Zach made his Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast 2018 where he competed in the Men’s 105kg competition. Unfortunately, having lifted 130kg in the Snatch, he was forced to withdraw due to illness.
His selection to Team Scotland came on the back of an outstanding year which saw him record a top 10 finish at the 2017 Commonwealth Championships, held in the same venue as Gold Coast 2018.
- Date of Birth 12/04/1994
- Birth Place Edinburgh
- Hometown Edinburgh
- Lives Edinburgh
- Coach David Leith
- Commonwealth Games Representation 2018
Did You Know?
The Walking Dead
Mostly red meat and stir fry, but love the local Indian restaurant
I listen to...
80’s pop mostly - favourite song is White Wedding by Billy Idol
David Leith, Commonwealth Games swimmer & my weightlifting coach from the very start. The best role model I could've had!
Dream holiday destination
Nothing, never have any time
Dream job as a child
A vet at primary school, but in secondary school I wanted to be a strength and conditioning coach for elite sports teams.