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Emma Adams

Emma Adams (shooting) debuted at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at just 15-years-old becoming one of Australia’s youngest representatives in Games history. The Adelaide-born sharpshooter finished her debut games in 14th place in the women’s 10m air rifle event, but Adams returned for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games competing in the women’s 10m air rifle and women’s 50m rifle three positions events. Adams’ career highlight to date is winning a title at the 2014 Plzen Grand Prix event in Czech Republic. 

Sport / Discipline

Shooting

Birth Place

North Adelaide

Birth state

SA

Date of Birth

15/11/1998

Age

22

Glasgow, 2014

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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Additional Information

Languages Spoken:

ENGLISH, some french

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

NO

Education Details:

Studying BEd at Uni to become secondary languages teacher

Club details:

Rinella small bore & air rifle

Why did you begin your sport?

Shooting interesting and different

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

LIsten to music, like to chat

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Going to last Commonwealth Games & 1st place 2014 in Czech Junior GP

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Katie Evans - National Coach daughter. Olympic champion and yes I have met her

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

Petr Kurka - National Coach. Amazing coach and constantly pushes me.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Cook, draw & watch TV

What is your sporting ambition?

Be the best I can be