2014-2015 SWA Competition

The Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association will be holding the following events for the 2014/15 weightlifting year: October 4th – Flux Crossfit Harvest Open November 8th – Brio Saskatoon – Mustache Open –Doping Control December – Reebok 306 – December 13th & AGM January – 24th Synergy Strength Saskatoon – Doping Control February 21st – Regina – Doping Control March 28th – Westerns in Richmond, BC – Doping Control April 18th- Prince Albert May 16th & 17th – Canadian Sr Championships – Mississauga, ON

by August 24, 2014 0 comments Events

David Samayoa places 6th at Commonwealth Games

David Samayoa competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on July 29th. David lifted 145KG snatch, a 176 Clean & Jerk for a total of 321KG. This was good enough for 6th place in the 94KG Category. Congratulations David!

by July 31, 2014 0 comments Events

David Samayoa wins Gold at Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships

David Samayoa of Regina took home the Gold Medal this weekend at the Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships in Saskatoon. David lifter a total of 320KG in the 94KG Category that was good enough to take first in that weight class. That lift also earned him a spot on Team Canada for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in July. Congratulations David!   The 2014 Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships took place in Saskatoon on May 17th & 18th at the Saskatoon Inn.  117 athletes, including 9 Saskatchewan athletes who took part in this great event. You can find the full results of the […]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Events

JR National Results

Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in the Jr National Competition in Toronto, ON. Team Sask came away with four Bronze medals!   Congratulations to our medalists Hannah Jacobson, Amanda Derksen, Braiden Baer and Eric Paulhus.   The Team Results are as follows: Hannah Jacobson 48 kg – 27 and 38 Total 65 Allysa Brecht 53 kg – 38 and 47 Total 85 Renee Bell 58 kg – 44 and 56 Total 100 Amanda Derksen 75+ 51 and 71 Total 122 Colton McEachern 56 – 48 and 66 Total 114 Braiden Baer 56 – 59 and 76 Total 135 […]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Events

2014 Western Canadian Championships

Congratulations to all the athletes, coaches and coaches for representing Team Sask in Winnipeg for Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships in Winnipeg on March 29th. Several of our athletes came away with medals: Sarah Hills: Bronze – 53KG Jocelyn Rylee: Silver -58KG Vanessa DeGirolamo: bronze – 58KG Whitney Darchuk: Bronze – 69KG Crystal Derry: Bronze – 75KG Jason Trinh: Gold – 69KG Istvan Samayoa: Silver – 77Kg David Samayoa Gold – 94KG Dale Hopkins: Bronze – 105KG   Team Sask was represented by Sandi Klempner, Claire Hopkin, Jocelyn Rylee, Vanessa DiGirolamo, Sarah Hills, Whitney Darchuk, Valarie Perry, Crystal Derry, Troy Appleton, […]

by August 24, 2013 3 comments Events