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Kelly Holmes

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Birthday
19, 1970
Birthplace
Pembury, England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
19, 1970 (age 52)
Birthplace
Pembury, England

About

British middle-distance athlete who won two golds in the 2004 Olympics in Athens and a bronze medal in Sydney in 2000. She held the British 800-meter record until 2021. In 2005 she announced her retirement from athletics. 

Before Fame

She joined the British Army when she turned 18.

Trivia

She started as a full-time athlete in 1997, which started her training for the 2004 Olympics. In an interview in 2022, she came out as gay. She had previously feared consequences from the military for coming out. 

Family Life

She was born to Derrick Holmes and Pam Norman.

Associated With

She and sprinter Usain Bolt are both medaled Olympians.