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Manitoba athlete Rienna Skelton won the silver medal in the 64kg weight category at the 2019 Canadian Junior Championships.  She lifted 82kg in the snatch and 100kg in the clean and jerk, ranking 3rd place overall (based on Sinclair).

The MWA would like to congratulate all athletes and coaches who proudly represented Manitoba at the 2019 CCJR.

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From left: Sean Mazur (coach), Nathan Corrigal (coach), Zack Louttit, Courtney Skelton, Skyla Louttit, Rienna Skelton, Gillian Martens

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From left: Zack Louttit, Rienna Skelton, Courtney Skelton and Skyla Louttit (photo:Southwest Strength)

Five athletes will be representing Manitoba at the 2019 Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships on January 19th in Brossard (Québec).

  • Courtney Skelton (Southwest Strength)
  • Skyla Louttit (Southwest Strength)
  • Rienna Skelton (Southwest Strength)
  • Gillian Martens (Starke Weightlifting)
  • Zack Louttit (Southwest Strength)

The event will be broadcast live on the event’s Facebook page.

Best of luck to all the athletes!

2019 La Coupe du Voyageur Championship

Posted: January 7, 2019 in MWA

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The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting the Coupe du Voyageur Championship on Saturday, February 2nd at Prairie CrossFit (#3-1249 Clarence Ave, Winnipeg).

Registration deadline is January 26th, 2019.

Download Registration Form

Important update
Registration is capped at 28 lifters (2 sessions). Weigh-in for first session will be at 11:45am

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On Sunday, December 9th, 35 athletes competed in the 2018 Provincial Championships, hosted by Starke Weightlifting.

Congratulations to Rienna Skelton and Eric Mazur, who were respectively awarded best female and male lifters of the competition.

Download Official Results

2018 Provincial Championships

Posted: December 6, 2018 in MWA

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Starke Weightlifting will be hosting the 2018 Manitoba Provincial Championships on Sunday, December 9th.

Session 1 (Women – all weight classes)
Weigh-in @ 8am
Lifting starts @ 10am

Session 2 (Men 55kg to 81 kg)
Weigh-in @ 10:30am
Lifting starts @ 12:30pm

Session 3 (Men 89kg to 109+kg)
Weigh-in @ 12:30pm
Lifting starts @ 2:30pm

Download Start List

MWA Officials Clinic on November 24th

Posted: November 15, 2018 in MWA

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The Manitoba Weightlifting Association is hosting an entry level referees clinic from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, November 24th at CrossFit Rocked (in Brandon, Manitoba). 

Attendees who successfully complete the course, which includes a written test, will be certified as Provincial Level Officials.

To register, please email Jenn McMillan.

If you have questions about the course content or other refereeing questions, please email Richard Mason.

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Starke Weightlifting will be hosting the 2018 Manitoba Junior & Senior Provincial Championships on Sunday, December 9, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Registration deadline is December 2, 2018.

2018 Manitoba Junior and Senior Championships Registration Form