Who is Sarah Davies - Preston's weightlifting gold medallist? Here's everything we know about the former beauty queen

Preston’s Sarah Davies has won a Commonwealth Games gold medal for England in Birmingham.

Preston's Sarah Davies competes at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham before going on to win gold in the 71kg clean and jerk category
Preston's Sarah Davies competes at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham before going on to win gold in the 71kg clean and jerk category

Davies triumphed in the women’s 71kg final after winning silver medals at the European and World Championships, as well as the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Here’s everything we know about the Preston champ ...

How old is Sarah

Sarah is 29 years-old

How tall is Sarah?

She is 5ft 4ins

What weight is Sarah?

Sarah (centre) with her gold medal alongside Alexis Ashworth (left), who won silver, and India Harjinder, who won bronze

She is just over 10 stones (64kg)

When did Sarah win her gold medal?

On Monday, August 1

How did Sarah win gold?

Sarah lifted 126kg in the clean and jerk to relegate Canada’s Alexis Ashworth and India’s Harjinder Kaur to the minor medals

How long has Sarah been weightlifting?

Sarah has been weightlifting since September 2011

Did Sarah win any titles as a beauty queen?

Sarah is a former Miss Leeds and Miss Intercontinental England (2018/19)

What has Sarah said following her victory?

Sarah said: “There have been a lot of second places, but the tables have turned now and taking silver is finally over. The lion in me came out to fight on the second one. I wasn’t leaving it down to the third attempt.”

Is Sarah on Twitter?

Yes, her username is @sarahdavies1908

Is Sarah on Instagram?

Yes, follow her @sarahd_gb

Does Sarah have a YouTube channel?

Yes, search for Sarah Davies – The Barbell Queen