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04.06.2009

IWF Technology applied at Pan-Am: Live Results on this website!

At the combined Pan-American, US National and Ibero-American Championships starting today in Chicago, USA, the application of the IWF TIS (Technology and Information System) will enable real time scoreboard display of all the competitions.Follow the progress of contests between 267 lifters from 21 countries by clicking on the Live Results    

04.06.2009

A Preview of the Pan American/Ibero American Weightlifting Championships and 2009 U.S. National Championships

With three separate competitions going on at once, the Pan American Weightlifting Championships, the Ibero American Weightlifting Championships, and the 2009 U.S. National Championships, there will be a ton of weightlifting to watch and some stiff competition. “It’s a big event,” said Mike Gattone, Senior International Coach and High Performance and Coaching Education Director for […]

04.06.2009

Cuban Weightlifters Travel to Chicago

A team of 10 Cuban weightlifters travelled to the US city of Chicago to participate in the Pan American and Iberoamerican Championship.. The team of the Caribbean nation is comprised of eight men and two women and it is led by world multi-medallist and world champion in the clean and jerk event Sergio Alvarez (62 […]

04.06.2009

Lyn Jones – Section Manager, Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games

In accordance with the published selection criteria, the Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) has nominated to the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) Mr. Lyn Jones to serve as the Weightlifting Section Manager for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. This significant role also includes the organisational portfolio of ‘National Team Manager’ for the following events in prior […]

04.06.2009
04.06.2009

Chicago is excited

Two-hundred-eighty athletes from 22 countries are preparing to compete in the Pan-Am weightlifting championship at the UIC forum. Among them, the Cuban women’s team, which is competing for the first time in the United States. Tickets are free with the hope that enthusiastic crowds will send the message that Chicago is excited about hosting an […]

03.06.2009
03.06.2009

Ingrid Marcum pushing to be an Olympian

If the Olympics had a triathlon event that included balance beam, clean-and-jerk and sled push, Ingrid Marcum would be a lock to make the U.S. team. Marcum was an accomplished gymnast and still is an elite athlete in weightlifting and bobsled, a singular combination of athletic excellence yet one that so far has left her […]

03.06.2009
02.06.2009

Qualification to the 2010 Youth Olympic Games as per 1st YWWC

The 1st EGAT Youth World Weightlifting Championships held in ChiangMai last month produced the first set of teams (National Federations) who will be able to send their athletes aged 16-17 in 2010 to Singapore, to the Youth Olympic Games. In accordance with the 2010 YOG Qualification Regulation, the following tables give the Youth Olympic slots […]

01.06.2009

Former National Weightlifter’s Death A Great Loss

Former national weightlifter and Hall of Fame inductee Sum Kwok Seng, passed away on Saturday at the age of 84. The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) in a statement said, the late Sum was an active member of the Malaysian Amateur Weightlifting Federation (MAWF) from the 1950 to the 1990s. According to the statement, Sum […]

30.05.2009

Japan’s 100 year Olympic legacy marked by foundation of Institute of Olympism

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) today marked the centenary of its country’s active involvement in the Olympic Movement by announcing the creation of the Kano Jigoro Memorial International Sport Institute in Tokyo. The Institute, inaugurated exactly 100 years after Jigoro Kano became the first International Olympic Committee (IOC) member from Asia, will promote the values […]

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