Karenjeet Bains gets Gold in the Squat, Gold in the Deadlift
Karenjeet Bains is the first Sikh woman to lift weights for Britain at a competition and win! The 22-year-old from Warwickshire is the first Sikh woman to compete for Britain at the event.
Karenjeet annouced her win on her Instagram page saying
COMMONWEALTH CHAMPION 2019!!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍 My FIRST international title OMGGGGGGG 🙌🏽🙌🏽🔥🔥🔥💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽
Gold in the Squat, Gold in the Dead lift, Silver in the Bench and Gold overall!!!! Adding to this my earlier Silver in the Bench Press only competition 🥇🥇🥈🥇🥈
Dreams really do come true!! I vowed since I was 19 years old and came away from the 2015 Commonwealth Games that I would one day win this….19/09/19 like the stars were aligned… I DID IT!!!!! 🙏🏽🙏🏽
Bains, who credits her rapid rise to the coaching of her father, Kuldip Singh Bains, a former bodybuilder and powerlifter.