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BROWN Oliver
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthLondon, ENG
Height1.41 m
Human Interest
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]
Senior 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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2017 65kg 155.0
  2019 65kg  NoM
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 Bench Press Lightweight 164.2
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2015 65kg 143
3 2018 65kg 160