Name: Chris Freebury
Place of Birth: Derby
Weight Category: 62/69kg
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."