News

Weightlifting Wales are pleased to publish our new Equality Policy and statement. Weightlifting Wales continues to be committed to making our sport accessible to participants from all social and ethnic backgrounds. We continue to implement initiatives to develop opportunities and reduce barriers for participation.  It is of...

The Weightlifting Wales 2020 calendar is filling up already! We have scheduled three events to take place in February 2020: South Wales National Qualifier Date: 1st February 2020 Venue: Strength Academy Wales (SAW), Haverfordwest Entries open: 16th December-17th January 2020.  North Wales National Qualifier Date: 8th February 2020 Venue: Canolfan Brailsford, Bangor, Entries...

Weightlifting Wales in partnership with British Weight Lifting, will soon have in place a combined membership platform for Welsh members. What this means for you: Members and Clubs will only have to purchase one membership. A joint membership providing affiliation and the benefits of both organisations A joint...

On Saturday 30th November, Wales will host the Celtic Nations Championships at Canolfan Brailsford, Bangor University. The team selection was made this week by Head Coach Ray Williams: Female Team: Lotty Whalley Mena Williams Bethan Jones Macy John Chloe Hood Catrin Haf Jones Christie Williams Elli Jones Lauren Burley Male Team: Joshua Lynch Leighton Yates Daniel Davies Theo Morris Jacob Hill-Izani James Hart Mikey...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On April 29, 2019, Synergi Weightlifting Club launched a fitness campaign geared towards spreading awareness about weightlifting and the benefits it can have on mental health. The student-led campaign is an initiative by Cardiff University students pursuing MA International...

Working in partnership with Pembrokeshire leisure, a weightlifting and fitness academy, known as Strength Academy Wales (SAW), which is based in the heart of Pembrokeshire has been achieving excellence in weightlifting, disability powerlifting and performance conditioning for sports people, but did you know that most...

On 2nd March, Bangor University, Weightlifting Wales' main partner, hosted the Welsh Senior Championships. The event saw just under 50 competitors battling it out to claim national titles, break Welsh and British records, and qualify for this years' British Championships. The day kicked off with the...

On 1st-3rdFebruary 2019, the second International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Training the Trainers course for Women was held at the Eleiko Head Quarters in Halmstad, Sweden. This course was organised by the IWF and was partly funded by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) development program. Representatives were...