Emily Batty in 2013
|Full name||Emily Batty|
June 16, 1988 |
Brooklin, Ontario, Canada
|Height||161 centimetres (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||48 kilograms (106 lb)|
|Life partner(s)||Adam Morka|
|Team||Trek Factory Racing|
|Coached by||Adam Morka|
|Updated on August 4, 2014.|
Batty started racing in 1999 and raced in the Canada Cup Series by 2001.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed with a broken collar bone and bruised shoulders in the Women's cross-country at Hadleigh Farm, finishing in 24th place. After the Olympics Emily broke through onto the podium at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. There she finished second on the podium behind teammate Catharine Pendrel. Following the race Pendrel said "I knew from training and the nationals that Emily was on fire, so I'm proud she got silver."
Batty grew up in a racing family. She has two older brothers and a younger sister, all of whom race. During her competitions, Batty wears a pearl necklace discovered among her mother's jewelry when she was 11 years old. As of 2013[update], Batty is racing on the team Trek Factory Racing. She is coached by Adam Morka, who is also her fiancé.
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