British Masters Weightlifting Championship Video 2009

I’ve finally got round to doing the video of me lifts at the 2009 BWLA British Masters Weightlifting Championships. For the record, I was lifting in M1 (Males age 35-39) in the 85kg category: I weighed in at 80.3kg (177 lbs / 12 stone 9).

I’ve posted before about my attempts to lift the 175kg qualifying total, e.g. at the BWLA Northern Masters a couple of months ago. In brief, despite not having made the 175kg qualifying total (adding together the best Snatch and best Clean & Jerk) I was allowed to enter the competition. As a result, my aim was to lift 175kg on the day, basically to justify my presence at the tournament. This is how I did:

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  • Rita 1 April 2009, 3:36 am

    Great Job!!!

  • Keir 12 April 2009, 2:23 pm

    Colin, fantastic work and inspiritional. I just started Oly lifting myself at the age of 37 and after watching and reading about your progress I feel that I to may start to compete once my tech gets better. As a side note the facility I own has just been affiliated to CrossFit (CrossFit Esssex) we are situated at the end of the central line Epping.

  • Colin McNulty 14 April 2009, 8:31 pm

    I only started a couple of years younger than you Keir. And congrats on Crossfit Essex, exciting times!

  • Keir 15 April 2009, 4:44 pm

    Cheers mate, I’m trying to get down to Bethnal green at some stage

  • Colin McNulty 16 April 2009, 9:13 pm

    I can’t recommend Bethnal Green enough. Top quality coaching and kit.

  • GC 15 June 2009, 5:28 am

    Good mate, little unstable job in snatch and C&J I think u lacked as u moved up the weights. Try not to think about pb’s etc

    You need to get your hips working. Think about [EDITED OUT] and pull the bar higher.

  • Colin McNulty 15 June 2009, 7:12 pm

    You’re not wrong, I have a long way to go technique wise.

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