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2022 National Secondary School Championships

The 2022 New Zealand Secondary School Weightlifting Championships are fast appraoching!
This year the event will be hosted by Pac Gym (Porirua Barbell Club) and held in Porirua for the first time, on September 3 and 4.
It is open to all New Zealand Secondary School students. Athletes are strongly encouraged to have participated in at least a club level competition ahead of the event, however this is not an eligiblity requirement.
Athletes will compete for their schools, and all athletes and attending coaches must also be members of Weightlifting New Zealand and an affiliated club.
Entries will open on Tuesday July 5th with further

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2022 CSA Weightlifting Championships Wrap Up

The 2022 College Sport Auckland Weightlifting Championships attracted over 50 initial entries, athletes from 20 schools, and 25 new athletes. Held at Avondale College on May 28th, this event has grown since its return in 2021 and provides an excellent opportunity to showcase the depth og youth participation in the region.
Please find attached the full results from the competitive sessions (boys and girls). Congratulations to Gabbi Napper (W71 90kg clean & jerk) and Olivia Selemaia (W71 75kg snatch) who set New Zealand youth records. Imagery from the event can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1kPVnS2o35Ze-zVhqnbV1ajnnDJJd8Vwl?usp=sharing This is an event we are seeking to grow in future

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2022 South Island Championships Information

Please find attached the final schedule, start list and event information regarding the South Island Championships.
The South Island Championships will take place in Christchurch over June 11 & 12, at Hale Compund Conditioning, 27 Osborne Street, Waltham. Spectators are welcome.
The event can also be livestreamed via the Weightlifting New Zealand Facebook page:
The event Weightlifting New Zealand YouTube page:

All the best to all competitors!

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