Joelle King

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Joelle King Squash player
Joelle King
Joelle King in 2012
Nationality: New ZealandNew Zealand New Zealand
Birthday: September 30, 1988
Size: 178 cm
Weight: 70 kg
1st professional season: 2004
Playing hand: Right
Trainer: Paul Hornsby,
Hadrian Stiff
Career title: 13
Career finals: 25th
Best placement: 3 (February 2019)
Current placement: 6th
Last update of the infobox: June 1st, 2019
Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )

Joelle King , MNZM (born September 30, 1988 in Cambridge , Waikato ) is a New Zealand squash player .


Joelle King began her professional career in 2004 and has won 13 titles to date. She reached her highest ranking in the world rankings with third place in February 2019. At the Commonwealth Games 2010 she won the gold medal in doubles with Jaclyn Hawkes and the silver medal in mixed alongside Martin Knight . In 2014 she won bronze in singles. With the New Zealand national team she took part in world championships in 2006 , 2008 , 2010 , 2012 , 2016 and 2018 . Between 2010 and 2019 she won eight national championship titles . With Amanda Landers-Murphy she became world champion in doubles in 2016 . On the same day she also won the mixed world championship with Paul Coll . In 2017 she defended her title in doubles with Landers-Murphy as well as her title in mixed with Coll . The following year, she won gold in the individual competition for the first time at the 2018 Commonwealth Games . In doubles she secured another gold medal with Amanda Landers-Murphy, with Paul Coll she won in mixed bronze. For her achievements, she was appointed a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit at the end of 2018 .


Joelle King has two older brothers. On December 28, 2012, she married Ryan Shuttle in her native Cambridge.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Joelle King, the queen of the court, receives New Year's honor. In: December 31, 2018, accessed December 31, 2018 .