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Live stream announced for Para Powerlifting World Cup

Live stream announced for Para Powerlifting World Cup

With just one month to go until the world’s finest para powerlifters return to Manchester, British Weight Lifting is delighted to announce that every session of the event will be live streamed on the British Weight Lifting Facebook page.

Due to current restrictions and to protect the health and safety of everyone involved, the event is taking place behind closed doors, but the live stream means fans will be able to cheer on the Great Britain team from home as they compete for crucial ranking places ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Marking the start of the one-month countdown, organisers have also today revealed the competition schedule for the event, which is taking place at Wythenshawe Forum from Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 March.

For a reminder of the 13 Great Britain athletes who have been selected for the event, click here.

Thursday 25 March

  • Women’s up to 41 kg
  • Women’s up to 45 kg
  • Women’s up to 50 kg
  • Women’s up to 55 kg
  • Men’s up to 49 kg
  • Men’s up to 54 kg

GB athletes in this session: Zoe Newson, Olivia Broome, Charlotte McGuiness, Ali Jawad, Tom Smith

Friday 26 March

  • Women’s up to 61 kg
  • Women’s up to 67 kg
  • Men’s up to 59 kg
  • Men’s up to 65 kg
  • Men’s up to 72 kg

GB athletes in this session: Kim Dean, Rebecca Bedford, Sean Clare and Mark Swan, Nathaniel Wilding and Micky Yule

Saturday 27 March

  • Women’s up to 73 kg
  • Women’s up to 79 kg
  • Men’s up to 80 kg
  • Men’s up to 88 kg
  • Men’s up to 97 kg

 

Sunday 28 March

Women’s up to 86 kg

Women’s over 86 kg

Men’s up to 107 kg

Men’s over 107 kg

Mixed team event

GB athletes in this session: Louise Sugden and Liam McGarry

Victory ceremonies will take place after each event.

The competition schedule may be subject to change and session times will be confirmed closer to the event.  Keep an eye on the event page and British Weight Lifting social media for changes to the schedule.

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