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Chris Freebury

Personal Info:


Name: Chris Freebury



Place of Birth: Derby


Weight Category: 62/69kg


Club: Atlas


Coach: Cyril Martin & Dave Sawyer


On The Platform:


Greatest Achievement: "Representing England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi."


Aspirations?: "To win a Commonwealth Games Medal and to gain a successful job working in elite sport."


Training Regime: "I train 6 days a week."


Who has been the greatest influence on you? "Cyril Martin."


When did you begin lifting? "Age 12 but competively since age 16."


Why did you begin lifting? "Because I was too short to become a successful Water Polo player."


Off The Platform:


Occupation: "Athlete. I also intern in Sheffield working with a Volleyball Team."


Ultimate relaxation? "Binging on a whole tray of warm brownies with squirty cream and a good film."


One thing you can't live without? "Chocolate."


Tip for the top? "Believe in order to achieve."


Life after lifting? "A profession in elite sport."


Describe yourself in 3 words... "Christopher Xavier Freebury."




Sports team: "GB Weightlifting."


Films: "Billy Maddison, Happy Gilmore or anything with good humour."


Band/Music: "Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Jimi Hendrix. I will listen to pretty much anything though."


Food: "When I'm not in training I do have a soft spot for fast food and chocolate."


Drink: "Monster or Relentless energy drinks. When I'm not in training...Magners."


What's the last book you read? "Through thick & thin: My Autobiography by Gok Wan."

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