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25.10.2009

77kg category at Chinese National Games

Results of the men’s 77kg weightlifting competition at the 11th Chinese National Games on Saturday: 1. Su Dajin, Chinese Army, 374kg (165kg, snatch/109kg, jerk) 2. Lv Xiaojun, Tianjin, 373kg (170kg/103kg) 3. Li Hongli, Guangdong, 365kg (170kg/195kg)  

25.10.2009

Olympic champion Liao Hui towers above total world record

Olympic Champion Liao Hui continued his invincible lift as he broke the total world record of the men’s weightlifting 69kg category to win gold at the Chinese National Games on Saturday. Liao, representing Chinese Army, lifted 195kg in the jerk for a total result of 358kg, one kilo more than the current world record of 357kg, […]

24.10.2009
24.10.2009
24.10.2009

Long Qingquan betters Mutlu’s world record at Chinese National Games

Olympic champion Long Qingquan made his impressive debut at the 11th Chinese National Games as he towered weightlifting legend Mutlu’s jerk world record in men’s 56kg category Friday. Long of Hunan hoisted 169kg in his final attempt to smash the jerk world record by one kilo, which was made by Turkish Olympic champion Halil Mutlu. […]

24.10.2009
23.10.2009

Three time Olympian Rodrigo del Rosario, passed away at 92

Arturo Macapagal, president of the Philippine Olympian Association, announced the passing away of Olympian Rodrigo del Rosario, 92. He was the first to represent his country at Olympic Games in weightlifting. Del Rosario, from Cabangan, Zambales, represented the country in three Olympics: London 1948 (5th), Helsinki 1952 (4th) and Melbourne 1956 (eliminated in clear and […]

22.10.2009

Deadline for Final Entries to expire on 25 October!

Attention National Federations! The deadline for Final Entries to the 2009 Goyang World Championships expires on 25th October 2009.Send your Final Entries to the Organising Committee armi8@nullkorea.kr with a copy to the IWF tamas.ajan@nulliwfnet.net before the deadline.  

22.10.2009

Hatch to coach USA team competing in Goyang

Gayle Hatch has been named head coach of the USA men’s weightlifting team that will be competing Nov. 23 to Nov. 28 in Seoul, Korea. Hatch served as the head coach of the 2004 men’s U.S. Olympic weightlifting team that competed in Athens, Greece.  

22.10.2009

Maggie Lynes’s appointment

The English Committee of the BWLA are pleased to announce the appointment of Maggie Lynes as the Weightlifting Team Manager for the 2010 Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in October 2010 in Delhi, India. Maggie was a competitor in the early 1990’s winning silver medal at the 1990 European Senior Championships, and gold in […]

22.10.2009

Louis Martin MBE was elected as President of BWLA

The BWLA Annual General Meeting elected Louis Martin MBE as President of BWLA. Louis was an outstanding weightlifting competitor from the late 1950’s to the early 1970’s. During this time, Louis was four World Championship titles 1959, 1961, 1963 and 1965. Louis won silver at the 1964 Olympic Games and bronze at the 1968 Olympic […]

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