Olympic Weightlifting

Photo of the Olympic Weightlifting club members
Quick Facts

There are dues, and are subject to change. $20-$50
Nature of club
Competitive, Recreational, Instructional

The Olympic Weightlifting Club is dedicated to furthering the knowledge and experience of Weightlifting in the Richmond area. In VCU Club Weightlifting we train an athletic discipline in the modern Olympic program in which our athletes attempts a maximum-weight single lift in the Snatch and Clean and Jerk. We are open to all experience levels, and range from seasoned competitive members to beginner weightlifters.

Governing Body: U.S.A. Weightlifting/International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)

Practice Sessions: 1-3 per week/2 hours per session

Practice Location: Cary Street Gym and Crossfit RVA

Regular Opponents: Local meets to national level competitions

Recent Accomplishments: 

  • In 2018, our first year, we had 4 members qualify for Nationals.
  • Since the clubs formation the total number of medals won is 14 (Fall 2018-Current)

Club Email: vcuolympicliftingclub@gmail.com