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Hazel Greene
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Is Athlete Fencer
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Gender female
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Biography

Hazel Greene-Pereira (born 19 January 1960) is an Irish three time archer for Ireland in the Summer Olympic Games, powerlifter and fencer.

Early life

She was born in Ballingarry and is the youngest of three children. Greene and her family moved to Naas when she was eight. She is a great-niece of Richard Greene. After leaving school in 1978 she took up archery.

Archery

In 1979 she set five Irish records at the Kildare Open Championships. Greene qualified for the Summer Olympic Games in 1980, 1984 and 1988. She finished nineteenth, twentieth and 38th respectively.

Powerlifting

She won in her age group and weight division at the World Association of Benchpress and Deadlifting World Championships in 1997. She lifted 315lb (143kg) setting a WABDL record that lasted for two years.

Fencing

In 2005 she began fencing and came sixth in the épée in the Veterans age group at the United States Fencing Association National Championships in 2007.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 17 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.olympic.org/hazel-greene-pereira
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/gr/hazel-greene-pereira-1.html
https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/greene-hits-the-target-in-us-1.135951
http://www.tipperaryathletics.com/images/Hazel%20Green.jpg
https://worldarchery.org/athlete/18251/hazel-greene-pereira
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