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British Medal Success at Virtual World Master’s Champs

British Weightlifters performed magnificently at the 2021 World Masters Online Virtual Weightlifting Championship winning a fantastic haul of medals at the competition which was held as a real-time event between 24-29 May 2021.

There was a fantastic range of athletes representing Great Britain in the various categories including past Commonwealth Games Athletes, British Champions, Technical Officials and veterans of the sport.

British Medal Success at Virtual World Master’s Champs

Images clockwise: IWF World Masters Logo, Rebekah Thompson (NI), Faye Pittman (WAL) and Saun Trebillcock (ENG). All taken pre-event.

Saun Trebillcock, Jo Mcmanus and Suzy Trebillcock all won Gold in their respective categories.

Welsh Gold Coast 2018 Competitor Faye Pittman was also a winner and there was first place celebrations for Tony Brooks and Lynette Murad too.

Other British lifters to taste silverware success as runners-up included Lou Herron, Sue Renwick, Paul Lynas, Hamid Mosavi and Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games athlete Rebekah Thompson.

Rounding out the final step of the podium was Amy Speed-Andrews, Josephine McEwan and Mihai Bagutiu  who won Bronze in their respective categories.

Further down the fields there were also some strong notable Top Five performances from Susannah Perez, Joanne Gilham Trish Pettit, Aaron Holt, Lee Page, and Cristelle Fox.

The rest of the British contingent was made up of Sarah Dawes-Clark, Elaine Simms, John McEwan, Georgina Williams, Jon Towell, Kelly Friel, John Keenan, Nicola Grant and Lynne Desborough.

British Weight Lifting would like to congratulate all of the athletes on their success.

Full results from the event are available to view on the 2021 World Masters Online Virtual Weightlifting Championships website here

All of the British results will be uploaded to the BWL Sport 80 Rankings. 

The next domestic BWL online Master's competition is the Virtual British Championships which will run form 30 June – 7 July 2021. You can find out more information about the event here



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