Tokyo Funding (2017-20)

World Class Programme
Athlete Performance Award

Paralympic medals won since introduction of National Lottery funding


Historical Funding












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 2018: 2 top 5, 1 top 8 and 1 top 10 in the Tokyo Qualification Rankings (post European Championships)

  • Tom Whittaker

    Performance Director

  • Patrick Roberts

    Interim Chair

  • Ashley Metcalfe

    Chief Executive


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  • TNL partners
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  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
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