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Jodey Hughes

Weightlifting

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Jodey Hughes
Weightlifting

Jodey made her Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast 2018, improving on her 12th place finish at the 2017 Commonwealth Championships, which were held in the same venue, to place 9th in the 58kg category.

Jodey has an interest in insects and studied entomology at university.

  • Date of Birth 22/02/1983
  • Birth Place Fredericton, Canada
  • Hometown Oromocto, Canada
  • Lives East Kilbride
  • Coach Ken Holland
  • Club Crossfit East Kilbride
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Weightlifting videos on repeat - part of my wind down time & helps me visualise perfect technique. Also enjoy watching Crossfit.

  • I eat...

    Absolutely everything when I’m not competing! About two months out from competition, I’m super strict with my diet. One of my nicknames is L'il Pickle because I'm small and love pickles!

  • I listen to...

    Lots of country music! You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl.

  • Sporting Hero

    Zoe Smith, an absolute legend of a GB weightlifter. I also love Lydia Valentin and Mattie Rogers.

  • Dream holiday destination

    Gold Coast

  • Dream job as a child

    Entomologist - I have a massive insect collection!

Career Highlights

9 th
Gold Coast 2018
58kg - Women
12 th
2017 Commonwealth Championships
Women's 58kg
1 st
2017 Scottish Open
Women's 58kg
2 nd
2017 British Championships
Women's 58kg
1 st
2017 Celtic Championships
Team
1 st
2017 Scottish Championships
Women's 58kg
1 st
2016 Scottish Open
Women's 58kg
1 st
2015 Scottish Championships
Women's 58kg
1 st
2015 Scottish Open
Women's 58kg