Anna Lawrence

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Anna Lawrence
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Born 9 March 1972 (1972-03-09) (age 45)
Howick, Auckland, New Zealand

Anna Josephine Lawrence (born 9 March 1972 in Howick, Auckland) is a former field hockey midfielder from New Zealand, who finished sixth with her national team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Lawrence was educated at Diocesan School for Girls in Auckland and moved to Christchurch in 1990. She played inside left or right, and competed for Amsterdam in the Dutch League since 1997. She was Canterbury Winter Sportsperson of the Year in 1998 and has played for The Black Sticks since 1990, and captained the team from 1996-2000. She won a bronze medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.

Lawrence formerly worked in marketing with the Auckland Rugby Union. Her current position is National Sponsorship Manager at Lion Nathan New Zealand.

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