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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...

Acorn Executive Search is working with Weightlifting Wales to help identify three new Non-Executive Board Directors. We are looking for three non-executive directors to join the board of Weightlifting Wales in early 2018, as the sport prepares to move to the next level following the 'Gold...

The Welsh Open Championships are nearly here! The event will be held at Canolfan Brailsford, Bangor University on 18th and 19th November 2017. To view the schedule, please click here It is not too late to book accommodation, however rooms are in very high demand, please...

This year the Celtic Nation Championships is being hosted by Scotland, at Edinburgh on Saturday 21st October. The format for the event will be 3 male and 3 female at U17, U20 and Senior age categories. 18 athletes in total from each Country. There are...

Celtic Nations   -  Saturday 21st 2017 October, Edinburgh University   Welsh Age Groups U13, U15, U17  -  Saturday 28th October 2017, Bangor University   Welsh Open  -  Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November 2017, Bangor University   Welsh Senior National Championships  -  Sunday 21st January 2018, Welsh Institute of Sport ...