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Oliver Francis Brown

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Weybridge, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at Woking Power Club in Surrey, England.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to try the sport after watching the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Club / Team
Locker 27: Weybridge, ENG
Name of coach
Tom Whittaker [national]; Ben Richens [national]; Jim Horner [national]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Great Britain

General interest

Nicknames
Ollie (britishweightlifting.org, 09 May 2017)
Hobbies
Supporting English football club Southampton, music. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; Facebook profile, 27 Aug 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 65kg category at the 2018 European Open Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
British Para powerlifter Ali Jawad. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
British Para swimmer Ellie Simmonds. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 65.00kg Final 2017-12-08 12