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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...

Sat 21st January saw 2 Bangor Sport Weightlifters competing at the English Para Powerlifting Championships at Milton Keynes. With a 7am Weigh In both Mathew Williams and Shaun Stocker had to be up bright and early. This was Shaun’s first competition and Mathew’s second so both...

Last week saw Bangor University hosting the World Para Powerlifting Coaching Course on behalf of Weightlifting Wales. This saw the Chair of World Powerlifting Jon Amos, delivering to 13 Coaches from across Wales and 2 guests from Scotland and England. Jon has been a great friend...