Participants

Amber HILL

Amber HILL
    Shooting
Birth Date:  21 Aug 1997
Place of Birth:  WINDSOR
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  20
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  157
Weight (Kg):  58

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Women's Skeet 2 Silver

Amber HILL - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 9:00
Women's Skeet Qualification
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 15:45
Gold Medal Event Women's Skeet Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Skeet Women 7

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Skeet Women 6

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Moscow, RUS Skeet Women 15
2015 Lonato, ITA Skeet Women 22
2014 Granada, ESP Skeet Women 8
2013 Lima, PER Skeet Women 5

Hobbies

Fashion, make-up (thesun.co.uk, 3 Aug 2016; Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)
Education: GCSE Claires Court School, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Joe NEVILLE (ENG) (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)


Position style: Right hand, right eye
Reason: "I started shooting as my grandad (Bill ROGERS) used to compete and it was a great way to spend time with him." (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)
Ambition: Win a title at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)
Memorable: Competing in skeet final at Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)
Hero: Olympic champion shooter Kimberly RHODE (USA). "She is such an inspirational shooter and lovely person." (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)
Influence: Grandfather Bill ROGERS. "He got me into the sport and is my No.1 fan." (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)
Ritual: Having nails done before competitions. Dry mounting. (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017; thesun.co.uk, 3 Aug 2016)
Additional information

BRISBANE SUCCESS
Won skeet gold at 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Championships at Belmont shooting complex in Brisbane - a test event for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (shootingaustralia.org, 31 Oct 2017)


GLASGOW DEBUT
Seventh in skeet on Commonwealth Games debut at Glasgow 2014. (g2014results, 25 Jul 2014)

BAKU GLORY
Skeet gold at Baku 2015 European Games. (baku2015.com, Jun 2015)


CARTRIDGES
Shoots with pink cartridges by (brand) Eley, featuring her name 'Amber by Eley'. They were designed for women as they have a slightly softer recoil. (eleyhawkltd.com, 18 May 2017)


YOUNGEST EVER
At age 15, set world record for youngest winner of a senior ISSF World Cup in the women’s skeet. (bbc.com, 16 Sep 2013; issf-sports.org, 22 Mar 2013)


TV STAR
Won 2013 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award. (firstartistmission.com, 18 May 2017)


BEAUTY
Studied at Beauty Academy in Reading, England, and is a qualified beauty therapist. Wants to pursue special effects make-up when she is not shooting. (wokinghampaper.com, 12 Sep 2016; Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)


OLYMPIC TATTOO
After returning to England from Rio 2016 Olympic Games, had Olympic rings tattooed on her right leg. (wokinghampaper.com, 12 Sep 2016)


SENTIMENTAL VALUE
Always wears cartridge necklace, even when shooting, which her grandparents had made for her, with a diamond she won in Italy secured in the middle. (Athlete, 30 Oct 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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