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Coles, Laura (1987 - )

Born
22 April 1987
Stirling, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Commonwealth or Empire Games gold medalist, Exercise physiologist and Shooting champion

Summary

Laura Coles began shooting at a local club as a teenager, later moving to competitive clay pigeon shooting. She worked as an exercise physiologist, before going on to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014.

Details

Events

2014
Gold Medalist at Glasgow Commonwealth Games - Shooting - Skeet

Sources used to compile this entry: Chris Barrett, 'How John Howard's gun buy-back scheme set Laura Coles on course for gold', The Age, 26 July 2014, http://www.theage.com.au/commonwealth-games-glasgow-2014/commonwealth-games-news/how-john-howards-gun-buyback-scheme-set-laura-coles-on-course-for-gold-20140726-zx3i5.html [accessed 8 January 2016].

Caitlin Stone

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