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Weightlifting Wales has planned a flexible 2021 competition calendar providing opportunities for all levels of lifters and ages to compete in a variety of virtual and physical events. Please note the competition calendar may change due to Covid-19 restrictions. Virtual Welsh Open Series From January to May...

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A collaborative venture between Coleg Sir Gâr and Llanelli Weightlifting Club has resulted in a new weightlifting academy which has been accredited by Weightlifting Wales. Working together to meet specified criteria has resulted in the academy being awarded this status. Based at the college’s Graig campus, the...

Alecs Donovan is the founder of Yogability, she is a Yoga and Mobility coach, a movement specialist, a CrossFit level 1 coach, and a Rugby player for Ospreys and has seven caps for Wales. Yogability is the concept of mobility and yoga combined with a specific...

The Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in Birmingham, UK, between the 28th July and the 8th August 2022. It has recently been confirmed that the Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting events will take place between the 30th July and 4th August 2022. This is an extremely exciting time for Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting! Declaration of Interest in Qualifying Weightlifting Wales requires any athlete who intends to qualify for this Commonwealth Games to sign and return the Declaration of Interest in Qualifying form, which is below. Please read the full document thoroughly and ensure you understand the agreement. You should then print, sign in writing and return to hannah.powell@weightlifting.wales no later that 31st December 2020. DECLARATION OF INTEREST IN QUALIFYING FORM  (right click and select download file) Your WW Membership You must have a valid WW/ BWL membership from the time of signing this form, throughout the qualification period in order to be eligible to be selected. Anti-Doping You must also fully adhere to the WW / BWL anti-doping policy, which is in-line with the UKAD and WADA standards. For information on anti-doping, please click here, ensure you are aware of the Prohibited list  and the changes made to that and the WADA Code in 2021. More information can be found at https://www.ukad.org.uk Qualification We are currently awaiting final confirmation on the qualification process from the Commonwealth Games Federation, before our own qualification and selection process is finalised. Weightlifting Wales specify a ranking of top 6 within the one-per-nation-per-category rankings at the end of the qualification process. Information will be uploaded here and emailed to members in due course.

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Weightlifting Wales would like to show our strong support of British Weight Lifting in their recent statement condemning the IWF’s executive board decision to remove their Interim President Ursula Papandrea, and their appointment of Interat Yodbangtoey into this role. As a home nation of British Weight...

[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 width="1/2"][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_single_image image="18627" img_size="medium" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_single_image image="18631" img_size="large" qode_css_animation=""][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_column_text]Click folder to view Equality policy[/vc_column_text][vc_icon icon_fontawesome="fas fa-folder-open" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weightlifting.wales%2Fnew-equality-policy-and-statement%2F|title:Equality%20Policy|target:_blank"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Weightlifting Wales are on a mission to reach Preliminary level in Equality, after reaching Foundation level earlier this...