Lisa Kearney Biography

( 1989 - )
September 9, 2019
First published on:November 16, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Lisa Kearney

Date of Birth: 1989, May 27
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch

Lisa Kearney is an Olympics judo player from Ireland. She has represented the country of Ireland in many international events including the Summer Olympics and Commonwealth Games.

She has competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London representing the Irish National Team. Lisa is currently living in Belfast. The 29 years old Judo player trained under famous trainer  Ciaran Ward. 

Lisa Kearney Early Life

Lisa Kearney was born on 27th May 1989, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Other than being a world-class Judo player, Lisa is also a Psychology Graduate from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. She participated in the Summer Olympics at the age of 23 and was able to win a bronze medal for the Irish team in her very first Olympics appearance.

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Lisa Kearney Personal Life

Lisa Kearney has retired from Irish national team and is currently opting out towards a fighting career. The psychology student at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh also intends on supporting her Irish team-mates too.

As per Lisa:

"Life is not about how fast you run, how high you climb, but how well you bounce."

As an Olympian and Commonwealth Medalist, Lisa Kearney receives huge respect from her Irish fans. Hence many have an interest in her love life.

So far, we are unsure if she is in an affair with anyone as there are no fact supporting her involvement in any relationships. Added that, we here no rumors about her dating life or affair, hence it's hard to figure out her personal life facts until she reveals it by herself. She is an active twitter user and lets her fans know about her lifestyle every now and then via her twitter account.

Lisa Kearney Career

Lisa Kearney, a National level Judo Player and a Psychology graduate, last competed in 2012 Summer Olympics in 48 kg weight category on behalf of the Irish National Team. She was trained in Yamakwai Judo Club, Belfast by coach Ciaran Ward. 

Lisa playing in Commonwealth Games

Lisa knocking out Indian player Kalpana in the 2014 Olympics. Source: the42.ie

She has competed in many international games like Commonwealth Games, Olympics and many other national games.

After winning a Bronze medal in 2012 summer Olympics, she also won a Bronze in 2014's Commonwealth games held in Scotland. She won the first medal for her country in women's 52 kg contest against Indian player Kalpana Thoudam at SECC Precinct and was Ireland's first female judo representative at the 2012 Olympics.

Lisa Kearney Net Worth, Facts and Body Measurement

Exact information about Lisa Kearney's Net worth isn't out but observing records of other countries player's salary and benefits, we can estimate about Lisa's. As India is paying his players around $80,000 to bronze medal winner and the United States is paying  $10,000. We can say that the Irish team should pay around $10 to $15 thousand to their athletes, exclusives of other securities and benefits.

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 Lisa Kearney has an athletic body and weighs around 48 kg and is 5 feet 3 inches tall in height.


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