Head Coach Gary Valentine
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Valentine Strength, LLC.
Gary V  Bodybuliding  1977!
Interesting links

                              2nd Annual CT Olympic Weightlifting Championships!
                                         Sunday, Nov 22 ,
Live Webcast  here:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/team-connecticut-weightlifting-club 


2015 CT State FINAL Pre Meet Start List

2015 CT State Progam

2014 First Annual results here:            

Final Results 2014 CT States

    Please Subscribe to CT LWC YouTube page here to see all of our meets:

2016 Competition Schedule:

January 10  
Tri State Open, CF Norwalk (any USAW Registered athlete may compete)
February 20 Northeastern States Championships CF Revelation (Saturday)
April 10  New Haven Open   CF New Haven
May 22   Danbury Open   Cf New Haven

August 7 (tentative) Ct Open Bluestreak Sports, Stamford.
October (tentative)
Nutmeg Open, CF Bethel
Nov 20
  (Tentative )   CT State, Trinity

RESULTS!!! --- August 2, 2015, CT OPEN WL Competition.

2015 CT Open Final Results

See Meet Photos Here:

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


IWF Rulebook

Become LWC Referee 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 


GV, age 47, 348 cj!.MPG

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

Team Connecticut Weightlifting Club was established in 1996 by 2003 & 2013 World Masters Weightlifting Champion and record holder Gary Valentine, M.A., CSCS*D, USAW Level 2 National Coach, Level 1 and Level 2 Coach Course Instructor.