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Peter Kirkbride (born 19 December 1987 in Irvine, North Ayrshire) is a Scottish weightlifter.[1][2] Kirkbride won a silver medal in weightlifting at the 2010 Commonwealth Games[3] and was selected to represent Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 94 kg division, where he finished in 16th place.[4] His placing was later increased to 9th overall, following failed retroactive doping tests.

Peter Kirkbride
Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born (1987-12-19) 19 December 1987 (age 30)
Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland
ResidenceHurlford, Scotland
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight94 kg (207 lb)
Sport
Country Great Britain
 Scotland
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)–94 kg
ClubKilmarnock WLC
Coached byCharles Hamilton
Updated on 14 August 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Peter Kirkbride - Weightlifting - News, Olympic Results and History". Teamgb.com. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Peter Kirkbride". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  3. ^ O'Doherty, Compiled by Will (7 April 2011). "One hundred hopefuls for 2012: Peter Kirkbride". Theguardian.com. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Peter Kirkbride Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-06-11.