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Power & Glory - British Weight Lifting Championships

It’s the event which promises an unforgettable weekend of strength and power and the chance to see Tokyo hopefuls ahead of this summer’s Olympic games.

Power & Glory - British Weight Lifting Championships

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out to enjoy the annual British Weight Lifting Championships at its new home - Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena.

Fans can expect two days of top competition featuring some of the UK’s elite weightlifters on Saturday 27 June and Sunday 28 June, 2020.

Top names already confirmed to take part in this year’s event include current British Internationals and reigning champions Fraer Morrow (Doncaster); Kelly Jo Robson (Middlesbrough), Owen Boxall (London) and Edmon Avetisyan (Bristol). National champions will also be in attendance from all the Home Countries including Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gareth Evans. 

Ashley Metcalfe, Chief Executive of organisers British Weight Lifting, the Governing Body, said: “This is an amazing opportunity for weightlifting fans to see the best of the best, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics which we hope will be an unforgettable summer of sport.

We hope as many people as possible will come out and support this fantastic event of ultimate strength and power”.

The event will see lifters go head to head for titles in three categories of competition:

  • The British Weight Lifting Senior Championships will feature the highest placed lifters on the British Weight Lifting ranking lists including previous Commonwealth champions and Tokyo hopefuls.
  • The British Weight Lifting Masters Championships will feature the older age group category for weightlifting
  • The British Weight Lifting Para Powerlifting Championships will feature premier para powerlifting athletes.

OUTLINE COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Saturday 27 June

  • Men’s Seniors: 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 109kg, +109kg
  • Women’s Seniors: 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 87kg +87kg
  • Para-Powerlifting Men’s: up to 72kg, +72kg
  • Para-Powerlifting Women’s: up to 61kg, +61kg   
  • Men’s Masters: Age Groups 1, 2 (35-44)
  • Women’s Masters: Age Groups 1, 2 (35-44)

Sunday 28 June

  • Men’s Seniors: 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 102kg
  • Women’s Seniors: 45kg, 49kg, 76kg, 81kg
  • Men’s Masters: Age Groups 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (from 45)
  • Women’s Masters: Age Groups 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (from 45)

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