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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!

february 2018

17feballdayallday2018 ATLANTIC STATES OPEN

march 2018

17maralldayalldayRWL ST. PATTY'S DAY 2018 WEIGHTLIFTING COMPETITION

24marallday25alldaySPORTS PERFORMANCE COACHING CERT. IN VERMONT

april 2018

14aprallday15alldayUSAW SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACHING CERTIFICATION AT RWL

Latest News

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

01Feb 18

DECISION MADE: ATLANTIC STATES OPEN IS ONE-DAY MEET!

Posted February 1, 2018 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster This year's Atlantic States Open will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the previously announced location. There will be two competition platforms. Tentative schedule (still subject to revision): Women of all ages weigh-in at 8:45-9:45 AM, lift starting at 10:45 AM. Men of all ages weigh-in 12 Noon-1 PM, start lifting at 2 PM. Proof of current USAW Membership must be presented at weigh-ins. And the weather that day? We'll find out!!

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25Jan 18

EARLY YEAR NEW ENGLAND LIFTING NEWS ROUNDUP

Posted January 25, 2018 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster/Records Keeper MASTERS RECORDS DEMOLISHED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE! Some remarkable things transpired in Lebanon, NH on January 20 at the Thor's Stone Winter 2018 Weightlifting Meet (Meet Director: Darrin Clement). First, Jane Higgins answered the question I'd been posing to myself for a while (to wit, "Whatever became of Jane Higgins?") with a six-for-six performance in 53 Kilos Class/Age Group 70-74. She filled vacant New England Records slots there with a Snatch of 30 kgs., Clean & Jerk of 39, Total of 69 kgs. But the really remarkable factor is that she now…

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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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