Weight Lifting News

European Games 2023 - List of Sports Agreed

September 14, 2020
EOC, Krakow-Małopolska agree on preliminary list of sports for European Games The European Olympic Committees (EOC) this weekend welcomed a delegation from Poland to the CONI headquarters in Rome for discussions on the 3rd edition of the European Games (EG), which are scheduled to take place in Krakow-Małopolska in summer 2023. The meeting was led […]

Visit from the European Weightlifting Federation

February 16, 2015
The Olympic Council of Ireland recently had a visit from the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) at their headquarters in Dublin. In attendance were Dr Antonio Urso, President of EWF, Marino Ercolani Casadei, Treasurer EWF, Colin Buckley Executive Board Member EWF along with the President of Weightlifting Ireland John McDaid. Pat Hickey President OCI and Kevin […]

First European Medal for Weightlifting Ireland

September 30, 2013
EWF European Junior Championships , Estionia . Clarence Kennedy for Tralee bringing home European Bronze in the 94kg Class . A total of 4 Athletes from Ireland competed in different classes. Each athlete created a new European PB.    

Introduction to Weightlifting

January 1, 2010
A sport about technique every bit as it is about pure strength. Weightlifting has been around as long as competition itself. The sport of weightlifting is about lifting a barbell from the ground to above the head in two distinct movements: From the ground to under the chin (resting on the shoulder blades) and then to above the head. For contact details of Irish Amateur Weightlifting Association plesase click on Full story
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