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1 August 1995
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Born and raised in Cameroon’s capital city Yaoundé, Cyrille Tchatchet moved to the UK in 2014 and gained refugee status in 2016.
After seeing his cousin’s father representing Cameroon, Tchatchet decided he wanted to do the same and began his weightlifting journey at the age of 14.
A four-time British Champion, Tchatchet, 26 has experienced a Commonwealth Games, but in the colours of Cameroon, where he finished fifth at Glasgow 2014.
A mental health nurse outside of weightlifting, he attended the Olympic Games in Tokyo, representing the Refugee Olympic Team, where he finished 10th.