Entries by shaun.young@110percent.co.uk

2016 Cybex British Weight Lifting & Para-Powerlifting Championships brings record-breaking performances and spectator numbers to the Ricoh Arena

The Cybex British Weight Lifting & Para-Powerlifting Championships returned to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry this weekend in what is the biggest domestic competition of the year, where more than 100 lifters battled it out for the coveted title of British Champion in front of the biggest crowd ever recorded at a domestic weightlifting competition. This […]

Mercy Brown equals own British record to win women’s 75kg+ title

There was a packed schedule of lifting this afternoon in what was the final session of the 2016 Cybex British Weight Lifting & Powerlifting Championships at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. In the women’s 75kg+, multiple British record holder and current English Champion Mercy Brown opened with a failed snatch lift of 103kg, before upping the […]

Ali Jawad wins eleventh British Powerlifting title at 2016 Cybex British Championships

Attention turned to the para-powerlifting competition this morning, in what was the second day of the Cybex British Weight Lifting & Para-Powerlifting Championships at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. ParalympicsGB team member and Rio medal hopeful Ali Jawad won his eleventh British title with a best lift of 180kg in the men’s 72kg, with Suffolk Spartans’ […]

New British records set as Rebekah Tiler and Sonny Webster win British Senior titles

17-year-old Rebekah Tiler broke two British records to win the women’s 69kg category, as the bid for Olympic selection continued in what was an eventful afternoon at the 2016 Cybex British Weight Lifting Championships. European Senior medallist and UK Sport funded athletes Rebekah Tiler and Emily Godley went head-to-head in the women’s 69kg category; the […]

Wales’ Catrin Jones wins first British Senior title in opening session of 2016 Cybex British Weight Lifting Championships

The 2016 Cybex British Weight Lifting & Para-Powerlifting Championships returned to the Ricoh Arena this weekend as the nation’s best weightlifters and para-powerlifters battle it out for the title of British Champion. The morning’s session opened with the women’s 48kg competition, where Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist Catrin Jones was bidding for her first British […]