What is Lift Britain?
Lift Britain is a chance to win £500 cash and become part of a UK wide community of weight lifters, Crossfitters, Gym- Goers.
If you Snatch or Clean and Jerk then Lift Britain was made for you. Through the new APP Lift Britain will connect thousands of weight lifters of all levels from across the UK. Its your chance to show what you can do!
Run by the National Governing Body for Olympic lifting, British Weight Lifting, Lift Britain will culminate in a competitive LIVE FINAL (in May in Birmingham). The finals will be like no weight lifting competition you’ve seen before with head-to-head lifting battles to crown the 2018 Lift Britain Champion and take home £500 in cash!
But… its not all about the elite!
Whatever your level and whatever you lift, if you want to improve then Lift Britain is the network for you as it is the only National Rankings App where you can compare your lifting performance against everyone, from weight lifting clubs, to gyms, to garage lifters. Everyone can enter!
Download the Lift Britain app now! Available on Google Play and Apple App Store. App download includes competition registration and one year BWL supporters membership.
Click here to download on IOS
Click here to download on Andriod
Lift Britain Timeline
15th November 2017 : Registration opens!
Athletes will download the Lift Britain app and register their details. During the registration process, athletes will enter one of four weight categories, the athlete will then remain in this category for live final.
Registration price: £14.99 (App download)
15th January 2018 : Video submission and score entries open!
Athletes will have until the 13th April to enter their scores.
Athletes will have to submit 2 separate scores, a 1 rep max snatch and a 1 rep max clean and jerk – both scores will be accompanied with a video.
13th April – 20th April 2018: Athlete score validation process.
Some athletes may be contacted in this period and be asked to re-submit scores/videos within this 7 day timeframe.
23rd April 2018 : Finalists announced!
Finalists will be announced for the live final of Lift Britain.
11th – 13th May 2018 : Lift Britain Live Final!
Athletes will remain in their registration weight category.
Live Finals will be held in Birmingham.
Athletes will only compete on one day. The day will depend on their weight category.
The Lift Britain Live Finals will be a weightlifting competition of both snatch and clean and jerk.
The event will have full Weightlifting rules including technical officials and lifting standards and have 3 lifting attempts for each lift.
The winner of each bodyweight category will win £500!!
Super Heavyweight (94.01kg+)
Athletes will submit the scores on the Lift Britain app in kilograms. When submitting the scores, you will be asked to upload a video. All scores must be submitted by midnight April 13th.
Click here for lifting rules for video submission
Videos must contain one lift attempt only, there will be 6 minute time limit for the video.
The athlete and bar must be must be in clear view during the entire lift.
After the lift, the athlete must clearly show to the camera: the weight of the barbell, the weight of each plate on the bar and their body weight on scales.
After the lift the athlete must also clearly state their name and Lift Britain body weight category.
Videos can be uploaded straight from a mobile phone, no YouTube links will be accepted.
App download and registration – £14.99
Live Final – More info coming soon…