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2017 Commonwealth & Oceania Championships

With five weeks to go to one of the biggest weightlifting events ever held in the region. The city of Gold Coast on September 3rd to 9th, will host the 2017 Commonwealth and Oceania Championships for Senior, Junior and Youth. This event is also a test event for next year’s Commonwealth Games. The championships has attracted 400 lifters and 150 officials coming from 37 countries. The Organising Committee under leadership of Michael Keelan, the CEO of Australian Weightlifting, have done a brilliant job, especially in assisting countries who require visas to enter Australia. The OWF Annual Congress will be held at the Gold Coast at the Mercure Resort on September 4th .

For more info, check out the latest OWF Newsletter!

Souce: Paul Coffa, OWF General Secretary