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KELLY Damon Joseph

Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date 01/12/1983
Gender Men
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Weightlifting Men's +105 kg
Weightlifting Men's +105 kg Snatch
Weightlifting Men's +105 kg Clean&Jerk
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Men's +105 kg

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
23 Mar
EXW Men's +105 kg
Group A
Australia Flag AUS  - KELLY Damon Joseph (2) 385 Completed

Place Of Birth Atherton, Queensland, Australia
Residence Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia
Marital Status Single
Occupation Student/cadet quantity surveyon
International Debut 2001 (World Junior Championships)
Coach Miles Wydall
Influential Person Parents
Idol Pyrros Dimas and Niam Suleymanoglu, and favourite lifter is Andre Chemerkin (Russian, Olympic Champi
Recent Results Commonwealth Games Weightlifting Selection Trials (Melbourne, Australia, Dec-2005)

2nd in the 105kg+ class

Snatch - 167kg, Clean & Jerk - 200kg, Total - 367kg

Mermet Commonwealth, Oceania & South Pacific Championships (Victoria, Australia, Oct-2005)

3rd in Oceania in the 105kg+ class

Snatch - 167kg, Clean & Jerk - 203, Total - 370kg
Games History
has not competed
Games History
has not competed
Other Damon started weightlifting at St Laurence's College after the school's weightlifting club started up. His mate and himself decided to give it a go.

His worst moment in sport was when he dropped the bar on his head during training.

He says his best moment in sport was representing Australia at the World Junior Weightlifting Championships in Greece, 2001. He also competed at the World Junior Championships in 2002 and 2003.

His hobbies include listening to music, playing cricket and playing rugby league.

He was dubbed the best lifter at the National under 20 and under 19 Championships in 2001.

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