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2020 Australian Championships Cancelled

The AWF has made the unfortunate decision to cancel the 2020 Australian Senior, U23, Junior, Youth and U15 Championships scheduled for 24-28 November in Sydney.

Victoria COVID-19 Update August

Victoria is entering upgraded COVID-19 restrictions. Metropolitan Melbourne moves to Stage 4 restrictions while regional Victoria enter Stage 3.

Return to Play Plan Approved

The VWA's Return to Play Plan, our guide to safely managing competitions under COVID-19 restrictions, has been approved by Sport & Recreation Victoria and is now available for clubs and members to download.

VWA Director Appointment

The VWA would like to welcome Sofia Zudova to the board. A former weightlifter, Sofia retired from competitive weightlifting in 2019 and is keen to assist the VWA in our goal of promoting weightlifting to the wider community. As a former high performance athlete herself, Sofia understands the need to cater to both grassroots athletes as well as the more elite end of the spectrum. Her participation in multiple sports over the years, combined with her work in the customer service and professional advisory industries means Sofia will have valuable insights and contributions regarding changes required to build successful sporting organisations. We are keen to see the new perspectives to ongoing challenges that the VWA faces, as well as creating new initiatives that are ready to implement when the 2020 competition calendar can recommence. The VWA hopes to utilise Sofia’s skills to assist in resolving these challenges and put these initiatives into motion for a stronger ...

We want to hear from you!

Even though we can't see you during the COVID-19 restrictions, we'd still love to hear from you and how you are staying strong for when we can finally resume our sport.

COVID-19 Update

Check this page for updates on how COVID-19 impacts weightlifting in Victoria.

 
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