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My son made me proud

Moment of the Year by Horacio Reis

Four years ago, the Pan American Games were held on home soil, in Rio de Janeiro. Fernando Reis was just 17 and participated in an experiment to become a real athlete.


Attending the 2011 IWF World Championships

Moment of the Year by Kulsoom Abdullah

People asked me what the experience was like?

My weightlifting journey started by myself, I was determined to build strength. I did what I could do on my own, finding information on the Internet, […]


The last wish of a father

Moment of the Year by Paul Coffa

What a tragic World Championships it was for a young weightlifter from Palau, Stevick Patris – especially as it was his first ever World Championships.  […]