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Weightlifting Wales are pleased to announce that Ellie Pryor has been selected to compete in the British Youth Squad, she will travel to Kosovo and compete between the 23rd and the 30th September 2017. The team will be made up of one Welsh athlete and 4 Scottish athletes “We...

The large amount of clubs throughout South Wales has led to Weightlifting Wales changing the pathway structure, grouping affiliated clubs together in 3 clusters. Each cluster has been assigned with a Regional Development Officer. Cluster competitions and Squad training sessions are the first step onto the...

The Commonwealth Championships is an important annual event for Wales, following on from the medal success over past two years, both at India and Malaysia, the following athletes have been selected to compete this September at the Gold Coast, Commonwealth Championships. Catrin Jones Faye Pittman Laura Hughes Tayla Howe Gareth...

11 talented Welsh Weightlifters have been selected to compete for their Country at the Junior Battle, Austria to be held mid-June 2017. Athletes from both the North and South Talent squads have been selected in the u15 and u17 age categories. The squad consists of the following...

Heading off to Budapest during the first week of May is the Welsh Para Powerlifting team, competing in the Eger World Cup championships. Nerys Pearce competing on Friday 5th May with team mate Nathan Stephens. Nerys will compete in the 69kg category and Nathan in the...

Our Para Powerlifting programme continues to develop. The last 12 months, has seen Weightlifting Wales Staff attend numerous Workshops and events, to ensure we are adequately trained to offer the best Coaching and support possible. This culminated with Staff and Volunteers attending the World Para...

As Weightlifting Wales continues to develop it's Safeguarding procedures, the following will apply for all future Weightlifting competitions held in Wales.   Weightlifting Wales requires that all coaches and officials require a valid BWL license.   http://britishweightlifting.org/courses-coaching/coaching-officials-licensing/   It is vitally important that everyone involved in weightlifting in Wales is aware of...

Three Weightlifting Wales Para Powerlifters have recently returned from the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai. The event is held yearly at the fantastic facilities of the Dubai club for the disabled. The competition saw Athletes from countries including China, Holland, Japan, Malaysia and...

At the next general meeting of Weightlifting Wales a vote of the membership will take place to adopt the new Articles of Association for the company, as discussed at the last general meeting, on Tuesday 29th of November, 2016. Members are welcomed to attend to vote...