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Non Evans MBE (born 20 June 1975[1]) is a Welsh sportswoman who has competed internationally in four different sports, rugby unionjudoweightlifting and freestyle wrestling.[2]

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Rugby[edit]Edit

Evans made her debut for Wales against Scotland in 1996 and has played 84 times for her country up to the start of the 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup (87 caps following World Cup). She is Wales' all time leading points scorer. She announced her retirement from International Rugby in December 2010. She scored a record 64 International tries for Wales.

Judo[edit]Edit

She won silver medal at both the 1992 and 1996 Commonwealth Judo Championships and competed for Wales at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Weightlifting[edit]Edit

Evans finished 9th in the under 63 kg class at the 2002 Commonwealth Games where she became the first woman in compete in two sports at the same Games.

Wrestling[edit]Edit

In 2010 she placed 2nd in the under-59 kg class at the British Championships and earned selection for the Welsh team for 2010 Commonwealth Games.She became the first woman to compete in three sports at the Commonwealth Games.[3] In 2012, Evans was a BBC commentator at the London Olympic wrestling events.

Gladiators (1997)[edit]Edit

In 1997 she competed in an episode of Gladiators.[4]

Evans was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours for services to sport.

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