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Anthony Peddle

Powerlifting
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Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Matlock, ENG
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He was introduced to powerlifting when he was 16 at a disability sports club in Northampton.
Training Regime
He trains five times a week.

International debut

Year
1988
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Seoul

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music and watching sport on TV. (britishweightlifting.org, 19 Jun 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
The 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games where he captured gold and set the world record in the process. That record stood until 2007. (paralympics.org.uk, 11 Apr 2012)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (britishweightlifting.org, 19 Jun 2012)
Injuries
He has had a series of shoulder injuries over the past 10 years and has come back from tearing his rotator cuffs twice. (channel4.com, 24 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To work hard and dedicate yourself. Believe in yourself and follow your dreams. Enjoy what you do!" (britishweightlifting.org, 19 Jun 2012)
Other information
SELF-COACHED
He is self-coached. (paralympics.org.uk, 11 Apr 2012)

PARALYMPIC VETERAN
He first represented Great Britain at the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul. The 2012 Games in London will mark his seventh Olympiad. (paralympics.org.uk, 11 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 9999
Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (Seoul, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -51 kg Final Round 11
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -52 kg Final Round 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 2012-08-30 8