Participants

Rachel PARISH

Rachel PARISH
    Shooting
Birth Date:  21 May 1981
Place of Birth:  WORCESTER
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  36
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  159
Weight (Kg):  66

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Women's Double Trap 6

Rachel PARISH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 10:30
Gold Medal Event Women's Double Trap Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Double Trap Women 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Double Trap Women 2
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs Double Trap Women 1

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2005 Lonato, ITA Double Trap Women 13

Hobbies

Running, cycling (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)


Occupation: Doctor (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)
Education: Medicine at University of Southampton, England; biochemistry and genetics at University of Nottingham, England
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: John BELLAMY (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)


Position style: Right hand, left eye
Reason: Stepfather shot. “He thought women couldn’t shoot, so my mum and I learned to prove him wrong.? (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)
Ambition: To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)
Memorable: Silver in double trap at Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. “I was unwell on the day, so was very pleased to shoot well.? (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)
Influence: Stepfather Colin. "He introduced me to shooting and gave me my first trap gun and was a good coach." (Athlete, 29 Oct 2017)
Additional information

MEDAL COLLECTOR
Commonwealth Games debut at Melbourne 2006, winning gold medal in double trap pair with teammate Charlotte HOLLANDS, and took bronze in double trap individual. Double trap was removed from the Games and she stopped shooting as a result. PARISH resumed the sport in April 2013 after learning the discipline was returning to the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014 where she took bronze in double trap. (thecgf.com, 1 Oct 2017, nottinghampost.com, 7 Aug 2014)


EUROPEAN CHAMPION
Won double trap at 2016 European Championships in Lonato, Italy. (bbc.com, 11 Jul 2016) 

MOSCOW GP
Bronze medal in double trap at ISSF Grand Prix in Moscow, Russia, in September 2017. 

TEST EVENT
Bronze in double trap at Commonwealth Shooting Championships at Belmont shooting complex in November 2017 - a test event for the Gold Coast 2018

EMERGENCY
"I balance shooting with working full-time as a doctor in the emergency department." (Athlete, 29 Oct 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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