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Kelsey-Lee Barber

Kelsey-Lee Barber (Roberts) (athletics) has compiled an outstanding record in women’s javelin, finishing on the podium at four major championships since winning bronze on her international debut at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. She followed up with silver at the Gold Coast Games in 2018, gold at the Doha 2019 world championships with a monster final-throw victory (66.56m), then claimed a full set of medals with bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (64.56m). Born in South Africa, Kelsey-Lee moved to Australia with her family in 2000 aged 9, during the Sydney Olympics, and lived in country Victoria before moving to Canberra in 2007. She married her coach Mike Barber following the Gold Coast Games and has a degree in sport coaching and exercise science from the University of Canberra.

Sport / Discipline

Athletics

Birth Place

East London, South Africa

Date of Birth

20/09/1991

Age

30

Glasgow, 2014

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

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