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  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...

  In conjunction with the European week of sport, Weightlifting Wales' academies are offering a FREE introduction to Olympic Weightlifting between 7th and 13th of September. Learn the fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting. Everyone welcome. This is your chance to try something new and it's completely free! Academies: Bangor Sport...

The 2015 British Juniors and U23 Championships took place in Crystal Palace, London on the 15th of August. The competition included some of the best weightlifters across the country, including previous Commonwealth Games athletes as well as some of the country's best up and coming...

  Weightlifting Wales has selected 6 athletes to represent their Nation in the Commonwealth Championships, to be held in Pune, India 11th October. The team consists of Gareth Evans, Phil Eaton, Gwilym Sion Parri, Sam Henderson, Stephanie Owens and Christie Williams. Gareth is no stranger to International...

UKAD Finding   Andrew Riddiford Banned Following Anti-Doping Rule Violation Barry Eaton, Chair of Weightlifting Wales; This positive test was found against an individual who has not been and is not part of Weightlifting Wales’ programmes funded or otherwise, and it is testimony to the process that is in...