Weightlifting is one of the oldest competitive sports, being one of the seven sports that made up the programme of the 1st modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Weight Lifting is open to men and women, and is both an Olympic and Paralympic sport. Weight Lifting is a sport that requires strength and stamina but also speed and explosive movement.
For further information on how to get involved in Weight Lifting, visit British Weight Lifting
You can use British Weight Lifting's Club Finder
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