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European Masters Championships – 2020

Venue: Den Helder, The Netherlands

Date: 10th of November –  3th of December, 2020

** Athletes must hit qualifying standards shown here in order to compete : https://weightliftingireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/European-Masters-2020-QT.pdf

We strongly advise you to complete your entry as soon as possible because entries will be closed early if a quota of 1,000 is reached. A second reason is that if your entry was returned for any unforeseen circumstance there would be ample time to have it corrected and resubmitted. Please see details above and contact [email protected] for further details.

“The decision has been made to open registration again from 15th of August to 15th of September and extend the qualification period until 15th of September 2020. The extension of the qualifying period permits all European Masters athletes to be within the 2021 WMG qualifying period.” – European Masters Chairman Bill Barton


Dawn Scott (W35/-55kg)

Eithne Harte (M35/-55kg)

Claire McLarnon (W40/87kg+)

Stephanie Heeran (W50/-64kg)

Billy Caball (M75/-67kg)

**list of current athletes entered.

(International Level Competition)

About the Masters Championship

Due to the Global Pandemic, it has been decided that the European Masters Championships will be competed virtually for 2020. This is to allow the athletes to provide the standard number of Lifts on video and upload to the website to be judged by the standard number of referees as per European Championship. The IWF and IWF Masters rules will be applied with minor deviations to accommodate this kind of event.

*Change requests and team entry as well as entry fee payments can be made until November 7th, 2020 (Saturday).

Each athlete will receive an access code by email given in the registration system to submit the videos as per rules accordingly.

European masters online virtual championship website: www.masterswlchampionship.com dates of video submission per age groups:

  • From November 10th to 17th – Age Groups: M80, M75, M70, W70, W65 & W60.
  • From November 18th to 25th – Age Groups: M65, M60, M55, M50, W55 & W50.
  • From November 26th to December 3rd – Age Groups: M45, M40, M35, W45, W40 & W35.

See the full Women and Men’s start lists below:

For more information regarding rules and demonstrations please use the link below:


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