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Amber Halliday - Amy Gillett Scholarship 2009

Occupation:Freelance writer
Education:Bachelor of Psychology & Bachelor of Media
University of Adelaide

Sports Background

Discipline: Road / TT / IP
Home Club: Norwood
Home State:South Australia
Started Competitive Cycling:January 2009
First Australian Team:1999 U23 World Rowing Championships

Career Highlights

Rowing Major Awards/Honours:

Three World Championship Gold Medals – 2001 in lightweight quad (Lucerne), 2002 in lightweight double (Seville), 2007 in lightweight double (Munich)

Three World Best Times – set in lightweight quad (2001 World Championships), lightweight double (2004 Olympic Games) and U23 lighty double (1999 U23 World Champs)

Two times Olympian - 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing

Winner first stage race in NZ 2009

General Interest

Ambitions: To reach full potential in sport and life
Hobbies:  Sleeping, reading paper for hours and all things coffee

Cycling Results

1st NZCT Women's Cycle Tour of New Zealand
1st ACT Hill Climbing Championships, ACT
2nd Honda Hybrid Women’s Tour (Herald Sun Tour), VIC
4th 25km Individual Road Time Trial Final Oceania Championships VIC
4th Scody Australian Open Road Championships Time Trial VIC
7th Tour of Prince Edward Island, Canada
19th Scody Australian Open Road Championships Road Race VIC
25th Giro Donne, Italy

1st Scody Australian Open Road Championships Time Trial, VIC
9th Scody Australian Open Road Championships Road Race, VIC

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