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British Weight Lifting is delighted to bring you further details for its 2022 flagship competition, the British Championships which will take place between 29 – 30 January.

Senior British Senior Championships 2022 Results - Women's

Senior British Championships 2022 Results - Men's

British Masters Championship Results 2022

British Para Powerlifting Championships Results 2022

British Championships 2022

Join us as we celebrate a return to weightlifting and para powerlifting competitions after the COVID-19 pandemic. Cheer on lifters as they go head-to-head for the British Championship titles and celebrate the sport at its dramatic and breath-taking best.

Following a fantastic summer of sport for weightlifting and para powerlifting, hundreds of people are expected to turn out to enjoy the annual British Weight Lifting Championships at its new home - Derby Arena. Opening in 2015, the arena is a modern venue, with plenty of space to host British Weight Lifting. Located just off the M1 it is easily accessible for all our lifters and spectators.

The event will feature three different competitions to create an unforgettable weekend of strength and power:

  • The British Weight Lifting Senior Championships
  • The British Weight Lifting Masters Championships
  • The British Weight Lifting Para Powerlifting Championships

The Championships will act as a key qualifying competition for Home Nation weightlifters wanting to compete at the Commonwealth Games in July 2022. Taking place on home soil in Birmingham, the 2022 Games will deliver the largest fully integrated para-sport programme for any Commonwealth Games. This makes it more attractive than ever for Home Nations athletes to want to secure a place on the platform.

Schedule

The schedules for the British Championships are available to view here:

British Masters Championships 2022 schedule

British Para Powerlifting Championships 2022 schedule

British Senior Championships 2022 schedule

Start List (updated 26/01/22)

The start lists for the British Championships are available to view here:

British Masters Championships 2022 start list

British Para Powerlifting Championships 2022 start list

British Senior Championships 2022 start list

Please note that the start list and schedules are subject to change. Although the days of people lifting will not alter, the times of lifting may be be updated. 

Spectator Tickets

Online Advance Tickets (On sale between 1 January - 28 January 2021)

Type of Ticket Online Advance Daily Online Advance Weekend
Member £25 £45
Non-member £28 £51
Concession* £20 £35
Family (2+2) £80 £155

*Please note a concession is someone who is 65+ or under 16 years of age.  Photographic ID to prove age may be required.

If purchasing a daily ticket you can use it for either Saturday or Sunday and do not need to specify in advance.

Purchase your tickets here

On the Door Tickets (On sale between 29 - 30 January 2021)

Type of Ticket On the Door Daily On the Door Weekend
Member £27 £50
Non-member £30 £56
Concession* £22 £40
Family (2+2) £82 £160

*Please note a concession is someone who is 65+ or under 16 years of age.  Photographic ID to prove age may be required.

If purchasing a daily ticket you can use it for either Saturday or Sunday and do not need to specify in advance.

Purchase your tickets here

British Weight Lifting kindly ask that everyone attending the event adhere to the following guidelines to ensure the event is as safe as possible for all involved. 

  • We recommend that all attendees complete a Lateral Flow Test (LFT) within 24 hours of the competition
  • If LFT is positive, the individual must immediately self-isolate as per Government guidelines
  • Do not attend if displaying any symptoms
  • Keeping distance between yourself and people you wouldn’t normally come into contact with
  • Regularly wash/sanitise your hands
  • We recommend that face coverings should be worn when moving around the venue

Guidelines are subject to change following Government advice so please check back regularly on the run up to the competition.

 

You will be able to park at Derby Arena for £3 per day on Saturday .

 

There are a variety of alternative car parks nearby, including:

  • Travelodge - Derby Pride Park

 

£6 for all-day parking

5-10 minute walk to Derby Arena

  • Holiday Inn Express - Derby Pride Park

 

£4.50 for 6hrs parking

10-15 minute walk to Derby Arena

  • Green Parking (Hudson Way)

 

£5 for all day parking

10-15 minute walk to Derby Arena

  • NPC Liversage Street

 

£5 for all-day parking

10-15 minute walk to Derby Arena

  • Derby Conference Centre

 

Please also note that there will be a Derby County Football match taking place on Sunday 30 January at 13:30. There will be a heavier footfall of people and traffic than usual between 12pm & 2pm. Please allow extra time when travelling to the venue. Parking attendants will be on hand to support visitors and signpost to overflow carparks if necessary. 

 

Live Stream

We are pleased to announce that a live stream will be available at this competition, provided by Joymo

Click here to purchase live stream tickets

 

Eligibility - Seniors

Entry to the British Championships will be by invitation only and lifters will be selected based on the following criteria:

From each weight category there will be:

  • 1 x English nomination
  • 1 x Northern Ireland nomination
  • 1 x Scottish nomination
  • 1 x Welsh nomination
  • The next 5 highest ranked lifters in UK will be invited – as of 13 December 2021
  • 3 wildcard places will be offered – criteria to be determined.

This system will not only offer the Home Nations lifters the best opportunity to qualify for the Commonwealth games, but also offers the highest ranked lifters the opportunity to compete for the British Championship titles.

Eligibility – Masters 

British Weight Lifting are delighted to announce that qualifying standard for the British Masters remain the same as the 2020 qualifying standards which can be found here. These can be achieved at either an in person event or through the virtual British Open Series.

Entries for the British Masters Championships 2022 will open on Wednesday 1 December and close on Wednesday 22 December. 

Eligibility – Para Powerlifting

There are no qualifying standards for the Para Powerlifting championships.

Entries for the British Para Powerlifting Championships 2022 will open on Wednesday 1 December and close on Wednesday 22 December. 

Any other questions or queries

If you have any further questions or queries please contact British Weight Lifting by emailing competitions@britishweightlifting.org or call 01132 249 402.

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