Lucy McDonald: world record holder
Lucy McDonald has set a new world record for Junior Power Lifting in the under 25 years old and 67.5kg body weight.
She set the British Records in the summer for Squat 165kg, Bench Press 85kg and Deadlift 185kg and so also became the Total British Record Holder with 435kg.
In competition at the GPC (Global Powerlifting Committee) British Championship last week-end, she broke her own records and lifted Squat 187.5kg, Bench Press 95.5kg and Deadlift 185.5kg
She now has the World Records for the Bench Press and the Total lifted (468.5kg)
Lucy was born and still lives in the village. She is now a qualified personal trainer instructor and works at Severn Plus at South Woodchester helping youngsters with learning needs.
I’m told that she is also handy with a chainsaw!