Olympic profile: Preston weightlifting hopeful Sarah Davies

Preston weightlifter: Sarah Davies will compete for Olympic glory on Tuesday, July 27 in the women's 64kg category

Monday, 26th July 2021, 8:06 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 8:00 am

PROFILE:

Name: Sarah Davies

Sport: Weightlifting

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Sarah Davies

Born: August 19, 1992 Preston

Gender: Female

Weight: 64kg

Height: 162cm

Before her weightlifting career, Preston-born Davies was active in beauty pageantry, winning the Miss Leeds title the city where she attended university. She started weightlifting in September 2011 and made her international debut after just two and a half years of training in the sport. She won the commonwealth Games silver medal in 2018 on the Gold Coast and also came second at the 2021 European Weightlifting Championships.

European Championships

silver medal – 2021 Moscow (64kg)

Commonwealth Games

silver medal – 2018 Gold Coast, Australia (69kg)

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