online marketing women profile: Kirsten Hellier

Monday, April 5, 2010

Kirsten Hellier

Kirsten Louise Hellier is a former javelin thrower, who represented New Zealand at the Commonwealth and the Olympic Games. She set her personal best (62.52 metres) in 1994 with the old javelin type. Hellier was the coach of World Champion shot putter Valerie Vili from 1998 until 2010.

At the 1994 Commonwealth Games Hellier won the silver medal in the women's javelin with a throw of 60.40 m. She placed 8th at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in the same event. Hellier competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics where she placed 17th overall in qualifying with a throw of 59.34 m.

Hellier currently works at Macleans College as a sports co-coordinator.

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 8th 52.34 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 17th 59.34 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 2nd 60.40 m

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