As the UK's recognised Governing Body for weight lifting, British Weight Lifting aim to inspire a nation of weight lifters through exceptional leadership and expertise.
Responsible for the growth and success of weight lifting at every level, British Weight Lifing support a network of weight lifting bodies, clubs and gyms across the UK, as well as the thousands of people actively involved in Olympic and Paralympic weight lifting disciplines.
British Weight Lifting strive to deliver exceptional training programmes, educational structures and competitions that create opportunities for people to participate and excel in our sport. Whether you’re an aspiring weightlifter at your local club or an elite athlete competing on the international stage, we are here to help you fulfil your potential.
To revolutionise the way the nation engages in weight lifting, bearing and training activities by creating opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate. We believe that we can play an important role in making weight lifting a part of everyday, and a mean to tackle national inactivity. In doing so, we believe we can help create a healthier, happier and stronger nation.
Our 2016 to 2021 strategy outlines how we aim to achieve these goal; our objectives are to:
Increase national participation in weight lifting, bearing and training activities
Promote inclusivity and diversity to create opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get involved in the sport
Become global leader in weightlifting, on and off the platform
Maximise investment and partnerships to drive the growth of the sport
Click here to visit the official British Weight Lifting website