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The Commonwealth Games in April 2018, was the most successful Commonwealth Games for Wales so far, and Weightlifting Wales sent their biggest team in history, bringing home two medals and fantastic performances from the team. Weightlifting Wales would like to congratulate Ania Negele (pictured right), for...

Chair of Weightlifting Wales Barry Eaton confirms the appointment of three new board members;  Mark Hendy A passionate and driven senior HR professional with a strong understanding of emerging HR, based on a solid understanding of employment law. Particularly focused on creating and implementing broad, long term...

The first course of the year has now been scheduled, a Level 1 Coaching Weightlifting course will run on 5th-6th May, 9am-5pm at Strength Academy Wales (SAW) in Haverfordwest. The Level 1 Coaching Weightlifting course will equip you with the basic skills needed to start your...

On 31st May, four coaches from Weightlifting Wales will be heading out to Lochen, Austria, with a team to compete at the Junior Battle. The Junior Battle, formerly called the Fulda Cup is a junior tournament which is about to run for its 17th consecutive...

Team Wales had three para powerlifters competing at the Commonwealth Games in the Goldcoast, all going into the event with good final preparations the team were ready to get lifting. In the Men's lightweight category, Nathan Stephens did a great job securing his opening bench of...

On the last day of Weightlifting for Team Wales, it was a packed day full of potential with Jordan Sakkas, Tayla Howe and Rhodri West all making their Commonwealth Games debut. First up in the men's 105kg category was junior talent, Jordan Sakkas, who was one...

Team Wales claimed a second medal in the Weightlifting with Laura Hughes in the women's 75kg category, in a closely fought out contest between Emily Godley of England, Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau of Canada and Laura in the mix for a medal after her success at the...

It's been a busy weekend for Weightlifting Wales at the Commonwealth Games in the Goldcoast, Australia.  With a number of lifters making their Commonwealth debut, and the experience will serve them well for their athlete development for the future. Saturday 7th April had two lifters competing,...

After a solid start on day 1, day 2 was packed full of potential for Weightlifting Wales. First up saw junior sensation Catrin Jones in the Women's 53kg category, with a field of experience including Dika Toua of Papua New Guinea, the competition was set...