Further Personal Information
||Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He started weightlifting when he was 15 in Cameroon.
|Why this sport?
||His father was a talented lifter and owned a gym in Cameroon.
|Club / Team
||Hawthorn Weightlifting Club: Australia
|Name of coach
||His father is fomer weightlifter and Cameroon national team coach, Matam Dicka. (allafrica.com, 23 Aug 2005)
||He hopes to become a personal trainer. (hawthornweightlifting.com, 26 Aug 2010)
||CAMEROON TO AUSTRALIA
He represented Cameroon in the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne but chose to remain in Australia after the games as he was disgruntled with his home nation and the hardship that he faced there. He became an Australian citizen in 2008 and is set to represent his new country of Australia in 2010. He has also become heavily involved in the Brunswick community where he now resides and is an advocate for asylum seekers. (Melbourne Leader, 20 Jul 2010)