1. WEEKEND PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2018

Friday 27th July 2018 – Afternoon / Evening 

RULES BRIEFING & COACHING CLINIC FOR LIFTERS

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE  !

Time: 4pm to 6pm coaching clinic, with Rules Briefing To Finish Starting At 6pm. Competition scales will be available at the venue during these times and any concerns over kit may be addressed. 

Chris Morgan and Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club will be hosting this free coaching session for lifters.

Venue: Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club, 229 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6AB, (Nearest Tube Station, Bethnal Green)

www.bgwlc.co.uk

 

Saturday 28th July 2018 – Daytime

POWERLIFTING COMPETITION

Weigh In Time 8am to 9.30am, ALL lifters must present themselves to scales before 9am, with further 30 minutes for re-weighs only. 

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE !

THIS IS A NON SANCTIONED EVENT

On this occasion we are using Internationally Recognized Rules, weight classes and age groups with the following amendments.

Closed Category for members of any internationally recognised drug tested Powerlifting or strength Federation.

Open Category for Powerlifters of other Federations and lifters who do not currently belong to any Powerlifting Federation. (Please note: HIV Positive athletes on medications and Trans athletes should enter the open category).

Novice Category for lifters that have never competed in ANY powerlifting competition before.

*** LGBT IPC 2018 will be the First Sports Event In The World To Introduce an optional Mx Category for Trans, Non Binary and Intersex Participants ***

Please Note: There are no qualifying standards for this competition. All lifters are welcome regardless of experience, ability, sexuality, gender or health status.

Competition Day – Please note all events will run at the same time.

Athletes will either enter Full Power or up to two Single Lift events as we plan to run flights “Back to Back”!

Full Powerlifting (Equipped & Unequipped)
Single Lift Squat (Equipped & Unequipped)
Single Lift Bench (Equipped & Unequipped)
Single Lift Deadlift (Equipped & Unequipped)

Venue: Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club, 229 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6AB, (Neareat Tube Station Bethnal Green)

www.bgwlc.co.uk

 

Saturday 28th July 2017 – Athletes Meal

SATURDAY SOCIAL – ATHLETES BUFFET BANQUET

THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.

7pm to 11pm directly after lifting. (Showers are available at the Bethnal Green Club), menu and tickets will be available soon.

The Star Inn is literally 5 minutes walk from BGWLC and is very LGBT Friendly! We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all to this unique banquet event for up to 70 people.

This will be amazing opportunity for LGBT Powerlifters from all over the world to connect immediately following lifting.

Venue: The Star Inn, 359 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6LG

http://starofbethnalgreen.co.uk/

 

 

Sunday 29th July 2017 – Afternoon

LGBT POWERLIFTING CONGRESS

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE !

Event time: 1pm to 5pm

Venue: Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club, 229 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6AB, (Nearest Tube Station Bethnal Green)

www.bgwlc.co.uk

Free Event: Included In Weekend Registration Fee

LGBT Powerlifting Congress – to discuss the future of LGBT Powerlifting

This meeting is to discuss us all working together towards powerlifting once again being part of Gay Games 2022 and also to assess other cities to bid for future LGBT International Powerlifting Championships in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

London was the host city for both 2017 and is again 2018 to give us the best opportunity of uniting as a group. Congress agenda submissions are now welcomed !

 

Sunday 28th July 2017 – Evening

Sunday Social – BBQ & HORSE MEAT DISCO 

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE ! (Free Admission to Horse Meat Disco & Free Burger BBQ courtesy of our sponsors Eagle Bar)

BBQ 8pm to 10pm and Party 10pm to 3am

Venue: The Eagle Bar, Vauxhall Gay Village, 349 Kennington Ln, London SE11 5QY (Nearest Tube Station, Vauxhall)

Mark Oakley and Horse Meat Disco are once again our partners for the closing party of the LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2018. Horse Meat Disco is world renowned for their Sunday night disco session in London at Eagle Bar.

www.eaglelondon.com 

https://www.eaglelondon.com/horsemeatdisco

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We are very grateful for their sponsorship and support.