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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 is now closed.

Check back next week for full event schedule and start list.

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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

2018 Manitoba Open

Posted: October 15, 2018 in MWA

CrossFit Rocked will be hosting the 2018 Manitoba Open on Saturday, October 20th.

Session 1 (Women 45kg to 64kg)
Weigh-in @ 8am
Lifting starts @ 10am

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

Session 3 (Women 71kg to 87+kg)
Weigh-in @ 12:30pm
Lifting starts @ 2:30pm

Session 4 (Men 89kg to 109+kg)
Weigh-in @ 2pm
Lifting starts @ 4pm

Download Start List

2018 Manitoba Open – Registration now open

Posted: September 21, 2018 in MWA

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CrossFit Rocked will be hosting the 2018 Manitoba Open on Saturday, October 20,
in Brandon, Manitoba.

Registration deadline is October 12, 2018.

2018 Manitoba Open Registration Form

NCCP Coaching courses (2018-19)

Posted: August 20, 2018 in MWA

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Coaching Manitoba has released the schedule for upcoming NCCP course modules:

For more information or to sign up, please contact susan.lamboo@sportmanitoba.ca


The Hercules Weightlifting Club has tentatively booked the following seminars. All MWA members are welcome to sign up:

  • Competition Introduction (formerly NCCP 1) on October 27-28, 2018
  • Competition Development (formerly NCCP 2) on February 9-10, 2019

For more information or to sign up, please contact sean.mazur@me.com