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13 September 2023

British Weightlifting Age Group Championships Recap

The John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds bore witness to a remarkable display of talent and dedication at the British Weightlifting Age Group Championships. Spanning multiple categories, including U10, U15, U17, U20, and U23, this prestigious event showcased the prowess of young weightlifters from across the nation. Among the standout participants, we extend our hearty congratulations to the 22 athletes hailing from Wales who competed with determination.

These young Welsh weightlifters truly left their mark on the championships. Several of them reaching the top of the podium. Their performances were nothing short of exceptional, demonstrating their unwavering commitment to their sport and their endless hours of training.

Notably, Weightlifting Wales would like to extend their congratulations to the Welsh contingent shattered several Welsh and British records:

Milly Woodyatt

Molly Greenwood

Ella Beard

Luke Fletcher

Jorgie Hughes-Lynch

Llewellyn Waits

Cian Mcgee

Thomas Duggan

Edward Gibson

These record-breaking feats not only reflect the remarkable talent of these young athletes but also signal a promising future for the sport of weightlifting in Wales. It is evident that the dedication and hard work put in by both the athletes and their coaches have paid off!

As we look ahead, the future of Weightlifting Wales appears brighter than ever. The depth of talent and the hunger for success displayed by these athletes bode well for the continued growth and success of weightlifting in Wales. We have every confidence that these young athletes will go on to achieve even greater heights in their weightlifting journeys.

In closing, we extend our warmest wishes to all the athletes from Wales who competed in the British Weightlifting Age Group Championships. Your dedication, passion, and achievements have not only made your nation proud but have also inspired many others to take up the sport. May you all continue to pursue your dreams with the same fervour and determination, knowing that the weightlifting community stands behind you as you embark on your future endeavours. Congratulations once again, and may your success be everlasting.

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