Celtic Nations

Celtic Nations

This year the Celtic Nation Championships is being hosted by Scotland, at Edinburgh on Saturday 21st October. The format for the event will be 3 male and 3 female at U17, U20 and Senior age categories. 18 athletes in total from each Country. There are no body weight categories in this annual competition, all Sinclair points are added together to create the team scores. Country with the highest points wins.

The Celtic Nations plays an important part in the Weightlifting Wales development programme, selecting lifters from both the North and South Wales talent squads.

The team

U17 Female – Chloe Hood, Macy John, Catrin Jones

U17 Male – James Hart, Louis Thomas, Ben Foggo

U20 Female – Bethan Roberts, Niamh Roach, Anita Madan

U20 Male – Michael Farmer, Rhodri Beynon, Liam Power

Senior Female – Christie Williams, Daisy Melhuish, Holly Knowles

Senior Male – Joshua Parry, Seth Casidsid, John Pritchard

Team Managers – Hannah Powell and Justin Head

Coaches – Calum Stronach, Neil Taylor, Ray Williams and Simon Roach

Technical Officials – Darren Rogers and Stephen Donovan