CFI Weightlifting Club had 10 athletes compete over the weekend between the Connaught Open and National Club Championships hosted by All Core Gym in Galway!

Two of our lifters, Phil Brown (-64kg) and Mary Grace Jarina (-64kg) competed in the Connaught Open and had personal best performances!

Phil Brown (-64kg) : Snatch 26kg (PR) / Clean & Jerk 33kg (PR) = Total 59kg (+3kg PR)

Mary Grace Jarina (-64kg) : Snatch 42kg (PR) / Clean & Jerk 52kg = Total 94kg (+14kg PR)


We were delighted to field a full team for this years Weightlifting Ireland National Club Championships! We had four female and male athletes representing #TeamCFI and we couldn’t be prouder of their performances. Here’s a look at the results;

Lisa Kierans (-55kg) : Snatch 51kg / Clean & Jerk 71kg (PR) = Total 122kg

Liane Vaughan (-59kg) : Snatch 50kg / Clean & Jerk 68kg = Total 118kg

Joyce Reilly (-71kg) : Snatch 48kg / Clean & Jerk 63kg = Total 111kg

Hoda Hamdy (-71kg) : Snatch 46kg / Clean & Jerk 58kg = Total 104kg


Men’s team results:

Crónán Morrison (-81kg) : Snatch 97kg (PR) / Clean & Jerk 115kg = Total 212kg

David Kane (-96kg) : Snatch 78kg / Clean & Jerk 105kg (PR) = Total  183kg

John Kavanagh (-96kg) : Snatch 71kg / Clean & Jerk 96kg = Total 167kg