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The best of the British Age Group Championships 2022

Congratulations to all the lifters who competed at the British Age Group Championships between 12-13 November 2022. We had over 180 youth lifters ranging from under ten up to under twenty three and it was great to see so many medals awarded over the two days.

The best of the British Age Group Championships 2022

The new location, the John Charles Centre for Sport based in Leeds was a fantastic venue and received lots of great feedback from lifters and spectators.

During the course of the weekend of huge number of British Records were broken.

Julia Walsea broke records in the snatch, clean and jerk and total in the girls under 15 40kg category. Julia’s best lift in the snatch was 34kg, her best lift in the clean and jerk was 44kg, giving her a total of 78kg.

Phoebe Davies competed in the girls under 15 55kg category with a best lift of 64kg in the snatch, 75kg in the clean and jerk, giving her a total of 139kg and three new British records.

Annabelle Petit broke three new British records in the girls under 15 59kg category. Her best lift was 61kg in the snatch, 78kg in the clean and jerk, giving her a total of 139kg.

Josie Griffiths competed in the girls under 20 64kg category and also broke records in the snatch, clean and jerk and for her total. In the snatch her best lift was 81kg, in the clean and jerk her best lift was 96kg, giving her a total of 177kg.

Isabella Brown broke three new British records in the girls under 20 76kg category. In the snatch her best lift was 86kg, in the clean and jerk her best lift was 101kg, giving her a total of 190kg.

Emily Sweeney competed in the girls under 20 87kg category. Her best lift was 90kg in the snatch, and 110kg in the clean and jerk, giving her a total of 200kg and three new British records.

Harrison McGrogan competed in the boys under 15 49kg category and secured three new British records. His best lift was 60kg in the snatch, 80kg in the clean and jerk, giving him a total of 140kg.

Silver Ee broke two new records in the boys under 17 67kg category. In the clean and jerk his best lift was 126kg, giving him a record total of 226kg.

Angus Robertson competed in the boys under 15 89kg category. His best snatch was 93kg his best clean and jerk was 120kg, giving him a total of 213kg and three British records.

Frankie Williams broke a snatch British record in the boys under 17 89kg category. His best snatch was 123kg.

Finally, Yeguen Ji competed in the boys under 23 61kg category securing two British records for his best snatch of 93kg and his total of 215kg.

British Weight Lifting would like to say a big thank you to everyone who made the British Age Group Championships such a success.

Thank you to the loaders, Technical Officials and volunteers who gave up their time to adjudicate the lifts, be a speaker, load the bar and help make the event run smoothly.

Finally, thank you to the athletes, coaches and supporters for creating such a fantastic atmosphere, competing and cheering each other on.

 

Click here for the full results from the weekend

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