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New England LWC of USA Weightlifting (USAW) administers the sport of Olympic Weightlifting in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.  LWC Officers

Events

Check out upcoming events and competitions for the next 3 months in New England. Click here to view all events!

september 2016

17sep - 18All DayLEVEL 1 USAW COACHING CERT. SEP. 17/18, 2016

october 2016

8oct - 9All Day"THE GINNY" 6th Annual Competition

Latest News

Below is our latest news from New England LWC. Click here to view more news!

12Aug 16

VERY IMPORTANT UPDATE ON NEW ENGLAND RECORDS!!

Update, posted August 13, 2016 by Greg Laxer When viewing the Youth Records as an "ordinary visitor" to this site, rather than Administrator, I note alignment of columns issues for the Girls' Records and spacing issues for both databases. I have tried to correct these to improve appearance, but to no avail. Good old "formatting issues," no doubt. At least the use of different colors for the different Bodyweight Classes should make it somewhat easy to distinguish one from the other. Posted August 12, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster/Records Keeper The New England Youth Records are now available here on…

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31Jul 16

RECORDS FROM BSG; AWARDS BANQUET IN OCTOBER

Posted July 31, 2016 by Greg Laxer, NELWC Webmaster/Records Keeper BAY STATE GAMES  July 23-24, 2016   The Weightlifting component of the Games, held at UMass-Boston (technically in Dorchester, I believe) Campus, was again very successful (Meet Director: Denis Reno). Several New England LWC Records were set. USAW Membership is not required for participation and this year residents of New York State were allowed to enter (apparently the Empire State Games are no longer being held). Only up to date USAW Members are eligible to set New England Records. More on this in a moment. Starting with the youngest, as…

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27Jun 16

SUMMER SOLSTICE OPEN RESULTS

Posted June 27, 2016   The Official Results from the Summer Solstice Open meet, held June 19, 2016 at NoRisk CrossFit in Smithfield, Rhode Island are now available. NOTE: The file runs 23 pages, but only the first two pages are needed to study the Results. Click here:     …

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02Mar 16

RESULTS ATLANTIC STATES OPEN 2016

Posted March 2, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster Official Results of Atlantic States Open, held February 13 and 14, 2016 in Beverly, Massachusetts are available here:     2016 Atlantic States

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Olympic Weightlifting consists of two elements: The Snatch, followed by the Clean & Jerk. The competitor with the greatest total for the two lifts wins. Proper technique and agility are just as important as brute strength for success! 

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