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Commonwealth Games Team - Gold Coast 2018

The IWF Commonwealth Ranking List is below.

IWF Commonwealth Ranking List as at 18 December 2021


Below are the Commonwealth rankings (top-25 per category, and
one-lifter-per-nation per category) for the calendar year 2021. Please
note that this is **NOT** the IWF Commonwealth Ranking list, which will
be used by the CGF as a selection mechanism for the Birmingham
Commonwealth Games. It is simply the Commonwealth Weightlifting
Federation's usual annual listing.

2021 Commonwealth Rankings Only Male and Female




Commonwealth Games - Birmingham 2022

Please find below the final draft of the selction criteria for the games in 2022

The Commonwealth Games are for our very top lifters from clubs and indivdiuals to have the chance to compete for Scotland at the highest level at our biggest multi sports competitions and events.

The qualification standards must be met for inclusion to the team and in due course we will publish the IWF approved events, dates and countries that qualification can take place.


The PDF below also gives information about selection to future Commonwealth Games Squads and getting onto the Scottish Ranking List.

Weightlifting Athlete Allocation System

Please Click here for a shortened version PDF of the selection criteria for lifters aiming for the Commonwealth Games

Please click here to download the selection Criteria




Considerations to make before returning to training.

Below is a document WLS have put together for you to use for your guidance at your training venue.

WLS Guidance For Return To Training



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