Weightlifting Ireland is delighted to announce that three athletes and two coaches have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships. This event will take place in Rovaniemi, Finland. Competition dates are between September, 24th – October, 3rd - 2021. This event provides a great opportunity for our country’s [...]
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Dates: 22nd & 23rd - AugustVenues: Spartan Weightlifting Club & CFI Weightlifting Club - Female (RESULTS) Male (RESULTS) - Firstly, congratulations and thanks to all the volunteers, referees, coaches who helped and most importantly the athletes who participated to make this event possible! As a result, we were able to train more officials, referees & [...]
Dates: 10th JulyVenues: Cork Weightlifting Club & Capital Strength Weightlifting Club - Female RESULTS Male RESULTS - Firstly, congratulations and thanks to all the volunteers, referees, coaches who helped and most importantly the athletes who participated to make this event possible! As a result, we were able to train more officials, referees & loaders to [...]
Dates: 21st May – 22nd MayVenue: Online - Flynn, Amy / (-55kg) : 52kg/68kg - 120kg (5th)Copeland, Rebecca / (-55kg) : 63kg/77kg - 140kg (2nd) 🥈 Hayes, Maria / (-59kg) : 47kg/58kg - 105kg (8th)Quigley, Marina / (-59kg) : 60kg/70kg - 130kg (4th) Crymble, Hannah / (-64kg) : 83kg/103kg - 186kg (2nd) 🥈Barry, Gillian / [...]
Dates: 24th May – 29th May Venue: Online - Stephanie Heeran (W50 / -59kg) : 50kg/64kg - 114kg (3rd) 🥉Gabrielle Byrne (W55 / -64kg) : 37kg/50kg - 87kg (4th)Phil Brown (W60 / -55kg) : 30kg/33kg - 63kg (4th) James Swan (M35 / -89kg) : 115kg/131kg - 246kg (9th)Claude (Ben) Kelly (M65 / -96kg) : 70kg/78kg [...]
Weightlifting Ireland have partnered with Galway Physio Clinic to put together the following "Return to Training - Guidelines" document & warm up/exercise video for all our members & clubs! With gyms about to reopen on June, 7th we wanted to offer as much support to our members - both athletes & coaches as they return [...]
1st International Virtual Women's Grand Prix - (2021) Weightlifting Ireland are excited to announce we have entered 15 female athletes into the 1st International Virtual Women's Grand Prix! Athletes from six different affiliated clubs across the country expressed interest. It was great to see so many female athletes express interest to compete from Ulster, Leinster [...]
Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme 2021 is now open for applications! Sports clubs operating within the administrative area of Dublin City Council and affiliated to a National Governing Body are invited to apply for financial assistance from the Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme (4-21 years of age). This is [...]
2021 Registered Competition Coach | Weightlifting Ireland We appreciate and understand that this is a difficult time for all coaches & athletes. Our priority is your safety and wellbeing. Weightlifting Ireland (WI) remains fully compliant with all Department of Health and HSE recommendations around Covid-19. Weightlifting Ireland is working closely with Sport Ireland and as soon as [...]
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 [...]