Weightlifting

The weightlifting competitions will be organised in accordance with the most recent technical regulations of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). In any dispute, the English text will be regarded as authoritative. The programme and duration of the competitions are fixed by the Executive Committee in agreement with the Organising Committee and the CTI. The competitions will last four (4) days and will include:

Men: 56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg, 94kg, 105kg,+105kg
Women: 48kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg, 69kg, 75kg, +75kg

The competition must include the following sequences:
the Snatch
the Clean and Jerk

Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in Snatch, Clean and Jerk, and Total.
Each country is authorised to enter a maximum of twenty (20) persons, from which eight (8) men competitors and seven (7) women competitors spread over the different categories with a maximum of two (2) competitors per category and five (5) officials.

  • Selection Criteria
  • Athletes
  • Competition Schedule
  • Results
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  • Selection Criteria

    Selection Criteria

    For selection queries please contact:

    Jacquie White

    Australian Weightlifting Federation

    www.awf.com.au

     

  • Athletes

    Athletes

    Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent the Uniroos at the 2016 WUC Weightlifting.

     

    First Name Last Name University Weightclass
    Matthew Pit The University of Melbourne <85kg
    Liam Saxby Queensland University of Technology <94kg
    Luke Gardner RMIT University <105kg
    Robert Bartlett The University of Canberra <85kg
    Leo Lark The University of Queensland <77kg
  • Competition Schedule

    Competition Schedule

    For the competition schedule please visit the WUC Weightlifting website.

  • Results

    Results

    Congratulations to the following athletes who competed at the 2016 World University Weightlifting Championships in Merida, Mexico.

     

    First Name Last Name University Weightclass Results
    Matthew Pit The University of Melbourne <85kg 11th
    Liam Saxby Queensland University of Technology <94kg 7th
    Luke Gardner RMIT University <105kg 4th
    Robert Bartlett The University of Canberra <85kg 13th
    Leo Lark The University of Queensland <77kg 6th

     

    The Men's team also finished 7th overall. 

  • Photos

    Photos

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  • Live Video

    Live Video

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