Biography:

• 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist in the 63kg weight class; lifted a Commonwealth Games record 122kg in the clean and jerk and tied the Games record with a total of 220kg lifted
• Won gold at the 2018 FISU World University Championships
• Finished fifth in the 63kg weight class at the 2017 World Championships

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT MAUDE

Getting into the Sport: Wanted to take up weightlifting when she was 7 but was warned not to because she was too short… Started lifting in 2015, two years after taking up CrossFit when she had to leave circus school due to injuries… Outside Interests: Studying Human Resources Management at the University of Quebec in Rimouski… Odds and Ends: Collects flags from countries where she competes…A ttended the Quebec Circus School for three years…