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Joe Hendry


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Joe Hendry
Wrestling, Freestyle 97kg

Taking up Freestyle Wrestling just two years before the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Joe made huge strides in the sport to be selected. Gold Coast was Joe’s first appearance fr Team Scotland, finishing 9th He is also a professional wrestler best known for his appearances in Insane Championship Wrestling and nicknamed ‘The Prestigious One’ for his flamboyant ring entrances.

His impressive list of Freestyle results include gold at the 2017 British Open and silver at the British Closed Championships, also taking the title at the 2017 Tryst Open Championships.

  • Date of Birth 01/05/1988
  • Birth Place Edinburgh
  • Hometown Edinburgh
  • Lives Edinburgh
  • Coach Steven McKeown / Michael Cavanagh / Steven Cote / Volodymir Gladkov
  • Club Edinburgh Wrestling Club / Tryst Wrestling Club
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    South Park, Peep Show, Black Mirror and UFC events

  • I eat...

    A lot of steak, eggs, fish and vegetables

  • I listen to...

    Weezer, Tenacious D, Fleetwood Mac, Phil Collins and Kanye West

  • Sporting Hero

    Kurt Angle

  • Dream holiday destination


  • I read....

    Fiction: George Orwell -1984, Non-Fiction: Business and Personal Development books

  • Dream job as a child

    Professional Athlete

Career Highlights

9 th
Gold Coast 2018
Freestyle Wrestling 97kg - Men
1 st
2018 English Open Championships
1 st
2017 British Open Championships
2 nd
2017 British Closed Championships
1 st
2017 Tryst Open Championships