Andrea HAMS

Andrea HAMS
Birth Date:  13 Mar 1982
Place of Birth:  HOWICK
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  36
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  169
Weight (Kg):  68

Events and Medals

Sport Event Rank
WLF Weightlifting Women's 69kg 6

Andrea HAMS - Schedule

Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 9:30
Gold Medal Event Women's 69kg Final

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2017 Gold Coast, AUS Women's 69kg 5 89 107 196

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2015 Houston, USA Women's 63kg 34 90 106 196

Nickname: Andy (, 2016)
Occupation: Coach and gym owner at CrossFit Bounce, Gold Coast; physiotherapist at Logan Hospital (Facebook, 16 Jul 2017)
Education: Health science at Uni of Auckland, NZL; physiotherapy at Uni of Otago, NZL; philosophy (PhD) at Uni of Canberra, AUS
Languages spoken: English

PERSONAL/HUSBAND: Regan HAMS (AUS) (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)

Sporting relatives

Her husband, Regan HAMS (AUS), competes in weightlifting and CrossFit nationally. (, 2016)

Other sports

Won a bronze medal in the women's 100m hurdles at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games and 2009 Universiade in Belgrade. (, 2016)


Tore her hamstring trying to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games. (, 1 Dec 2017)

Sidelined for several months with viral meningitis in 2013. A perforated appendix in early 2014 sidelined her for a few months, before the 2014 Oceania Championships in New Caledonia. (, 2016)

Reason: "An injury from athletics forced me to retire early, but I wasn't done competing, so I tried CrossFit as a means of general strengthening and conditioning, and eventually transitioned to weightlifting." (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)
Ambition: "Top-three finish in my class at the Commonwealth Games." (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)
Memorable: "Bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2010, with my training partner taking gold." (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)
Hero: Australian hurdler, Sally PEARSON (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)
Influence: "My mum, her unwavering belief, love and support." (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)
Additional information

National champion in three different sports (gymnastics, athletics, weightlifting) and is a national record holder in two (athletics, weightlifting). (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)

Lived on the Gold Coast for the past eight years. "I’m telling everyone I’ve got a home Games. It’s really exciting. I think everyone in the crowd who I’ll have there is going to be Australian, it’s kind of a running joke between my friends that they’re going to have to wear black and white." (, 1 Dec 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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