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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...

The Welsh Senior Championships 2018 are fast approaching, this will be the final national competition for our Commonwealth Team before they head off to Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games in April! Come along to support the lifters competing in this event at the Welsh Institute...

On behalf of Weightlifting Wales board and staff, we wish you a Happy New Year. Weightlifting Wales truly values the hard work by all involved in Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting, especially the lifters, club coaches, affiliated clubs, officials, volunteers and parents. 2017 has been a fantastic...

Congratulations to Holly Knowles recently selected to join the Weightlifting team at Gold Coast 2018. Simon Roach Said, “As Team Wales moves to the end of the selection period, there is fantastic news as another Weightlifting athlete gains a place and selection for Gold Coast 2018. Holly...

Powerlifters Nathan Stephens, Sean Gaffney and Nerys Pearce have been selected for the 2018 Games. Multi-sport athlete Nathan Stephens from Bridgend, who’ll be celebrating his 30th birthday during the 2018 Games, will be competing in the men’s lightweight (up to and including 72.0kg). A former world...

Congratulations to Stephen Donovan, who has recently been selected by the International Weightlifting Federation to represent Wales as a Technical Official at next year’s Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast. Simon Roach, Sports Manager said, “This is a fantastic achievement and all involved in Weightlifting are extremely...