Guyana Amateur Weightlifting Association organized in the framework of IWF Education Program a Level 1 Coaching Course supported by IWF and the Panamerican Weightlifting Federation. The event was held at the National Sports Resource Center in Georgetown, Guyana between 9th-11th December 2016. The three days of intense practical and theoretical lessons were conducted by Mr. Kyle Pierce and attracted 29 participants of which 23 completed the course.
On the opening day Mr. Christopher Jones, Director of Sports in Guyana, Mr. Noel Adonis, Vice President of the Guyana Olympic Association and Mr. Frank Tucker, President of Guyana Amateur Weightlifting Association welcomed all participants. Trainers qualified to train beginners in weightlifting now. The media was on hand to capture the moments and circulate the same in the local press.
Source: Guyana Times