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09.12.2009

Passing of Asiri de Silva

It is with great sadness that I inform you all of the untimely passing of young Asiri De Silva from Sri Lanka . We all remember that only a few weeks ago, young Asiri won the silver medal in the Junior 105+kg category at the Commonwealth Championships in Penang , Malaysia . It is indeed […]

09.12.2009

Best of all in Goyang City

Lu Xiaojun (CHN – 77kg) received the ELEIKO-IWF Press Commission’s Best Male Lifter Award and Jang Mi-Ran (KOR +75kg) was given the ELEIKO-IWF Press Commission’s Best Female Lifter Award. The Awards were presented by Alain Lunzenfichter, Chairman of the IWF Press Commission, and Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President. On behalf of the IWF and the […]

09.12.2009

new East Asian Games record by Li Ping

W 53 kg   1 CHN LI Ping 1 93 1 122 215.0 GR Jerk 2 PRK PAEK Un Hui 2 88 2 113 201.0 3 HKG YU Weili 3 87 4 112 199.0 4 TPE FANG Li-chun 4 83 3 112 195.0 5 JPN MIYAKE Hiromi 5 82 5 110 192.0   Chinese weightlifter […]

09.12.2009

Two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn is on the stage again

Nearly 200 weightlifters, including members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team and 2009 Senior World Team, will compete at the American Open in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 11-13. Among the athletes scheduled to participate in the event are 2009 Senior World Team member Sarah Davis (Rincon, Ga.) and two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn (Norman, Okla.), who will […]

09.12.2009

Thailand’s goal: 100 golds, overall crown

On the eve of the 25th Southeast Asian Games in Laos, the head of the Thailand Olympic Committee bared his country’s strong intention of keeping the overall crown in the 11-nation regional event. “Anything less than the overall title will be a disappointment for us,” Gen Yutthasak Sasiprabha, the TOC president, told The Bangkok Post. […]

08.12.2009

Naharudin and Zaira (Malaysia) eye record-breaking lifts

One is a previous Games medallist. The other is making her debut. The two weightlifters, Naharudin Mahayudin and Zaira Zakaria, have set a common goal at the Laos SEA Games – to break their own national records in the men’s 62kg and women’s 48kg events respectively. The 25-year-old Naharudin had defied the odds to win […]

08.12.2009

International youth athletes to participate in Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp

The Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp, held from 8 to 12 December 2009, will see 432 youth athletes from around the world. A total of 275 student athletes from 132 National Olympic Committees, together with 157 student athletes from Singapore will experience an exciting range of activities and learn about the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship […]

07.12.2009
07.12.2009

Turkey Paid Bulgaria USD 7 M for Weightlifting Legend

Turkey is reported to have paid USD 7 M to Bulgaria’s communist government led by Todor Zhivkov for the Bulgarian-Turkish World and Olympic Champion in weightlifting Naim Suleimanov (Naim Süleymanoğlu). The former Deputy Turkish PM, Ekrem Pakdemirli, told the ‘Bulturk’ newspaper that ex Turkish PM and President and Turgut Ozal had personally told him to […]

07.12.2009

Indian Weightlifting Federation executive body to be reconstituted on Dec 27

A new executive body of the Indian Weightlifting Federation, the members of which resigned en masse last month, will be constituted by the Indian Weightlifting Federation General Body in its special meeting here on December 27. The Indian Olympic Association, which exerted pressure following a a series of dope flunks by the Indian lifters in […]

07.12.2009

Charles Mifsud’s Award

William Chetcuti (clay shooter) continued to enrich his already-impressive array of honours yesterday when he was named as the only Maltese sports personality to receive the Platinum Award in the eighth Maltese Olympic Committee Sports Awards. The presentations night, held at the Excelsior Hotel, was attended by various distinguished personalities including Parliamentary Secretary for Sport […]

07.12.2009

Chicken pox dashes medal hopes of Diaz (PHI)

After Olympian weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz was barred from joining the 25th Southeast Asian Games in Laos this week due to a bout with chicken pox, she has also been barred from competing in the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Dubai to be held right after the SEA Games. Diaz, the 18-year-old weightlifter who […]

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1 CHN 5 2  
2 THA 2 1 1
3 IRI 2    
4 PRK 1 3  
5 KAZ 1 1 3
6 COL 1   1
6 GEO 1   1
6 TPE 1   1
9 UZB 1    
10 ARM   2  
10 BLR   2  
10 INA   2  
13 PHI   1  
13 TUR   1  
15 EGY     2
16 ESP     1
16 JPN     1
16 KOR     1
16 LTU     1
16 ROU     1
16 USA     1

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