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Ali Jawad

Personal Info:


Name:
Ali Jawad


Place of Birth:
12/01/1989


Weight Category:
56


Club:
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


Favourites:


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.