DIXIE Terence < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA Seychelles   
Gender Men
Born 15 Oct 1983 in Victoria, SEY
Height1.68 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family He has one daughter, Hollie Tessy.
Residence Victoria, SEY
Occupation Police Officer
Languages Creole, French, English
Higher education Construction - Seychelles Polytechnic & Industrial Training Centre: Seychelles
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started in 2000 when he was 17 at a Gym in Victoria, Seychelles.
Why this sport? "I was bored and every friend I had was doing sports and girls fancied them a lot. So I decided to do sports [weightlifting] to impress them, and it worked. Also because my father and uncle were lifters and I was inspired by them."
Name of coach William Dixie
Coach from which country? Seychelles
Coach from what year? 2000
International Debut
Year 2001
Competing for Seychelles
Location Seychelles
General Interest
Hobbies Playing Xbox 360, watching movies and spending time with his friends and his daughter. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the silver medal at the African Championship and being the junior gold medallists in the 2002 African Championship. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Chinese weightlifters. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He thinks of God and his daughter before attempting his lifts. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never back down, the only times its over is when you are deceased.so as long as you are kicking never back down." (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Famous relatives His father and uncle, William Dixie and Piere Dixie were also national weightlifters. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Ambitions "To some day live big and give to my daughter what I never had." (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)