Weightlifting Challenge to "Power Up" College Competition

ColegauCymru is pleased to join forces with Weightlifting Wales to launch Power Up FE, a new weightlifting challenge for FE learners in the summer term of 2021.

This competition is designed to provide sports academy learners and those already lifting competitively with an opportunity to compete against each other in safe educational settings.   

ColegauCymru Sport Project Manager Rob Baynham said,

“We’re excited to be able to reintroduce competition into college settings, which will be a welcome boost as we slowly emerge from the Pandemic restrictions of the winter. We have seen both leaners and staff face a challenging 12 months and are keen to support them to safely return to engaging in various physical activities.” 

Simon Roach of Welsh Weightlifting added, 

“We’re delighted to support this timely competition. Welsh Weightlifting promotes health, well-being and fitness through strength training, which closely aligns with the ColegauCymru Active Wellbeing Strategy.” 

The competition is taking place in supervised college strength and conditioning sessions with results collated remotely to avoid the need for face-to-face competition between colleges. The finals will take place between 26 May and 11 June, with the results announced shortly thereafter. We are grateful to competition sponsors SBD and Pullum for their support. 

ColegauCymru is committed to supporting staff and learners as colleges continue to adapt to a new normal and as they return to sport and other physical and active wellbeing activities. 

Further Information

Rob Baynham
ColegauCymru Project Manager for Sport

ColegauCymru Active Wellbeing Strategy 2020 - 2025 






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