SAW has had a great start to the year with Para Powerlifters Harry Thomas and Nathan Stephens lifting exceptionally well. Harry, a youth lifter gaining a bronze medal and a PB bench of 63kg and Nathan, senior Commonwealth Games athlete taking gold medal and a PB of 141kg.

In the 58kg category, Junior lifter Niamh Roach gained a 5th place in her first ever senior event. Daisy Melhuish performing extremely well winning gold and the Welsh title.

Junior lifter James Hart, broke all of his personal bests, to take the Silver medal and youth lifter Chloe Hood also broke competition PB’s to gain a 4th place in her first ever senior event.

The team of Powerlifters and Weightlifters were support by coaching staff Simon Roach and Jim Horner. While other Pembrokeshire members, included Justin Head, competition manager and a large group of volunteer Technical Officials Stephen Donovan, Darren Rogers, Alex John, Niamh Roach, Brittney Thomas and Helena Madan supported the event; And not forgetting Ruth Hardern and James Hart whose help was appreciated in loading during the competition.