Kirsten Pearce

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Kirsten Pearce
Personal information
NationalityNew Zealand
Born (1991-04-10) 10 April 1991 (age 28)
Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Country New Zealand
SportField hockey

Kirsten Pearce (born 10 April 1991) is a New Zealand field hockey player who has represented her country.

Personal life[edit]

Pearce was born in Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa before moving to New Zealand.[1] She grew up on Auckland's North Shore in New Zealand, before shifting with her family to Australia at a young age. She has dual New Zealand and Australian citizenship.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Pearce was an Australian under-21 international before joining the New Zealand side in 2015.[2]

She competed in the 2014–15 Women's FIH Hockey World League Semifinals and Final and represented New Zealand at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kirsten Pearce". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 9 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Australian striker Pearce called up by Black Sticks". Stuff.co.nz.
  3. ^ "PEARCE Kirsten". Rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-06.

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