International Competitions: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the international competition calendar remains uncertain. We ask you to keep an eye on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) websites for the most recent updates. We appreciate and understand that this is a difficult time for all athletes. Our priority is your safety [...]
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The Weightlifting Ireland Board are totally in agreement with the following statement recently published by the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) in relation to the recent events within the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). For more information please contact [email protected] read the full statement below: Statement from the European Weightlifting Federation The executive board of The European [...]
Dates: 23rd November – 31st December (6 weeks) Venue: Online - Male Results / (FINAL) Female Results / (FINAL) - Female [-55kg to -71kg] | (Video Results) Female [-76kg to 87kg+] | (Video Results) Male [-55kg to -81kg] | (Video Results) Male [-89kg to -109kg] | (Video Results) - The best lifters for the competition [...]
The Weightlifting Ireland Board have come together to prepare the following statement in relation to the recent events within the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Please read the full statement below: For more information please contact [email protected]
Weightlifting Ireland will be running a development squad session for Youth (U17), Junior (U20) and U23 athletes in the coming months. As we have been unable to run competitions for athletes in these age groups for more than half a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that some athletes may warrant inclusion in [...]
Date: October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020 Fit For All is a national initiative aimed at increasing awareness among people with disabilities, families/carers and disability services on the benefits of regular exercise, healthy lifestyles and opportunities to participate within the local community. Fit For All also aims to increase awareness and build the capacity of leisure & fitness [...]
Please see NEW "Return to Training Protocols (COVID-19)" for Weightlifting Ireland affiliated clubs and members. This document will be the template going forward with regular review. Read the full document here: https://weightliftingireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Back-to-Training-COVID-19-29th-June-Draft-2-.pdf "Returning to Volunteering Safely" document here: https://www.volunteer.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Returning-to-Volunteering-Safely.pdf All policies and produces can be found in the "Policies" section on our website here: https://weightliftingireland.com/policies/ [...]
Our Ranking list and Records for all age brackets and weight categories have been updated. Ranking List Records NEW IRISH MASTERS RECORDS: James Buggle (M45/-67kg) : Snatch 59kg Peter Carroll (M50/-73kg): Snatch 63kg, C&J 87kg & Total 150kg David Gorman (M35/-81kg): Snatch 88kg, C&J 117kg & Total 205kg Colm Brown (M60/-81kg): Snatch 44kg, C&J 48kg & [...]
Standards for the Weightlifting Ireland National Senior Championships, 2021 have been agreed by the Board of Weightlifting Ireland. ** Qualification period: February 3rd, 2020 to December 31st, 2020. / (excluding the National Senior Championships – 2020). ** ALL Totals have been increased by 2% from 2020 numbers. Entry Totals: https://weightliftingireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2021-QET-Nationals.pdf Terms & Conditions: Athletes must [...]
29th February, 2020 Venue: D12 Weightlifting Club - Male Results Female Results - The best lifters over the weekend were; Eithne Harte (-55kg/W35/Cork Weightlifting Club) : 62kg/80kg – 142kg (227.569 Sinclair-Meltzer-Faber) James Swan (-89kg/M35/Unattached) : 116kg/134kg – 250kg (320.393 Sinclair-Meltzer-Faber) - Congratulations and thanks to all the spectators, volunteers, loaders, referees, coaches and athletes who [...]