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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 ...

Technical Official Stephen Donovan volunteers for both Weightlifting Wales and British Weightlifting. He has recently been selected to officiate at the next  IWF event. This September, Stephen will travel to the European Youth Championships. Over 6 years ago, Stephen regained he interest in Weightlifting, captured while helping...

Entries for Welsh Age Groups u13, u15 and u17 open on Monday 18th September - close Friday 29th. Sport Accommodation available on-site at Bangor University.  Booking forms on request from reservations@bangor.ac.uk 01248 388088 Accommodation at Bangor is perfect for teams, coaches, athletes and officials travelling to the University or local area to compete...

Scotland are hosting this long and well established event, the Celtic Championships at Edinburgh Napier University, Saturday 21st October. The Weightlifting Wales performance group will select the team following the British U20 & U23 Championships. Lifters will be notified week beginning 2nd October. The team will...

Nerys Pearce has recently been selected to compete for Great Britain in the World Para Powerlifting Championships, to be held in October, Mexico City. Nerys is relatively new to the sport, but has already gained International experience competing earlier this year in two World Cup...

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...