Jenny Tong - Weightlifting


Jenny Tong is a British Weightlifting athlete, currently competing in the -55kg category. Having only been in the sport for 3 years Jenny is a two time British Record holder in the -53kg category and has represented GBR twice, narrowly missing out on a gold medal in her first international appearance. Her other achievements include British Universities Champion and English Silver medallist, as well as being shortlisted for Hull’s Sports Personality of the Year.

Once a young offender, she turned her life around and was accepted into the prestigious BRIT School of Performing Arts in London where she expanded her portfolio to include modelling and several theatre appearances. Now a full-time athlete Jenny does school appearances to help inspire the next generation as well as running Sheffield’s weightlifting club, Hallam Barbell. Jenny is also the co-founder of Semtex Systems, a company that specialises in improving speed, power & strength performance through bespoke programming. 


Height: 157cm

Weight: 55kg

Training PBs: Snatch – 80kg / Clean and Jerk – 95kg / Jerk – 105kg

Comp PBs : Snatch 78kg / Clean & Jerk 89kg

Current meal prep sponsor: PB Nutrition

Follow Jenny:

Instagram: @jennyt811

Semtex Systems Instagram: @semtex_systems

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