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Biography

TAURIMA Kerrie

Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date 02/04/1979
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.75/5'8''
Weight (kg / lbs) 64/141
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's Long Jump
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Women's Long Jump

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
22 Mar
12:10
MCG Women's Long Jump
Qualifying- Group B
Australia Flag AUS  - TAURIMA Kerrie (3) 6.48 Completed
24 Mar
19:20
MCG Women's Long Jump
Final- Final
Australia Flag AUS  - TAURIMA Kerrie (2) 6.57 Completed

Place Of Birth Kyogle, Australia
Occupation Child Care Centre Manager
International Debut 1998
Coach Craig Hilliard
Influential Person Jai Taurima
Idol Nicole Boegma, Darren Lockyer
Recent Results Australian Championships 2005
1st in the Long Jump

World University Games 2003
4th in the Long Jump
Commonwealth
Games History
has not competed
Olympic
Games History
has not competed
Injuries Injury kept Kerrie from qualifying for the 2005 World Championships.
Other Personal Best:
100m - 11,79 (mixed, 2003)/11.60w/11.5w (2004)/ 11.85 (2004)
200m - 23.81 (2003)
Long Jump - 6.78m w (2004)
Long Jump - 6.62m (2004)

World Ranking:
63rd in the Women's Long Jump (as at 31-Oct-2005)

Kerrie married Sydney silver medallist 'Jumping' Jai Taurima in 2003.

Unsurprisingly, Kerrie's most memorable sporting moment was watching her husband Jai win Silver in the long jump at the Sydney Olympics.

Kerrie was raised in the small northern NSW town of Kyogle.

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