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Olivia Grant

Olivia Grant
  • Born: 02/07/1989
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 68kg
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

Club:

Kan Zen Kai

Languages spoken:

English, some Russian and some Farsi

Idols (in sport or other):

Georges St-Pierre

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Photography, Wildlife, my pets

Senior national athlete since:

2009

College/ University (year graduated):

York University

Focus of studies:

Psychology

Favourite quote / motto:

You’ve got the temporary pain of discipline or the long term pain of regret.

National titles (include event, year):

CANADIAN NATIONAL KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
– 2004 GOLD Medallist (Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA)
– 2005 GOLD & BRONZE Medallist (Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA)
– 2006 GOLD & SILVER Medallist (St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA)
– 2007 2X GOLD Medallist (Richmond, British Columbia, CANADA)
– 2008 3X GOLD Medallist & BRONZE Medalist (Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA)
– 2009 2X GOLD Medallist & BRONZE Medalist (Calgary, Alberta, CANADA)
– 2010 SILVER Medallist & 2X BRONZE Medalist (Toronto, Ontario, CANADA)

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

Jr. Worlds 2005
Sr. Worlds 2010

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

Sportsmanship Award
Carmen Forgione & Ron Tkacz Memorial Cup

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