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Results are now live for the Virtual England Weightlifting Championships. Taking place in February 2021, the competition was British Weight Lifting’s largest online event to date attracting a record-breaking 200 entries.

Virtual England Championship Results

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This competition is now closed.

The England Championships will run as a virtual competition, using the same system as the BWL Winter Open and the British Open Series.  The competition will be open to all BWL members with a postal address in England. 

Classed as a Tier 2 event the results from the competition can be used for rankings and qualification to future national events, and the winners of each age group and category will be crowned ‘2021 England Championships Champion’.

Entries

  • In a change from previous national level events there are no qualification requirements for the England Championships.
  • You need to be a current member of British Weight Lifting with a postal address in England (determined by your membership profile).
  • There is no cap on entry numbers.
  • Entries will be processed through the virtual competition hub.
  • Entries will cost £15.00.
  • To enter you will need to film yourself making three attempts at the snatch and clean & jerk and upload them to the competition webpage. We encourage lifters to ensure they use all three attempts to avoid missing out on a total due to a ‘no-lift’ for a single upload. 
  • Please make sure that your competition entries are timestamped between midday on Monday 8 February and midday Monday 15 February.
  • Please note that as a Tier 2 competition, singlets must be worn. A tight t-shirt and leggings may be worn underneath. 
  • The Virtual England Championships webpage has a full guide to your video submission including weigh in, camera position and equipment. Please take the time to watch these videos to ensure your entry meets the requirements.
  • Find rules and regulations in the TCRRs and virtual TCRRs. 

Enter here

Key dates

  • Entries will open at 1200 midday on Monday 08 February
  • Entries will close as 1200 midday on Monday 16 February
  • Results will be published on Monday 1 March

 

Age Groups and results

The Virtual England Championships will recognise every age group in the BWL TCRR;

Development (U10)           Aged 10 or below on 31 December 2021

Development (U12)           Aged 11 or 12 on 31 December 2021

Youth (U15)                         Aged 13 to 15 on 31 December 2021

Youth (U17)                         Aged 16 or 17 on 31 December 2021

Junior (U20)                      Aged 18 to 20 on 31 December 2021

Under 23                            Aged 21 to 23 on 31 December 2021

Senior                                Aged 24 to 34 on 31 December 2021

Masters*                             Aged 35 or above on 31 December 2021

*Masters age groups will be in 5-year increments (35-39, 40-44, 45-49 etc up to 80+)

The top three ranked lifters in each age group and bodyweight category will be crowned ‘2021 England Open Champion’.  Placings will be determined according to Total for all age groups except Development, which will be scored using technique points. The winners of each age group will receive a medal.

Find all details in the TCRRs and Virtual TCRRs. Contact British Weight Lifting by emailing competitions@britishweightlifting.org or call 01132 249 402 if you have any questions.

Follow these how-to videos to ensure your entry meets the necessary requirements for virtual competitions: 

Please note the time between your lifts should follow the normal competition timings, which means 2 minutes between lifts as you'll be making consecutive attempts.

However, we are making an allowance for the fact you also have to load your own bar so will allow a reasonable amount of extra time between attempts.

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