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Biography

SHAW Lorraine

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date 02/04/1968
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.71/5'7''
Weight (kg / lbs) 90/198
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's Hammer Throw
Medals Won BRONZE Medal BRONZE -  Women's Hammer Throw

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
20 Mar
18:35
MCG Women's Hammer Throw
Final- Final
England Flag ENG  - SHAW Lorraine (3) 66.00 Completed

Place Of Birth Gloucester, England
Residence Gloucester, England
Occupation Lorraine works as a coach at the University of Bath and as a masseur.
International Debut 1994 (10th in the Discus Throw, Commonwealth Games)
Coach Alan Bertram
Club Gloucester Athletics Club
Recent Results 3rd in the Hammer Throw - 62.46m (AAA Championships & Trials, Manchester, England, 10-Jul-2005)

13th in the Hammer Throw - 64.49m (European Winter Throwing Cup, Mersin, Turkey, 13-Mar-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
Gold in the Hammer Throw (66.83m)

Kuala Lumpur 1998
Silver in the Hammer Throw (62.66m)

Victoria 1994
10th in the Discus Throw (50.50m)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
15th in the qualification round of the Hammer Throw (64.79m)

Sydney 2000
9th in the Hammer Throw
Injuries Lorraine had a disc removed from her back and missing nearly two years of competition before returning in April 1998.
Other Personal Best:
Hammer Throw - 68.93m (Loughborough, England, 08-Jun-2003)
Shot Put - 14.21m (Stoke-on-Trent, England, 16-Jul-1994)
Discus Throw - 55.04m (Cheltenham, England, 14-May-1994)

Season's Best:
1st in the Hammer Throw - 65.33m (Midland Counties Championship, Birmingham, England, 19-Jun-2005)

World Ranking:
66th in the Hammer Throw (as at 31-Oct-2005, IAAF)


Having competed for Ireland at discus in 1992, Lorraine (whose mother is Irish and father Jamaican) opted for British nationality in 1993.

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