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The Weightlifting Wales performance team has recently selected lifters to compete in the Women's Grand Prix and Junior Battle. The Grand Prix event will be held in Tenerife, June. Our higher level athletes, which include lifters from our Welsh Squad have been selected for this tournament...

The Welsh contingent of Team GB provided fine performances at the European Weightlifting Championships held in Forde, Norway. Hannah Powell (48) finished in 12th position making a personal best on the clean and jerk of 86kg and a combined total of 152kg. Her first international competition...

Unfortunately our office telephone line is temporarily out of order. To contact the Weightlifting Wales office staff please use the email address: tiffany.brannan@weightliftingwales.co.uk...

We are pleased to announce that Weightlifting Wales has appointed Dr. Gary Mendoza from the Nutritional Academy, as our official nutritionist. Dr. Mendoza will be working closely with our Welsh Squad in the very near future and helping to improve nutrition education programmes. He has already carried out...

           The 2015 Welsh Open took place in the Sports Wales National Centre, Cardiff on the 4th and 5th of December. The competition is the biggest we have held so far with 73 athletes participating, which included the country's best up and coming weightlifters. The Open...

  Rising star Catrin Jones has been invited to attend the ‘Sporting Wales Rising Stars Awards’, following the relaunch of this award scheme in 2010 under the new sponsorship of Sporting Wales and Village Hotels and original sponsors Sport Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University (formerly UWIC). The...

Excellent results for Weightlifting Wales at the Commonwealth Championships in Pune, India. Representing Team Wales were Gwilym Parry, Sam Henderson, Phil Eaton, Stephanie Owens and Christie Williams. The first day of competition saw Sam (Junior 56kg) lifting in the first group, where he snatched 86kg and...

Commonwealth Games Wales have welcomed a decision made today (Wednesday 2 September 2015) for Durban, South Africa to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.  The announcement was made earlier this morning during the Commonwealth Games Federation's General Assembly held in Auckland. Durban, the sole candidate city, formally submitted...