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19.05.2009

Haworth underwent surgery

Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth underwent surgery last week, but the three-time Olympian’s latest health concern won’t impact her plans for the 2012 Olympics. “The injury has actually given me a little more resolve,” said Haworth from the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado. “I’ve had to rededicate myself to weightlifting. You get some time off and […]

19.05.2009

Results of Asian Championships 2009

Iran won first place of the 40th Asian Senior Men’s Weightlifting Championship. Iran climbed the podium with 583 points, winning six golds, six slivers and three bronzes. Kazakhstan and China came second and third respectively in the tournament. RESULTS

19.05.2009

IWF Executive Board held first meeting in ChiangMai

At its first official meeting since the Electoral Congress in Madrid, the new IWF Executive Board launched its activities. Led by President Dr. Tamás Aján and General Secretary Ma Wenguang, the Board had to deal with the difficult task of selecting additional members to complete the Executive Board and the Committees. The following Members were […]

18.05.2009

Arafura Games in conjunction with the Oceania Championships.

SUCCESS, DRAMA, RECORDS, ENTERTAINMENT,AT THIS YEARS ARAFURA GAMES AND OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS The 2009 Arafura Games and Oceania Championships for Seniors and Juniors were held in the Australian city of Darwin. A city, rich in aboriginal culture and wonderfully warm weather. Unique in its environment. The Arafura Games was opened on the 9th May in colourful […]

16.05.2009

Iran on the Top

Iran weightlifter Moradi wins 3 gold medals Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi has won three gold medals at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Kazakhstan. Moradi took the three medals after he placed first in the 85 kg class on Wednesday. The Iranian athlete lifted a total of 367 kg, 168 kg in snatch and 199 kg […]

15.05.2009

Glasgow 2014 announces appointment of Head of Sport

13th May, 2009 Glasgow 2014 Limited, the Organising Committee for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow between 23rd July and 3rd August 2014, has today announced the appointment of Greg Warnecke as its Head of Sport. Greg will be responsible for developing the strategies within the sport function taking into consideration the requirements […]

14.05.2009

Youth World Records established and published by the IWF

In view of the 1st Youth World Championships to be held next week in Thailand, the IWF has established the “basic” World Records for men (boys) and women (girls) for the Youth age group, i.e. 13-17 year old weightlifters. As the basis for the Youth World Records the Youth Records of those Continental Federations were […]

14.05.2009

Silver and bronze for Prapawadee

Olympic champion Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon could only grab a silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tardykolgan, Kazakhstan. Prapawadee, who comfortably won gold in the 53kg division at the 2008 Olympics, took silver in the snatch with a lift of 94kg. China’s Chen Xiaoting clinched gold with a 98kg effort. In the […]

13.05.2009

Local lifters struggle to make grade

IF you’ve been to the weightlifting training centre at Aung San Stadium recently, you might have noticed a change in atmosphere. Most of the familiar faces from past national teams are long gone – and hopefully, with them, the drug scandals of recent years – and have been replaced by a new generation of up […]

13.05.2009

Nauru news

Nauru Olympic Committee new president His Excellency, Marcus Stephen, OWF President has been elected President of the Nauru Olympic Committee for the next four years. He is the only Head of State to have competed at three Olympic Games.(competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1996 Atlanta Olympics and at the 2000 Sydney Olympics)Aaron Cook was […]

13.05.2009

75th anniversary for Finnish

In 2009 the Finnish Weightlifting Federation is celabrating its 75th anniversary. The Baltic Cup competition will serve as our Gala Competition with competitors from countries around the Baltic Sea such as Olympic Bronze Medalist from Beijing 2008, World and European Champion Viktor Scerbatihs (Latvia) and European Silver Medalist from Bucharest 2009 Ruth Kasirye (Norway). Also […]

12.05.2009
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