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26.09.2010

HERNANDEZ Yoelmis from Group B on the 3rd place of the podium!

ZIELINSKI Adrian (POL) displayed an explosive performance and won 3 medals including the gold in Total. After an unfortunate accident the Armenian lifter KHACHATRYAN Ara had his elbow seriously injured during his first attempt of Clean & Jerk. He was not able to continue the competition any more, there for his coach went up on […]

25.09.2010

Armenian Gold in men's 77 kg

In men’s 77kg MARTIROSYAN Tigran Gevorg (ARM) kept until the end his 3kg advantage performed during his third attempt in Snatch and finished first in Total with 373kg. In Clean & Jerk the Chinese lifter LU Xiaojun proved to be strong enough to ensure himself the Gold medal next to his two silvers gained in […]

25.09.2010

CWF confident Delhi 2010 Games will be successful despite alarming news

The Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation, in its latest newsletter signed by Secretary General Paul Coffa, expresses confidence in the success of the 2010 Commonwealth Games despite some alarming news recently coming from Delhi, India. As it is known, reports went around the world about the falling of the false roof of the new weightlifting hall and […]

24.09.2010

Kazakh-Russian Podium

On the 21st of September, in women’s 75kg no one managed to be just as good as PODOBEDOVA Svetlana (KAZ) who couldn’t be dethroned. World Champion in 2009, she now won the 3 gold medals after performing serial good lifts. During a stressful tactical fight the Russian lifter ZABOLOTNAYA Svetlana broke PODOBEDOVA’s World Records in […]

24.09.2010

Group A women's 69kg

In women’s 69kg category competition has been balanced from beginning until the end. The podium where winners stood up to take their medals over stayed unaltered. SHIMKOVA Svetlana from Russia managed to take the first place in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and in Total. Silver medal went to KANG Yue (CHN), and DALUYAN Meline (ARM) […]

23.09.2010

The 1500th WC Medal goes to SHIMKOVA Svetlana

For women competing in the 69kg category winning gold medal was not the only objective during the 6th competition day at the World Championships in Antalya. The winner of gold medal in Clean & Jerk also became the holder of the 1500th World Championship medal. The winner of this historical Gold is the Russian lifter […]

22.09.2010

Competition at its height

During the women’s 63kg category in Group A the Turkish lifter SIMSEK Sibel got an injury at the medial side of her right elbow while performing her second Snatch. Even though she found enough strength to keep her second place and win a silver medal in that lift and took the second place in Total. […]

22.09.2010

1500th medal to be awarded tomorrow in the women’s 69kg

On the 22nd of September 2010 during the competition of Group A in the women’s 69kg category the 1500th Women’s World Championship medal will awarded. On the occasion of this round number, Kornel Jancso, Editor in Chief the World Weightlifting Magazine and Aniko Nemeth-Mora, Senior Editor will award a special prize to the winner of the […]

20.09.2010

Third day continues with record

During the 3rd day in women’s 58kg category DENG Wei (CHN) showed without being contested her dominating position not only by winning the gold medal, but also setting a new Youth World Record in Clean & Jerk. The second place went to NOVIKAVA Nastassia who had a hard time after a small injury during her […]

19.09.2010

Second day of competition

The 19th of September 2010 In the women’s 53kg category CHEN Xiaoting (CHN) won without any difficulties all 3 gold medals in Snatch (100kg), in Clean & Jerk (122kg) and in Total with a result of 222kg. Besides a bronze medal in Snatch the Turkish lifter DASDELEN Aylin got 2 silver medals in Clean & […]

19.09.2010

New World Record set by Turkey on the first day!

The host country won 6 of the 9 medals aspired by the athletes on the first day of the competition. . Turkey won 3 gold medals, 2 silvers and a bronze at the World Championships Antalya in the women 48 kg category. TAYLAN Nurcan, the gold medalist of the Olympic Games 2004 and bronze medalist […]

19.09.2010

IWF proves it’s serious about the anti-doping fight

At the IWF Congress held in Antalya on 16th September 2010, the International Federation demonstrated its strength and proved that it is extremely serious about its fight against the plague of doping. As it is know, an important part and condition to battle doping in sport is the supply of the so-called “athletes’ whereabouts” information, […]

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