Weightlifting silver for Charlie

The British Weightlifitng Championships, took place at the Ricoh Arena Coventry and this year were an official qualification event for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Monday, 17th June 2019, 11:43 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 16:00 pm

Competing in his first ever competition  was 10 year-old Charlie van Loon of Longhoughton who smashed his PB record and came away with no less than a silver medal representing Cube Weightlifting Academy based in North Tyneside.

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This was a tremendous achievement for Charlie who only took up the sport last November.