Facts of Shirley Robertson
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||52 years old|
|Family Name :||Robertson|
|Birth Country :||United Kingdom|
|Birth Sign :||Cancer|
|Birth Name||Shirley Ann Robertson|
|Married to||Jamie Boag (m. 2001)|
|Awards||Sailing at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's Europe|
A Scottish sailor and Olympic gold medallist, Shirley Robertson is currently married to a former stockbroker and yacht dealer Jamie Boag in 2001. She has won a first Olympic gold medal in the Europe class at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Shirley has named female World sailor of the Year by the International Sailing Federation in 2000 and awarded an MBE in 2000 and an OBE in 2005.Her father was a salesman in the cosmetics industry, bought her first boat on hire purchase .
Shirley Robertson has twin children named Killian and Annabel. She is also a commentator for the BBC's sailing coverage at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Shirley made a history by becoming the first British woman to win two Olympic gold medals at consecutive games, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004.