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Commonwealth Games Team - Gold Coast 2018

1st Virtual 17th International Women Weightlifting Grand Prix

Scheduled May 20th -23th 2021 at Düdelingen/Dudelange – Luxembourg was cancelled.

It has been decided to host a virtual Women Grand Prix:

Competitors will execute three competition attempts each at their local training gym and send in video footage of all attempts and a filled out competition protocol which will be provided by us. National Records are only able to be recognized by National Weightlifting Federations if the competition protocol is signed by three approved judges. Competitors have to register before April 29th 2021.

Awards and certificates will be mailed to participating Federations and Clubs in early June 2021.

Please click on the link below if you want more information on this competition.

Competition details and how to pay Etc. Click Here

Please note: If you have any queries or questions you will need to contact the competition organiser Konrad Hogg, this is not a WLS or BWL run competition.





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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