Tokyo Funding (2017-20)

£1,315,492
World Class Programme
£1,097,075
Athlete Performance Award
£218,417

Paralympic medals won since introduction of National Lottery funding

7

Historical Funding

Sydney

£151,006

Athens

£339,455 

Beijing

£691,100

London

£1,092,700

Rio

£891,444

Overview

The sport has both men’s and women’s categories, broken down by body weight. The lightest category is up to 41 kg for women and up to 49 kg for men. There are 10 different weight categories for both men and women in total.

Find out more on the British Weightlifting website.

Performance target for 2017: 0-1 medal at the World Championships

  • Patrick Roberts

    Interim Chair

  • Ashley Metcalfe

    Chief Executive

  • Tom Whittaker

    Performance Director

  • Fran Calvert

    Press Officer

 

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Funding Partners
  • Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Official Partners
  • BAE Systems
  • BUPA
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland