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Crista Cullen

Crista Cullen has been named in the World All Stars team three times – in 2006, 2007 and 2010. A feared penalty corner taker, she was part of the GB squad for the Beijing Olympic Games, where she was the team’s top goal scorer, netting three times. she was then the competition's joint top scorer at the London Olympics in 2012-scoring five times. 
Born in Lincolnshire, Crista spent her early life growing up in Kenya, where her family still lives, before moving to Leicestershire at the age of 12 to attend Oakham School, in Rutland. When she returns to Kenya she stays in a tent. She has a Business Studies degree from Nottingham Trent University and would like to run her own business. A keen adventurer, Crista enjoys kite surfing and water skiing and each year takes part in the ‘Rhino Charge’, a charity race in Kenya using off-road vehicles.

At the Olympics in 2016 Cullen notched her 58th international goal in the final against Netherlands, arguably her most important strike to date. It helped GB to a 3-3 draw with a gold medal following from the shootout win.

Nationality:
English
Date of birth:
20.08.1985
Position:
Defender
Facebook Page:
http://www.facebook.com/cristacullen
Twitter account:
cristacullen5
Instagram Profile:
http://www.linkedin.com/profile/edit?trk=hb_tab_pro_top
Website:
http://www.cristacullen.com
International Honours ShowHide
Appearances
2016 Champions Trophy
2016 Olympic Games
2015 World League Final
2012 Olympic Games
2012 Champions Trophy
2011 Champions Trophy
2011 EuroHockey Championships
2010 Commonwealth Games
2010 World Cup
2010 Champions Trophy
2008 Olympic Games
2007 EuroHockey Championships
2007 Champions Challenge I
2006 World Cup
2006 Commonwealth Games
2005 EuroHockey Championships
2005 Champions Challenge I
2003 Champions Trophy
Medals
2016 Olympic Games - Gold
2012 Olympic Games - Bronze
2012 Champions Trophy - Silver
2011 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2010 World Cup - Bronze
2010 Commonwealth Games - Bronze
2010 Champions Trophy - Bronze
2009 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2007 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2005 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
CAPS
HOME
92
GB
103
INDOOR
-
TOTAL
195
GOALS
HOME
24
GB
34
INDOOR
-
TOTAL
58
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Squads:
Senior Women
Current club:
Wimbledon
Former club(s):
Leicester
School:
Banda School (Nairobi, Kenya)
Shirt number:
5
International Debut:
19th July 2003
Hometown:
London (Kenya)
Which stick do you use:
Grays GX7000
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