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Check here for international organisations, other divisions (regional lifting associations that make up BWL), and also British University clubs:- 

The International Weightlifting Federation

The European Weightlifting Federation

IWF Masters' Weightlifting

Commonwealth Weightlifting

European Masters' Weightlifting


IWF Weightlifting Affiliates:-








Other Sites:-

Ron Walker (Yorkshire's best ever lifter?)

Norman Holroyd (1936 Olympian)

Fred Pickles (Jerked double bodyweight at 17 years of age in 1934)

Frank Rothwell (1972 Olympian)

Queensland Weightlifting

Masters' Weightlifting (US)

Quebec Weightlifting

Go Heavy
Lots of strength training and Weightlifting information and links

Vasily Alexeyev Photos
Pictures from the career of the great Russian Olympic Champion (died November 2011)

Muscle Memory
Images of old-time strong men including Reg Park, John Grimek, Tommy Kono etc.

Iron History
Historical pictures and articles from Joe Roark

Natural Strength
More historical pictures and articles

York Barbell Hall of Fame

Iron Pages
Guide to Gyms around the country, plus nutrition & bodybuilding information

For a broad view of local sports associations:- Yorkshire Federation of Sport


External Sites featuring "our" lifters from previous generations!

Reg Park from Leeds (died November 2007) - Strongman, Bodybuilder and Film Star   Home Page   Movies Page

Thomas "Dumb-Bell" Inch from Scarborough  Site #1   Site #2

J. C. Tolson from Dewsbury - "the Mighty Young Apollon"    Site #1


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