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Hannah Powell

Personal Info:

Name: Hannah Powell


Place of Birth: Birmingham

Weight Category: 48kg

Club: Oldbury College of sport

Coach: Sam Hayer and Tamas Feher

On The Platform:

Greatest Achievement: "I've not achieved it yet."

Aspirations?: "To compete in the Olympic Games and possibly a medal at the Commonwealth Games or World Champs."

Training Regime: "I train 5 times a week."

Who has been the greatest influence on you? "Other athletes that have achieved greater than I have."

When did you begin lifting? "6 years ago in 2004 when I was 11."

Why did you begin lifting? "I wanted to try something different and prove I could be good at something if I put my mind to it."

Off The Platform:

Occupation: "Student."

Ultimate relaxation? "Listening to music, being with my friends or abroad."

One thing you can't live without? "My iPod."

Tip for the top? "Don't give up, ever!"

Life after lifting? "I have no idea."

Describe yourself in 3 words... "Determined, ambitious, impulsive"


Sports team: "Birmingham womens lawn bowls team."

Films: "Carry On Doctor, Semi-Pro."

Band/Music: "Anything folky with a banjo."

Food: "Eggs benedict."

Drink: "Fizzy vimpto or still fanta."

What's the last book you read? "The Adventures of Tin Tin: Tin Tin in the land of the Soviets."

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