Participants

Joelle KING

Joelle KING
    Squash
Birth Date:  30 Sep 1988
Place of Birth:  CAMBRIDGE
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  29
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  176
Weight (Kg):  70

Joelle KING - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 19:20
Women's Singles Round of 32
Deon SAFFERY
0
Joelle KING
3
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:30
Women's Singles Round of 16
Sivasangari SUBRAMANIAM
1
Joelle KING
3
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:30
Women's Singles Quarter Final
Joshna CHINAPPA
0
Joelle KING
3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 19:00
Women's Singles Semi Final
Nicol DAVID
1
Joelle KING
3
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 18:00
Gold Medal Event Women's Singles Gold Medal Match
Sarah-Jane PERRY
2
Joelle KING
3
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 11:45
Women's Doubles Pool A
KING Joelle/LANDERS-MURPHY Amanda
0
ARNOLD Rachel/SUBRAMANIAM Sivasangari
2
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 13:15
Mixed Doubles Pool A
KING Joelle/COLL Paul
2
VAI Lynette/SUARI Madako Junior
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 11:00
Women's Doubles Pool A
KING Joelle/LANDERS-MURPHY Amanda
2
CARDWELL Sarah/NUNN Christine
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 13:15
Mixed Doubles Pool A
KING Joelle/COLL Paul
2
KELLAS Dianne/HINDLE Bradley
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 11:45
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
KING Joelle/COLL Paul
2
BEST Meagan/SIMPSON Shawn
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 18:50
Mixed Doubles Quarter Final
KING Joelle/COLL Paul
2
CHINAPPA Joshna/PAL SANDHU Harinder
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:00
Women's Doubles Quarter Final
KING Joelle/LANDERS-MURPHY Amanda
2
DUNCALF Jenny/WATERS Alison
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 18:00
Mixed Doubles Semi Final
KING Joelle/COLL Paul
1
PALLIKAL KARTHIK Dipika/GHOSAL Saurav
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:00
Women's Doubles Semi Final
GRINHAM Rachael/URQUHART Donna
0
KING Joelle/LANDERS-MURPHY Amanda
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 18:00
Bronze Medal Event Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match
KING Joelle/COLL Paul
2
WATERS Alison/SELBY Daryl
0
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 12:00
Gold Medal Event Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match
CHINAPPA Joshna/PALLIKAL KARTHIK Dipika
0
KING Joelle/LANDERS-MURPHY Amanda
2
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Singles - Women 3
2014 Glasgow, SCO Doubles - Women QF
2014 Glasgow, SCO Doubles - Mixed 4
2010 Delhi, IND Singles - Women QF
2010 Delhi, IND Doubles - Women 1
2010 Delhi, IND Doubles - Mixed 2

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Manchester, ENG Singles - Women QF
2016 El Gouna, EGY Singles - Women 2R
2016 Paris, FRA Team - Women QF
2015 Kuala Lumpur MAS Singles - Women 2R
2013 Penang, MAS Singles - Women QF
2012 Grand Cayman, CAY Singles - Women 2R
2012 Nimes, FRA Team - Women QF
2011 Rotterdam, NED Singles - Women 2R
2010 Sharm El Sheikh, EGY Singles - Women 1R
2010 Palmerston, NZL Team - Women 4
2008 Cairo, EGY Team - Women 4

Nickname: Joey (joelleking.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Hobbies

Sport, beach, interior design (psaworldtour.com, 31 Jan 2018)


Occupation: Athlete (joelleking.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Hadrian STIFF (ENG) (psaworldtour.com, 31 Jan 2018)


Position style: Right-handed (squashinfo.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Sporting relatives

Brother, Regan KING (NZL), an All Black in 2002. His father was a junior Kiwi rugby league representative. (olympic.org.nz, 31 Jan 2018)


Injuries

Ruptured Achilles tendon in August 2014 after the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Took nine-and-a-half months to return to competition. (psaworldtour.com, 31 Jan 2018)


Reason: "When I was 17 I placed third at the World Junior Open, and that pretty much made my decision that I could have a chance to make this my job." (joelleking.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Ambition: "To become number one in the world." (joelleking.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Memorable: "Winning two medals (gold and silver) at the (2010) Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, and recently a bronze medal at the Glasgow (2014) Commonwealth Games." (joelleking.com, 31 Jan 2018)
Additional information

GLASGOW
Took a bronze medal in the singles at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games by defeating Alison WATERS (ENG). (joelleking.com, 2 Feb 2018)


WATERSHED
The return from an Achilles injury made playing squash more enjoyable than ever. "Talking to people before I even got injured that have had major injuries themselves, they all said it was one of the best things that happened to them. I didn't really understand that until it happened to me." (YouTube, 15 Feb 2017)


REFOCUS
To get back into the top 10 world rankings, realised picking up her old training ways was not the answer. "I had to change my mentality." (YouTube, 15 Feb 2017)


FLAGBEARER
Carried the New Zealand flag at the closing ceremony of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. (olympic.org.nz, 31 Jan 2018)


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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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