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When Weightlifting began in Pembrokeshire

When Weightlifting began in Pembrokeshire

Weightlifting in Pembrokeshire started in the 1930’s with Tommie George, an old time strongman who lived in the Letterston area. As part of his strongman act he would perform feats of strength with barbells and dumbbells, lift an anvil with his teeth and then bend an...
1970’s Pembrokeshire Weightlifter Islwyn Jones

1970’s Pembrokeshire Weightlifter Islwyn Jones

We caught up with Islwyn Jones this week, a Pembrokeshire Weightlifter from back in the 1970’s. He has been keeping fit and healthy, training regularly at Haverfordwest Leisure Centre and is still really enjoying exercise and fitness training. Last year,  Islwyn...
SAW National Qualifier

SAW National Qualifier

Volunteers from Pembrokeshire Weightlifting and staff from Weightlifting Wales organised a fantastic Weightlifting event on the 2nd February at Strength Academy Wales, located at Sir Thomas Picton Sports Centre. There was overwhelming support from clubs across Wales,...