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Records Smashed At Commonwealth Championships

The Commonwealth Championships are currently taking place in Samoa and it’s been a fantastic competition for British athletes who have set 12 new British records.

Records Smashed At Commonwealth Championships

Emily Muskett claimed Gold in the women’s 76kg category setting two new British records with a Clean Jerk of 127kg and a total of 220kg.

Welsh lifter Catrin Jones secured a Gold medal in the women’s 55kg and an overall Bronze in the senior competition. Jones set two new British records with a Snatch of 77kg and a total of 173kg.  

Hannah Powell won Silver in the women’s 45kg setting two new British records with a Clean and Jerk of 84kg and a total of 148kg. 

15-year-old Josh Lynch took silver in the Youth event producing a snatch of 105kg and a clean and jerk of 135kg.

Michael Farmer also took silver in the junior 67kg category, with a PB and a British record of 146kg in the clean and jerk which secured his first international medal. Farmer recorded a total of 261kg which is also a British record in both the Under 20's and Under 23's. 

Commonwealth Games Gold medallist Gareth Evans set two new British records with a Clean and Jerk of 161kg and a total of 286kg to finish second in the men’s 67kg category.

A full list of results can be viewed here

Updated records are available here 

 

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