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BROOME Olivia
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Age19
Place of BirthChorley, ENG
Height1.28 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chorley, ENG
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Sports Science - Runshaw College: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para powerlifting at age 15 at Loughborough University in England.
Why this sport?
"It has always been my dream to go to the Paralympics and I was always encouraged to participate in sport."
Name of coach
Tom Whittaker [national], GBR
Training Regime
She trains with British Weightlifting in Loughborough, England.
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Great Britain
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, drawing. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family, and her teammates. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
British Para swimmer Ellie Simmonds. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Other sports
She competed in Para swimming and Para athletics at the 2016 UK School Games in Loughborough, England. (chorleymarlins.org.uk, 23 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (pathtosuccess.org.uk, 19 Jun 2018)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Other information
PROMOTING THE SPORT
She is ambitious about promoting women's Para powerlifting. "Female athletes are underrepresented in my sport. It will enhance the profile of athletes with different disabilities as I am not a wheelchair user. There's increased importance placed on the role of weight training in health, fitness and weight management and I can be a positive role model. I'm outgoing, chatty and keen to promote my sport." (pathtosuccess.org.uk, 19 Jun 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2017 50kg 77.0
7 2019 50kg 96.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 50kg 80