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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

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17Sep 17

NEW ENGLAND WEIGHTLIFTERS: AN INVASIVE SPECIES?

Posted September 17, 2017 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster American Open Series Event Number 2 The 2017 American Open Event Number 2 was held in Miami, Florida at end of July. Beantown Barbell made a wholesale invasion of The Sunshine State. Starting with Masters Lifters, that ubiquitous species in New England, in Women’s Division we find Kari Borroel (unless specified otherwise, all athletes in this section lifted for Beantown) earning Bronze Medal in Age Group 40-44/+90 Kilos Class with her Total of 111 kgs. In Age Group 35-39/58 Kilos Class, Heather Donnelly (listed as Unattached) took 4th Place with a Total of…

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05Aug 17

ROUNDUP OF RECENT NEW ENGLAND RECORDS

Posted August 5, 2017 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster/Records Keeper Women Masters lifters continue to dominate the rewriting of the New England Records Book, but there is a bit of variety to report, so read on. The Bay State Games Olympic Weightlifting component was staged at UMass-Boston, as has become the tradition, July 22 and 23. Technical Director/Speaker Denis Reno once again oversaw the action on two platforms, and the event ran very smoothly indeed. What I report here is based on the Official Results I was sent, but some data were missing. I will publish an Update if I get…

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08Sep 16

FIRST-TIMERS’ MEET RESULTS, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Posted September 8, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster Here are links to Official Results of Rumbler WL's (Head Coach, Tony Pica) inaugural event for newcomers to the sport, held August 20, 2016 in New Hampshire. Women's Results:   first-timers-meet-women Men's Results:   first-timers-meet-men

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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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