Head Coach Gary Valentine
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  ...March 15 Northeastern States Championships! Enfield, CT
      Registrations close Friday March 6, possibly before if full enter now below!

2015 Tri State Open Weightlifting Championships!
                          Sunday, January 25. Crossfit Norwalk

2015 Final Results Tri State

2015 Tri State Program

2015 Calendar...

USAW sanctioned competitions...

  March 15 Northeastern States Championships! Enfield, CT

  May 3 Danbury Open, CF Danbury.

  Mid June TBA

  August 2  CT Open, Stamford, Blue Streak Sports.

  November 22, CT State Championships, Trinity College.

First Annual Connecticut State Olympic Weightlifting Championships!
Sunday, November 23, 2014
                                   Trinity College, Hartford CT.
               Ferris Athletic Center Field House, (use Broad Street entrance).


Final Results 2014 CT States

2014 CT State Meet Program

Fantastic day of lifting! Thanks to all who participated and attended.

Best Lifter  - Liam Fay Team CT and Carolyn Proulx.
Best Team - Team CT Men and Women.
Best Juniors - Carlo Fiore SHU, Alexa Duffy SHU.
Grans Masters - Heather Nimsger Team CT, Neal Mulligan, Team CT.

          Next meet - Tri State Open, CF Norwalk, Jan 25!!!





  Please Email me at garyv@optonline.net    with any questions or concerns with link.


IWF Rulebook

Watch videos of all meets here:


      Congratulations Coach Valentine, 2013 World Masters Weightlifting Champion!!
August 7, Torino Italy, Gold Medal and World Record Clean and jerk 55-59 age group - 146 kilos, 322 pounds!!

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                       Team Connecticut - 2012 Atlantic States Champions!!!
               Team CT Lifters take First and/or Second in all weight classes!
                                     Tom Sullivan takes Best Lifter - Again!

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Nov 20, 2011 Trinity College Open Olympic WL Championships, Hartford, CT. 
See video of entire meet here...


                                                  Final Results


2011 Trinity Program

2011 Trinity Final Results.pdf

                      See Sarah Valentine's Photos of all lifters here...


August 7, 2011. Connecticut Open Olympic Weightlifting Championships, Bluestreak Sports Training, Stamford, CT.    


011 CT Open Final Results.pdf 

2011 Connecticut Open Progam Final.pdf

Playlist of entire 2011 CT Open meet here!:


Congratulations 2014 Olympian Megan Henry!  http://www.meganhenryskeleton.com/
Megan trained with us at Team CT this summer, increasing her clean from 60 kg to 80 kg, at 59 kg body weight! She won the push testing event at Lake Placid where she's training for the 2014 Olympics in skeleton - way to go Megan!

Email Coach Valentine today for Individual and group lessons in Weightlifting.
                        Valentine_Strength_Trifold_CT World Champion.pdf 


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Team CT at 2009 NBC Health and Wellness Festival in Hartford, CT - Over 25,000 attendees! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVhf7tIXaGI 

Also... Team CT has been invited back to  this event again October 1/2, 2011!!!

Team CT Tom Sullivan Atlantic States Best Lifter!

Coach Valentine in the News!  http://shuspectrum.wordpress.com/2010/02/11/valentine%E2%80%99s-special-cousins-become-conn-sports-icons/

 Please visit our site sponsor www.bluestreakst.com  - the Home of Olympic WL in CT.!

         Team Connecticut Olympic Weightlifting Club, April, 2010.
                        Sacred Heart Open Team Champions!

Team Connecticut Weightlifting Club was established in 1996 by 2003 World Masters Weightlifting Champion Gary Valentine, M.A., CSCS*D, USAW Level 2 Coach.