British Juniors and U23

British Juniors and U23

The 2015 British Juniors and U23 Championships took place in Crystal Palace, London on the 15th of August. The competition included some of the best weightlifters across the country, including previous Commonwealth Games athletes as well as some of the country’s best up and coming lifters.

The weekend saw fantastic results by Weightlifting Wales Academies and affiliated clubs. Eight medals in total, and Welsh & British records were broken!

Medalists:
Sam Henderson (56kg)- Gold
Catrin Jones (48kg)- Welsh & British records in Snatch, C&J and total – Gold
Ben Wolsey (69kg)- Silver
Christie Williams (63kg)- Silver
Anita Madan (69kg)- Welsh records – Snatch, C&J, Total – Gold
Gwilym Pari (85kg)- Silver
Josh McCarthy (105kg)- Welsh and British C&J records – Gold
Kara Halliwell (69kg U23)- Gold

Other academy and club lifters included:
Harry Misangyi
Kyle Jones
David Lewis
Hannah Powell
Gwion Williams

Academies and clubs and their coaching staff:
HAWFC – Ray Williams, Gareth Evans, Barry Eaton
Bangor Sport – David Jones
NW1 – Calum Stronach
SAW – Simon Roach
SA1 – Ross Miller and Josh Bellew
Breeze’s – Michaela Breeze
Willpower – Justin Holly
The Unit – Chris Malherbe