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Weightlifters and Crossfitters will lift 1 ton (1000kg) each for Kidney Wales Foundation in support for their coach & friend, Ania Negele. A group of over 30 Olympic weightlifters and crossfitters who have been lucky enough to have been coached by or trained alongside Ania have...

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In response to the the current COVID-19 situation, Weightlifting Wales have made the decision to cancel the scheduled events through April and May. Whilst disappointed in having to make this decision, WW's will follow government advice and prioritise protecting the health of members, staff and volunteers. Please...

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[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] Thank you for your patience whilst re-arrangements for the GM have been made in response to the restrictions that have been in place. An update will posted soon.   Please contact Hannah.powell@weightlifting.wales if you have any queries regarding the General...

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...