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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...

Weightlifting Wales have started their Commonwealth Games campaign at the Goldcoast with some solid performances from two Commonwealth Games debutants. Day 1 saw Seth Casidsid competing in the Men's 56kg category, opened confidently securing his opening snatch at 75kg, followed by 80kg, only missing his third...

Last weekend, Wales was represented by Stephen Donovan at this years’ European Technical Officials Seminar, in Denmark. Stephen said: "Thank you to the European Weightlifting Federation and Danish Weightlifting Federation for fantastic hospitality they provided at this year’s EWF seminar and workshop. Congratulations to Frank and his...

  On 21st January 2018, Weightlifting Wales held the first event of the calendar year and the final National Championships before the Commonwealth Games being held in the Gold Coast, Australia from 4th April. The championships saw four Powerlifters and 25 Weightlifters competing to win national titles. Welsh...