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15.03.2010

Palau to host 2010 Micronesia Games

Palau will be the host country for the 2010 Micronesian Games to be held in August 1st to the 10th. Countries participating are Nauru, Kiribati, Marshall Islands Guam, Saipan, Palau and the four states of Micronesia – Yap, Kosrae, Chuuk and Pohnpei.

15.03.2010

New Secretary for Kiribati Weightlifting

Willy Uan, past General Secretary of the Kiribati Olympic Committee and one of the first coaches and administrator for the sport of weightlifting in Kiribati has now been elected the General Secretary of the Kiribati Weightlifting Federation.

15.03.2010

New Record to Itte Detenamo (Nauru)

Super-heavyweight weightlifter Itte Detenamo (Nauru) has just returned back to the Oceania Weightlifting Institute here in New Caledonia from his short but successful trip to the USA, where he competed at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Weightlifting Championships, in Columbus – Ohio. Itte snatched a personal best lift of 175Kg and clean & jerked 216Kg and set […]

15.03.2010

US Olympic freestyle gold medalist Henry Wittenberg dead at 91

Henry Wittenberg, a U.S. freestyle wrestler who won a gold and a silver medal at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, died Tuesday at age 91. The New York Times described Wittenberg as “one of America’s greatest wrestlers while a New York City police officer.” According to the obituary in the New York Times, Wittenberg was […]

14.03.2010
12.03.2010

Arnold Classics results

The 2010 Arnold Weightlifting Championships presented weightlifters in a three day event featuring open divisions for youth through adult competitors. This year’s competitions included: the Master’s Lifting Invitational for lifters 35 years & older; the Arnold International Weightlifting Invitational where lifters competed for prize money; and the Arnold Weightlifting Champions of Tomorrow for lifters 8-20 […]

12.03.2010

Oceania meet comes home

Friday, March 12, 2010 FIJI will host the 2010 Oceania and South Pacific Championships (senior, junior, youth) and Olympic Youth qualification event for the first time since 2004. The competition will be played on May 4-7. This will be the Olympic Youth Continental qualification championship for the Singapore Olympic Youth Games in August. Twenty countries […]

11.03.2010
10.03.2010
09.03.2010

Treasure trove for weightlifting data-hunters on this website

This website now offers a treasure trove for statisticians, fans and weightlifting data-hunters by making downloadable the famous and popular summaries and annual statistical reports of Hon. President Gottfried Schödl. His two compilations of the Senior World Championships and the Junior World Championships 1997-2007, as well as the IWF Annual Books 2007, 2008 and now for […]

09.03.2010

Natalie Burgener is back

A member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team and American Record holder in the 63kg division, Burgener took 2009 off, but returned to Colorado Springs in 2010 and is training at the OTC with the goal of medalling at the 2012 Olympic Games.

09.03.2010

Glasgow 2014 Unveils Commonwealth Brand Identity

Glasgow 2014 has unveiled a new brand identity and web site at an event at the Clyde Auditorium, which will be the venue for the Weightlifting Competition during the Games. As with all previous Games, and as set out in the Host City Contract, Glasgow 2014 has created a completely new Games brand with the […]

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