Sports

Weightlifting

Men and women compete across various weight categories in the snatch, clean and jerk disciplines. The sport has been included in the Commonwealth Games since 1950. It has also been at the Youth Games 4 times; 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2015.

Gareth Evans won the first Welsh Gold medal of the Gold Coast Games, in weightlifting.

 

1954 – 1 bronze

1962 – 1 silver, 2 bronze

1966 – 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze

1970 – 2 silver, 1 bronze

1974 – 1 silver, 2 bronze

1978 – 1 gold, 1 bronze

1982 – 2 gold

1986 – 2 gold, 3 bronze

1990 – 6 gold, 1 silver, 5 bronze

1994 – 2 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze

1998 – 1 silver, 1 bronze

2002 – 3 gold, 3 silver

2006 – 1 gold

2010 – 1 silver

2014 – 1 bronze

2018 – 1 gold, 1 bronze

TOTAL: 53 medals

National Governing Body:

http://www.weightlifting.wales