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The British Weight Lifting and Para Powerlifting Championships 2018 Results

British records were broken, new personal bests were achieved, and British Champions were crowned. Here’s a round up of all the action from this weekend’s competition:

The British Weight Lifting and Para Powerlifting Championships 2018 Results

Saturday 7th July 2018- Day 1

The opening session of day 1 was the Women’s 48kg and 53kg class which saw Samantha Franklin and Aurelia Liu claim Gold.

Session 2 saw Chris Murray secure Gold in the Men’s 77kg class and Commonwealth Silver medallist Sarah Davies walk away with Gold in the women’s 63kg class with a total of 197. In the Men’s 85kg Guy Michel Tchuissi secured Gold.

Tayla Howe secured Gold with a total of 198kg in the Women’s 75kg class, Mercy Brown walked away with Gold in the Women’s 90kg class.

Commonwealth Games Bronze medallist Emily Campbell finished with a total of 240kg to secure Gold in the Women’s 90+ category.

The final session of the day saw Edmon Avetisyan finish with a total of 290kg to win Gold in the Men’s 94kg class and Saun Trebillcock secured Gold in the Men’s 105kg category.

Sunday 8th July – Day 2

Day 2 started with the British Para Powerlifting Championships. The first session saw Nathaniel Wilding crowned British Champion in the Men’s under 72kg class with a 166kg best result. 

In the women’s under 61kg after 3 successful lifts Olivia Broome walked away with the Gold medal finishing at 84kg.

Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist Louise Sugden secured Gold in the Women’s over 61kg category with three successful lifts and a best result of 109kg. Nerys Pearce secured Silver with a best result of 80kg and Alfie Wright won Bronze with a best result of 75kg.

The final group in the Para Powerlifting Championships was the Men’s over 72kg category and saw Micky Yule become British Champion with three successful lifts and a best result of 183kg.

The final session of the day saw Olivia Blatch finish with a total of 176 in the  Women’s 58kg class to secure Gold, in the Men’s 62kg class Jaswant Shergill won Gold with a total of 236kg and in the Men’s 69kg class Christopher Freebury finished with a total of 260kg to be crowned British Champion.

The top club points were achieved by Atlas Gym in the British Seniors and Help For Heroes in the Para Powerlifting Championships. 

Full results below:

British Weight Lifting Championships 2018

British Para Powerlifting Championships 2018 

Club Points 

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