Kelly Holmes, a retired middle-distance British athlete is the first child of her parents. She is a recognized British athlete with a record of winning two gold medals at the Olympic games in Athens, 2004.
Kelly Holmes did not only pursue the career of being a middle-distance athlete, but she also joined the British Army when she was 18 years old. Kelly as an individual who dedicated her whole life to achieving her dream of becoming an Olympic athlete champion also put a lot of effort into her career in the army.
When she joined the army she became an HGV driver. Later she became a physical training instructor. Kelly was described as tough and single-minded by her colleagues and seniors. After her Olympic success, she won BBC Sports Personality of the Year, European Athlete of the Year, and was honored with a Damehood from the Queen.
Kelly set up the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust after winning the Olympic Champions. The charity helps disadvantaged young people get their lives back on track by using world-class athletes to engage, enable and empower attitudes they need to fulfill a positive life.
Kelly Holmes Siblings: Stuart Norris, Lisa Lewis, Penny Thomson, Kevin Norris
Kelly Holmes has four siblings from different fathers as well as mothers. She is the firstborn among four siblings.
Stuart Norris, Lisa Lewis, Penny Thomson, and Kevin Norris are her four siblings.
Her English mother Pam-Norman gave birth to her in her teens. When Kelly was 2 years old, her father Derrick Holmes left her mother to cater to little Kelly alone.
When Kelly was four years her mother got married to Kelly’s stepfather, Micheal Norris.
Pam-Norman gave birth to Kevin Norris, in 1977 and Stuart Norris, in 1980 with Michael. Kelly Holmes’ father later introduced Lisa Lewis as her younger sister, who is two years younger than Kelly.
Penny Thomson is the last child, the daughter of Kelly’s mother and her second husband, Gary Thomson.