British Weight Lifting

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Ali Jawad

Personal Info:

Ali Jawad

Place of Birth:

Weight Category:

UEL weightlifting club

Coach: Tom Whittaker

On The Platform:

Greatest Achievement:
World Junior gold in 2008/qualifying for Bejiing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympics

Aspirations?: To win at least a one gold medal at the Paralympics in my career.

Training Regime: 8 times a week.

Who has been the greatest influence on you? Myself

When did you begin lifting? 2005

Why did you begin lifting? A friend forced me to go to the gym, then i was spotted for Bench Press

Off The Platform:

Occupation: Full time athlete.

Ultimate relaxation? Watching a DVD and going to Costa Coffee

One thing you can't live without? My laptop/phone.

Tip for the top? No matter how much the odds are against you, only persistance will make you preveil.

Life after lifting? Coaching/starting my own PT company.

Describe yourself in 3 words... Resilient, determined, focused


Sports team: Liverpool FC

Films: Rocky 4

Band/Music: n/a

Food: Kebab mixed grill.

Drink: Coca Cola

What's the last book you read? Sir Steve Redgrave's autobiography.