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Lisa Tobias

Weightlifting

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Lisa Tobias
Weightlifting

Lisa made her Team Scotland debut at the Gold Coast 2018 Games, finishing 8th in the 48kg category. Her result followed a fantastic performance at the 2017 Commonwealth Championships, held in the same venue, where she finished 5th.

Lisa began weightlifting in December 2014 following a career as a gymnast and powerlifter. She broke European and World records on her way to World Powerlifting Championship gold in 2014 and currently holds the 48kg Weightlifting Scottish records for Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total.

  • Date of Birth 19/12/1980
  • Birth Place Glasgow
  • Hometown Glasgow
  • Lives Newton Mearns
  • Coach Gordon Hill
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Weightlifting and gymnastics on YouTube on my IPad every night whist soaking in a hot bath!

  • I eat...

    A lot of protein (tuna and salmon are my favourites). I do enjoy having a chocolate or two after a big competition though!

  • I listen to...

    Children's CDs in the car with my kids.

  • Sporting Hero

    Aly Raisman (gymnast)

  • Dream holiday destination

    Anywhere hot and with good training facilities

  • I read....

    Sports biographies (I've read every gymnastics one out there!)

  • Dream job as a child

    PE Teacher

Career Highlights

8 th
Gold Coast 2018
48kg - Women
5 th
2017 Commonwealth Championships
Women's 48kg
1 st
2017 Celtic Championships
Team
3 rd
2017 British Championships
Women's 48kg
1 st
2017 Scottish Championships
Women's 48kg
1 st
2016 Scottish Championships
Women's 48kg
3 rd
2016 British Championships
Women's 48kg
1 st
2016 Scottish Open
Women's 48kg
1 st
2015 Scottish Championships
Women's 48kg
3 rd
2015 British Championships
Women's 48kg
1 st
2015 Scottish Open
Women's 48kg
1 st
2014 Powerlifting World Championships
1 st
2014 European Powerlifting Championships
1 st
2014 Scottish Powerlifting Championships