Laurel Hubbard Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Affairs

Laurel Hubbard, born on 1978 is a New Zealand transgender weightlifter. She won two gold medals at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa. The decision to allow Laurel to compete was criticized by the Samoa’s Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi and Samoa 2019 chairman, Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio.

In January 2019, Laurel pleaded guilty to careless driving causing injury after an incident in 2018 which left another driver with severe spinal injuries. Laurel paid reparations and was disqualified from driving for 1 month. The judge also ordered that her name be suppressed to avoid distressing publicity as she trained for the Olympics. Later, the order was lifted in July 2019 after Stuff appealed to the High Court.

Laurel Hubbard Family/Parents

Born in New Zealand, her father’s name is Dick Hubbard who is a former Mayor of Auckland City and the founder of Hubbard Foods.

Laurel Hubbard Affairs/Boyfriend/Husband                      

She has not dated anybody publicly yet. She is probably single.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Name: Laurel Hubbard
  • Nickname: Laurel
  • Birthday: 1978
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Birthplace: New Zealand
  • Current Residence: Coming Soon
  • Education:  Coming Soon… 
  • Profession: Social Media Star
  • Nationality: New Zealander
  • Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian
  • Religion: Coming Soon…
  • Zodiac: Aquarius
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Boyfriend: She has not dated anybody publicly yet. She is probably single.
  • Net Worth: Under Review

Measurements

  • Height: Coming Soon…
  • Weight: 90 Kg

Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Laurel Hubbard

  • She won two gold medals at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.
  • Competing before her gender transition, Laurel set New Zealand junior records (1998) in the M105+ division with snatch 135 kg, clean & jerk 170 kg, total 300 kg. The records were later surpassed by David Liti.
  • In 2012, Laurel was appointed to the position of Executive Officer for Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand. Later she transitioned to female and became Laurel Hubbard.
  • At the 2017 Australian International & Australian Open in Melbourne, Laurel competed at the heaviest 90 kg+ category, winning the gold medal with a 145 kg clean & jerk and 123 kg snatch for a total of 268 kg at a bodyweight of 131.83 kg. 
  • Laurel became the first trans woman to win an international weightlifting title for New Zealand. Although Laurel met eligibility requirements to compete, her win sparked controversy, with other competitors claiming the competition was unfair. 
  • She qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games but due to an elbow injury during the competition she withdrawal from the event while leading the field.
  • She is the daughter of Dick Hubbard who is a former Mayor of Auckland City and the founder of Hubbard Foods.
  • In January 2019, Laurel pleaded guilty to careless driving causing injury after an incident in 2018 which left another driver with severe spinal injuries. Laurel paid reparations and was disqualified from driving for 1 month. The judge also ordered that her name be suppressed to avoid distressing publicity as she trained for the Olympics. Later, the order was lifted in July 2019 after Stuff appealed to the High Court.

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