Britain’s fittest grandmother: sets a new world record in weightlifting

competed in the 63kg weight class and 55 to 59 age grouping. Incredibly, she set a world record of 121kg in the deadlift as well as a European best in the 60kg squat and a new British record with 43kg in the bench press. ”

Lindsey, 57,  lives in Kingswinford, West Midlands with her PE teacher husband Ian, 58.

“When you look at others lifting big weights who are older than myself it shows that you do not have to get weaker with age…Just because someone gets older it does not mean they can’t do lots and lots of different things”, she said.




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