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Olitek 2016 Australian and Oceania Masters Weightlifting Championships incorporating Pacific Rim Masters Tournament

The Event

Weightlifting Tasmania welcomes international teams, and Australian participants and supporters to the Olitek 2016 Australian and Oceania Weightlifting Championships to be held 3-5 June in Hobart. This event is also an open invitational event for Masters around the Pacific Rim.

City of Hobart

The City of Hobart

Preliminary Entries

The linked file was last updated 15 April 2016.

Click here for preliminary entries

The Competition Venue

The venue for the championships is the Grandstand Hall at the Hobart Showgrounds. The venue is 800m2 and is used regularly for concerts and exhibitions. The hall is heated, has high ceilings, multiple entrances and there is easy vehicle access and free parking is available.

In close proximity to the Grandstand Hall (just above), there is a catering area with a full commercial kitchen. The venue is licensed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Training Venue

The training venue is the Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania, 18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy. This venue is approximately 200m from the competition venue. The training venue has 14 platforms with appropriate bars, weight discs and squat stands. The training venue has separate change facilities for male and female, a kitchen and onsite massage if required. The training venue is a dedicated facility solely for Weightlifting purposes.

Event Officials

Draft roster of technical officials for the event. This file was last updated on 27 April 2016.

Click here for draft roster of technical officials.


It is best to book accommodation as soon as possible as accommodation will be booked by spectators of a significant Football game on Friday/Saturday.

Accommodation within 2Km of competition venue

  • Best Western Balmoral Motor Inn (31 Rooms)
  • Riverfront Motel & Villas (65 rooms)
  • Martin Cash Hotel (28 Rooms)
  • Undine Colonial Accommodation (5 rooms)

Accommodation within 7Km of competition venue (too numerous to mention all  but including)

Major Tourist Attractions

Mt Wellington, Hobart  Mt Wellington 

Overlooking the City of Hobart, travel to the top on a sunny day and see much of southern Tasmania
 Port Arthur Historic Site Port Arthur Historic Site

You will love the guided tours
 Museum of Old and New Art Mona (Museum of Old and New Art)

World famous, the strangest of exhibitions


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