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?
Weightlifting and gymnastics on YouTube on my IPad every night whist soaking in a hot bath!
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.
Aly Raisman (gymnast)
Dream holiday destination
Anywhere hot and with good training facilities
Sports biographies (I've read every gymnastics one out there!)
Dream job as a child