full Bore Open 13
2006 Melbourne, AUS Open Full Bore 15
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs Open Full Bore 12

Nickname: Gaz (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Hobbies

Running, participating in long-distance races (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)


Occupation: Director of project management (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Education: Business administration (Masters) at Cambridge University, England
Languages spoken: English, French
Coach

NATIONAL: Martin WATKINS (WAL) (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)


Reason: “The inspiring example of a physics teacher at my school, who also taught the basics of marksmanship.? (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Ambition: Winning a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Memorable: “Winning the World Long Range Team Championship with GB in 2011 on Belmont Rifle Range, where the (Gold Coast) 2018 Commonwealth Games shooting events will be held.? (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Hero: English decathlete Daley THOMPSON. “Multiple Commonwealth Games medallist, world champion and total legend. He is an amazing sportsman, with a great work ethic and brilliant sense of humour.? (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Influence: Wife Katrina. “Without her incredible support over the past decade, there is no way that I could have continued to train and compete at this level.? (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Ritual: Listening to music. “Pre-shoot favourites often include calming music, like the 'Adagio' from Albinoni's Oboe Concerto in D minor, and Kate Bush's 'Under the Ivy'. Sometimes, if my energy levels are a bit low, then Led Zeppelin or AC/DC will get me going.? (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Competed at past three Commonwealth Games; best result seventh in Queen's prize (pair) with Christopher WATSON (WAL) at Glasgow 2014. (thecgf.com, 29 Sep 2017)


MARATHON LOVER
Got into running in 2013, completing the Cambridge half-marathon and has run three marathons and a couple of ultramarathons, including The Hillary - an 80km mountain ultra-trail race in the Waitakere Ranges outside Auckland. Planning to participate in the Blackall 100 - a 100km race around the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Walk in North Queensland. Road marathon personal best of 3 hours, 12 minutes (set at 2016 Auckland Marathon) but believes he can go under three hours. (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)


MOVE
Shoots for Wales but been living in Waitakere, New Zealand, since the end of 2014. Moved to New Zealand to be nearer his wife's family. (Athlete, 28 Sep 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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