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St Mary’s to Host British Weightlifting Championships

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St Mary's University, Twickenham is delighted to host the 2021 Weightlifting British Championships on 26th June.

Classed as a Tier 1 event the results from the competition can be used for rankings and qualification to future national events, and the winners from each category will be crowned ‘2021 British Champion’. The event can be used to set records and is a qualifier for the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

The competition has been setup with Covid-19 protocols in place to keep participants safe. Given the Covid restrictions, spectators will not be able to attend, however British Weightlifting will be live streaming the event.

Head of Sport Andrew Reid-Smith said: “We are delighted to continue the proud history of St Mary’s being a recognised venue for elite sport. We hope this can provide some inspiration to our own student athletes particularly those involved in strength and conditioning programmes.”

To find out more about the event, visit the British Weight Lifting website.

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