Weightlifting was first in the Commonwealth Games program in Auckland in 1950 and has been on every program since. Women competed for the first time in the 2002 Games.
The governing body for Weightlifting in Australia is the Australian Weightlifting Federation.
April 8, 2018
Australian weightlifter Simplice Ribouem has been forced to pull out of today’s 94kg event after aggravating a knee injury.
April 4, 2018
After a long hiatus due to injury, Paralympic long jump champion Kelly Cartwright is ready to make her comeback at her first international multi-sport competition in five years; this time as a Para-powerlifter.