Name: Ali Jawad
Date of Birth: 12/01/1989
Place of Birth: Lebanon
Weight Category: 60kg
Club: Stratford WLC
Coach: Tom Whittaker
On The Platform:
Greatest Achievement: "Getting selected to represent Great Britain in the 2008 Paralympic Games. Also achieving the title of World Junior Chamion in 2008."
Aspirations?: "To be the best I can possibly be."
Training Regime: "3 times a week for 2-3 hours each session."
Who has been the greatest influence on you? "Lee Warne."
When did you begin lifting? "When I was 16."
Why did you begin lifting? "Enjoyment and discipline."
Off The Platform:
Ultimate relaxation? "Going to the cinema or reading a sport auto-biography."
One thing you can't live without? "Food."
Tip for the top? "Never give up without a fight!"
Life after lifting? "Coaching / S&C Coach / PT."
Describe yourself in 3 words... "Confident, dedicated, honest."
Sports team: "Liverpool FC."
Films: "Any of the Rocky films."
Band/Music: "Anything that gets me fired up."
Food: "Kebab, choclate cake or anything chocolaty."
What's the last book you read? "Lance Armstrong - It's not all about the bike."