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Local & Regional competitions 2017

At a recent Board meeting, a new competition structure was decided for 2017 for local and regional competitions. The aim for this proposal is to increase the number of competitions available to Weightlifting Ireland members and to incentivise Weightlifting Ireland affiliated Clubs to organise competitions in their area. All competitions in 2017 will be run [...]

Local & Regional competitions 2017 2017-02-27T11:26:32+00:00

European Senior Championships 2017 – Announcement

European Senior Championships 2017  Weightlifting Ireland are delighted to announce the squad for the European Senior Championships 2017, which will be held in Split, Croatia April 2nd to April 8th. The team are: Women 48kg – Alexandria Craig 53kg – Eithne Harte 58kg – Hilary Riordan 63kg – Claire McGlynn 63kg – Aoife MacNeill Men [...]

European Senior Championships 2017 – Announcement 2017-02-22T20:11:01+00:00

WWC International Selection Policy

Event: 2015 Senior World Weightlifting Championships Date: 20th-28th November 2015 Location: Houston, USA 1. Overview This international selection policy has been created in line with Weightlifting Ireland’s aims of qualifying one male athlete & one female athlete for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Weightlifting Ireland will focus on gaining one male & one female quota [...]

WWC International Selection Policy 2016-12-05T14:45:31+00:00

International Selection Policy

Event: 2015 Celtic Nations Date: 31st October 2015 Location: Ireland, Venue tbc 1. Overview This international selection policy has been created in line with Weightlifting Ireland’s aims to continue to compete in the Celtic Nations since it re-emerged in 2013. 2. Eligibility To be considered for selection for the 2015 Senior World Weightlifting Championships, athletes [...]

International Selection Policy 2016-12-05T14:45:31+00:00

Cathal Byrd takes National Record

Competing on Tuesday in the 77kg 'B' Group, Capital Strength's Cathal Byrd had a great performance at the European Senior Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia. In the Snatch he finished with 115kg - a little less than he would have liked - but in the Clean & Jerk he went 3/3 making 150kg on his opener; [...]

Cathal Byrd takes National Record 2016-10-03T13:12:51+00:00