Michaela Breeze

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Michaela Breeze
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Born 17 May 1979

Michaela Alica Breeze MBE (born 17 May 1979) is a British weightlifter. Breeze was born in Watford and raised in Cornwall and educated at Wadebridge School.[1] She started weightlifting under the guidance of PE teacher Dave Allen.[citation needed] Breeze then went onto Bodmin Community College before attending the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.[2]

After nearly eighteen months of starting weightlifting she was put in touch with a new coach, Ken Price. She sustained a back injury in 2000, which saw her miss international competition and training for over a year.

Breeze is currently a PE teacher at Ivybridge Community College in Devon.[2] She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours for services to weightlifting.[3][4]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Michaela's last minute Games call | This is Cornwall". thisiscornwall.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Weightlifters and Powerlifters announced in Wales’ quest for 2010 Commonwealth Games glory". www.disability-sport-wales.org. 8 Gorff 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 59808. p. 14. 11 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Devon people recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours". BBC. 11 June 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d "BREEZE Michaela". International Weightlifting Federation. 

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