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
- Congratulations to @Catrin_jones who has won Bronze at The FISU World University Weightlifting Championships curren… https://t.co/yvktFsjeGv 20 September 2018 at 6:39 PM
- We've had a fantastic response to our #BWLPowerHour taking place on National Fitness Day, for further information a… https://t.co/MQgwfuowxl 20 September 2018 at 1:28 PM
- The FISU World University Weightlifting Championships get underway in Poland today with Jenny Tong and Catrin Jones… https://t.co/kYMoo0Hlci 20 September 2018 at 9:29 AM