LIPTON Jordan < Back  
Sport Gymnastics - Artistic
CGA Scotland   
Gender Female
Born 21 Mar 1993 in Fife Keith, SCO
Height1.55 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Nottingham, ENG
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started gymnastics at age five, at Levenmouth Gymnastics Club.
Why this sport? Her parents noticed that gymnastics could be the sport for her as she was "always upside down with her bottom in the air and swinging from furniture."
Club / Team Nottinghamshire [Notts] Gymnastics Club: Nottingham, ENG
Name of coach Claire Starkey
Coach from which country? Great Britain
Training Regime Trains 26 hours a week with the Notts Gym Club elite squad, and also with her regional and national squad.
International Debut
Year 2002
General Interest
Hobbies Shopping, chatting on MSN, watching TV and music. (, 17 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal on bars at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in 2007. (, 17 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol Romanian gymnasts Andreea Raducan and Catalina Ponor. (, 17 Aug 2010)
Injuries A hip injury in June 2007 caused her to withdraw from the European Youth Olympic Festival that year. (, 17 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "I always like to give 100% and am really hard on myself when I do not do as well as I should." (, 17 Aug 2010)
Ambitions To compete at the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and 2012 London Olympic Games.

She would also like to go to university in the United States and take part in the National Collegiate Athletic Association [NCAA] Championships.
(, 17 Aug 2010)
Other information EDUCATION
She plans to do a degree in psychology. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)

She was just ten years old when she was called up to the Scottish senior team that won gold at the Northern European Championships in 2003. (, 17 Aug 2010)