Emily Godley : Commonwealth 2018| Great Britain | Weightlifting | Age | Height | Weight | Occupation | Medals

p063ntx2 - Emily Godley : Commonwealth 2018| Great Britain | Weightlifting | Age | Height | Weight | Occupation | Medals

p063ntx2 - Emily Godley : Commonwealth 2018| Great Britain | Weightlifting | Age | Height | Weight | Occupation | Medals

Emily Godley has secured gold with a shocking execution win the ladies’ 75kg weightlifting, beating Games record-holder and ruling champion Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau of Canada.

With Godley’s enormous triumph, she asserts Team England’s first gold award in weightlifting at the Gold Coast, following on from Sarah Davies silver decoration winning lift prior in the day in the ladies’ 69kg.

With Godley’s tremendous triumph, she guarantees Team England’s first gold decoration in weightlifting at the Gold Coast, following on from Sarah Davies silver award winning lift prior in the day in the ladies’ 69kg.

Posting a huge 96kg in the grab, the most elevated in the last, she expected to lift 126kg in the Clean and Jerk to beat the Canadian who rose as the main danger, and she did. What’s more, not just this, she was the main rival to finish a lift on each and every endeavor, relentlessly enhancing each time, blasting far from the pack. She set an aggregate score of 222kg, one more than Beauchemin-Nadeau who had cut the shortage in the Clean and Jerk.

Godley’s triumph sees her enhance radically to her fifth place complete in Glasgow in 2014, and raises Team England’s decoration count to 10 for Day 4, including four golds.

Emily said: “It feels amazing to be on top of the podium, I can’t ask for more, I feel like I’m dreaming actually. It hasn’t sunk in properly yet. I’ve been training and gaining body weight sine I finished 4thin Glasgow and it’s paid off, this is what I’ve dreamt of and I have just accomplished it.”

Date of Birth 22/10/1989

Place of Birth Farnborough, Kent

Weight Cat 63kg

Club Crystal Palace

Coach Keith Morgan

Greatest Achievement

Finishing 5th at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and 6th at 2016 European Championships

Aspirations

To win some medals on the international stage

Training Regime

Approx 6 times a week

Who has been greatest influence on you?

My first coach Keith Morgan

When did you begin lifting?

2008/09

Why did you begin lifting?

I was a Pole Vaulter and I had to do some weightlifting as part of my S&C. Keith was my coach for this and he persuaded me to change sports.

Occupation

Adjudicator

Ultimate Relaxation

A substantial amount of chocolate and a good film

One thing you can’t live without

Chocolate!

Life after Lifting?

pain-free!

Describe yourself in 3 words

Stubborn, determined and gracious

Sports team

Europa WLC!

Films

Game of Thrones

Band/Music

Foo Fighters

Food

Chocolate

Last book read

The Girl on the Train

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