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22.10.2009

Contact details of BWLA Office

The BWLA offices are relocated to Leeds with World Class Lifting; and Joyce Marufu will take full responsibility for administration services. The new address is: BWLA, 110 Cavendish, Leeds Metropolitan University, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS.Telephone Number: 01138127098. The email for Joyce at present is Joyce.marufu@nullworldclasslifting.org

21.10.2009
20.10.2009

Olympic champion Cao Lei easily wins gold at Chinese National Games

Olympic champion Cao Lei breezily won the gold medal in the women’s 75kg category at the 11th Chinese National Games weightlifting competition on Monday. Cao, 26, winner in the Beijing Olympics, met almost no challenge throughout the competition. She snatched 125kg, jerked 150kg and lifted a total of 275kg to win the gold. Rookie Xiang […]

20.10.2009
20.10.2009

Teenagers show potiential at Chinese National Games (58 kg, 63 kg)

Two teenagers caused media hype in the women’s weightlifting competition as they both overcame veterans to win gold medals at the 11th Chinese National Games on Sunday. Guan Xinlei of Jiangsu, 19, hoisted a winning lift 147kg in her final attempt, seven kilos more than her fifth lift, to knock down defending champion Ouyang Xiaofang […]

20.10.2009
20.10.2009

China’s 11th National Games Opened

The 11th National Games, billed as China’s mini-Olympics, opened amid a splendid ceremony in Jinan, east China’s Shandong Province Friday evening, October 16, 2009 in Jinan., east China’s Shandong Province Friday evening. Chinese President Hu Jintao officially opened the Games at the ceremony held in the newly built Olympic Sports Complex in this capital city […]

16.10.2009
16.10.2009

Gold again for the Steiner weightlifting dynasty

Sydney – A magic moment from the Beijing Games was recreated Thursday at the World Masters Games in Sydney when Friedrich Steiner, father of Olympic weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner, paraded a gold medal won in the men’s 70-74 age category. The younger Steiner, a German citizen after falling out with the Austrian weightlifting federation, endeared […]

15.10.2009

What’s with China’s National Games?

For those of you not familiar, China’s National Games is held every four years in the country since 1975, when the Cultural Revolution was coming to an end. This year the 11th National Games will be held in Shandong Province, from October 16th to 28th. Every four years, the best players in national teams go […]

14.10.2009

Alfred Knight Close to be unveiled this weekend

Friends and family of Olympic weightlifter, Alfred Knight, will be attending a special ceremony this Saturday, 17th October, to unveil a brand new street at David Wilson South Midlands’ Arena Gate development in Duston, which has been named after the sporting hero. Alfred Knight Close is just one of a number of streets within the […]

14.10.2009
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