The Gauteng Weightlifting Association is very proud to have had the honour of hosting the annual provincial championships for Gauteng which took place on the 10th and 11th of August at Pirates Sports Club High Performance Gym.
The competition saw 58 athletes compete over the Saturday and Sunday and a total of 11 new Gauteng records were set! These new records include the following:
64kg Division – Nikita van Rooyen:
- Snatch – 77kgs
- Clean and Jerk – 96kgs
- Total – 173kgs
71kg Division – Lana Cronje:
- Snatch – 72kgs
81kg Division – Khati Mabuya:
- Snatch – 126kgs
- Clean and Jerk – 151kgs
- Total – 277kgs
109kg Division – Nathan Morris:
- Snatch – 130kgs
- Clean and Jerk – 155kgs
- Total – 285kgs
89kg Division – Vuyani Mashego:
- Clean and Jerk – 149kgs
The weekend was incredibly exciting, and we had an amazing turn out of spectators who filled the space with love and support for all athletes who took to the platform.
The Gauteng Provincial Team is currently being finalised based off these results, along with any other notable results from other events from the 2019 competition year.