BRITISH WEIGHT LIFTING
British Weight Lifting (BWL) is the National Governing Body for Olympic Weight Lifting and Paralympic Powerlifting in Great Britain.
Established initially as the British Amateur Weight Lifters’ Association (BAWLA) in 1910, British Weight Lifting is responsible for developing participation and performance across Olympic Weight Lifting and IPC Powerlifting in Great Britain.
A respected and established Olympic Sport with a host of European and Commonwealth medallists across various weight divisions and disciplines, including Zoe Smith, Sarah Davies, Louise Sugden, Gareth Evans, Jack Oliver and Ali Jawad. British Weight Lifting’s audience is expanding rapidly in the buildup to the Tokyo Olympic Games due to their recent success in this year’s Commonwealth Games and recent partnerships with the likes of Coco Fuzion 100, Kukri, Eleiko and SportsCover, helping British Weight Lifting to reinvest in the sport from grassroots to elite competition level. The recent Commonwealth Games was British Weight Lifting’s most successful games for over 20 years, with 11 athletes from the home nations securing medals
Some of the Team
- #ThrowbackThursday Sarah Davies set a new British snatch record by lifting 101kg in the Women’s 64kg competition at… https://t.co/YVOpfuI0w6 13 August 2020 at 3:00 PM
- We are going back to basics with Lockdown Lift Off Round 5 by bringing back the snatch and c&j. Plus we have introd… https://t.co/Sd3hwDXLdM 13 August 2020 at 1:02 PM
- ⬇️🏋️ Results for Lockdown Lift Off Round 4 are now live on the website. The latest test challenged lifters across t… https://t.co/zPoRNienZ8 13 August 2020 at 10:30 AM