Glasgow was the fourth Commonwealth Games for Karen after she represented New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Karen placed 3rd in the Women’s teams and 2nd in the Women’s doubles at the 2002 Games in Manchester. In 2006 she placed 4th in the doubles with team mate Annie Yang and 5th in the team’s event in 2010. Karen has also represented New Zealand at two Olympic Games: Sydney in 2000 and Athens in 2004.  Recently Karen and her respective team had a lot of success as overall winners at the 2014 Zen-noh World Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Karen is a right-handed shake hand attacker/counter attacker. Karen has recently returned back to the sport after the birth of her son. 

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Karen's Games History

  • Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014

    • Table Tennis (Doubles - Women) Second Round: 3-0 Third Round: 3-0 Quarter-finals: 1-3 Placed 5 of 40
    • Table Tennis (Singles - Women) Second Round: 4-0 Third Round: 0-4 Placed 9 of 86
    • Table Tennis (Team - Women) Quarter-finals: 0-3 First Round: 3-0 Group 5 Match 5: 3-0 Group 5 Match 3: 3-2 Group 5 Match 1: 3-0 Placed 5 of 22
    • Table Tennis (Doubles - Mixed) Second Round: 3-0 Third Round: 3-0 Fourth Round: 0-3 Placed 9 of 90
  • Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

    • Table Tennis (Doubles - Women) Round 2: 3-0 Quarter Final: Semi Final: Semi Final: 3rd and 4th: Final: Placed 9 of 32
    • Table Tennis (Singles - Women) Round 2: 1-4 Round 3: Quarter Final: Quarter Final: Semi Final: Semi Final: 3rd and 4th: Final: Placed 17 of 81
    • Table Tennis (Team - Women) Round 1: 3-0 Round 2: 3-2 Round 3: Round 4: 3-0 Quarter Final: 2-3 Quarter Final: Classification Games: Semi Final: Classification Games: Classification Games: 3-1 3rd and 4th: Final: Placed 5 of 16
  • Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006

    • Table Tennis (Doubles - Women) Round 1: 3-2 Round 2: 3-0 Quarter Final: 3-2 Semi Final: 0-3 Final: 2-3 Placed 4 of 26
    • Table Tennis (Singles - Women) Round 1: 4-1 Quarter Final: Quarter Final: 1-4 Round 2: 4-3 Placed 5 of 58
    • Table Tennis (Team - Women) Pool Games: 0-3 Pool Games: 3-0 Pool Games: 2-3 Classification Matches: 2-3 Placed 7 of 16
    • Table Tennis (Doubles - Mixed) Round 1: 3-0 Round 3: 0-3 Placed 9 of 58
  • Olympic Summer Games Athens 2004

    • Table Tennis (Doubles - Women) Second Round: 4-2 Third Round: 4-1 Fourth Round: 2-4 Placed 9 of 24
  • Commonwealth Games Manchester 2002

  • Olympic Summer Games Sydney 2000