Sharon NIVEN

Sharon NIVEN
Birth Date:  17 May 1975
Place of Birth:  DECHMONT
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  42
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  174
Weight (Kg):  67

Events and Medals

Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Women's Trap 6

Sharon NIVEN - Schedule

Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 9:00
Women's Trap Qualification
Fri, 13 Apr 15:55
Gold Medal Event Women's Trap Finals

Biographical Information

Nickname: Shaz (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Previous names: Sharon RUSSELL (, 28 Sep 2017)

Spending time with her three dogs (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)

Occupation: Senior systems consultant (Facebook, 4 Jun 2017)

NATIONAL: Marco MICHELI (ITA) (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)

Reason: Inspired by her father. (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Ambition: "To be the best." (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Memorable: "My first silver medal at (the 2014) Kuwait Grand Prix."
Hero: "Wile E. Coyote - because he never gives up." (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Influence: "My coach Marco. He believes in me, has helped me more than anyone else and pushes me forward. Also, every time he picks up my shotgun to show me something, he never misses." (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Additional information

Missed out on a spot at her home Games at Glasgow 2014 by just one third of a clay on her average score. Determined to use that pain to motivate her to be part of Scotland team for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. "I was pretty heartbroken at the time and it took me a wee while to get over that, but what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. I will be there in Australia. I’m completely determined and convinced I’ll be there." (, 29 Mar 2017)

Using online fundraising page Gofundme in order to train harder and attend competitions in the lead-up to Gold Coast 2018. (, 21 Mar 2017).

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

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