Top weightlifters compete at Castleford

It is the first major weightlifting competition of the calendar year.
It is the first major weightlifting competition of the calendar year.

There are a record number of entries for the English Weightlifting Championships which will be held at Castleford Phoenix Theatre this Saturday and Sunday.

It is the first major weightlifting competition of the calendar year and will see Olympic and world class lifters in action.

They will include Leeds lifters Jack Oliver and Sarah Davies, who are both Commonwealth Games competitors.

Lifters from throughout the country have entered the c0mpetition which is a qualifying opportunity for the European Senior Weightlifting Championships.