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60 seconds with richard kilty 

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Richard Kilty
30 November 2015

  • Favourite discipline? 


          60m & 200m

  • Fastest track?


          London Olympic stadium

  • Toughest opponent?


           Usain Bolt

  • Favourite training session?


          Hill sprints & Sled Pulls

  • Worst training session?


          Repeat 300m runs. Lactic! 

  • Superstitions?


         A cold shower before I leave the hotel before a competition!

  • Who is your idol?


          Maurice Greene, Floyd Mayweather, Muhammad Ali

  • What motivates you to go quicker?


           To stand on the podium and hear the national anthem playing again.

  • Best thing about being an athlete?


          Travelling the world & competing on television in front of millions

  • Worst thing about being an athlete?


          Injuries & pressure 

  • Guilty pleasure?


           Cakes, Ice cream & coffee!

  • You’re stranded on a desert island, what three things would you take with you?


           A hammock, a jet ski, and a fishing rod to catch fish to eat.        

  • Something that a lot of people don’t know about you?


           I have 11 siblings.   

  • Describe yourself in three words?


          Exciting, outspoken & loving

  • What excites you most about the 2016 season?


         Olympic Games in Rio! I always loved Brazil as a child and always dreamed to go there & to compete indoors as reigning World & European champion !