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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...

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...