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European Training Camp & Scientific Seminar Team Announcement

We are delighted to receive an invite from the European Weightlifting Federation to attend this years EWF Training Camp & Scientific Seminar. The event takes place between 24-29 August 2019 at the Ventspils Olympic Centre in Latvia. BWL have chosen four promising Youth lifters and two Youth team coaches to collaborate, learn and make the most opportunity to train with lifters and coaches from some of Europe’s top nations.

European Training Camp & Scientific Seminar Team Announcement


World Youth lifters Drew Burns, Jacob Finnigan and Taliyah Homewood will be accompanied by Emily Sweeney who impressed at the recent European Youth trials achieving the Commonwealth Pathway standard. The team will be led by GB Youth Coach Rhodri Thomas and Christie-Marie Williams.

Stuart Martin, BWL Talent Pathway Manager commented “It is fantastic for us to be able to provide these opportunities to young lifters and testament to the work and effort going into growing youth weightlifting across Great Britain at the moment.  Young lifters are constantly progressing and driving up the standard of competition every month, long may the good work of clubs and coaches around the country continue.

Thank you also to Sport England, UK Sport and the home nation organisations who support these opportunities for our emerging talent.”


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