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Jack Oliver

Personal Info:

Name: Jack Oliver

Place of Birth: Sidcup

Weight Category: 77kg

Club: Europa

Coach: Tamas Feher

On The Platform:

Greatest Achievement: "8th place at the 2010 Commonwealth Games."

Aspirations?: "To compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games."

Training Regime: "I train 9 times a week."

Who has been the greatest influence on you? "Andrew Callard."

When did you begin lifting? "When I was 14."

Why did you begin lifting? "My gymnastics coach suggested I try it."

Off The Platform:

Occupation: "I'm a full time student at the University of Leeds studying Classics."

Ultimate relaxation? "Playing FIFA with Ben."

One thing you can't live without? "Fruit Ninja! Best game ever. I'm addicted."

Tip for the top? "Sleep at least 12 hours a day. Sleep = growth hormone."

Life after lifting? "Coaching and resting."

Describe yourself in 3 words... "Jack The Snatch"


Sports team: "Newcastle United FC."

Films: "Anything with Jason Statham (especially Crank 1 & 2)."

Band/Music: "Placebo."

Food: "Home made spanish chicken, yellow chicken and bovril chicken."

Drink: "Bovril."

What's the last book you read? "The entire Twilight series."

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