Catrin's World Championship success

Catrin competing in Uzbekistan recently.Catrin competing in Uzbekistan recently.Bangor University student and Bangorian Catrin Jones has come Fourth in the World Junior Weightlifting Championships held in Uzbekistan recently.

Having competed as a member of Team Wales at the recent Commonwealth Games, Catrin has also recently been awarded Bangor University’s highest sporting accolade, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize.

Catrin’s father and trainer David Jones, Fitness Manager at the University’s Canolfan Brailsford said of Catrin’s recent competition success:

“To be placed 4th in the world is a fantastic achievement on such a short trip and after the Commonwealth Games.”

The first year psychology student is making her mark in the sporting world- and was also named the ‘Carwyn James Young Welsh Sportswoman of the Year’ at the BBC’s 2017 Wales Sport Awards.

Publication date: 11 July 2018