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03.07.2009

Mediterranean Confederation elects New Executive and accepts Fair Play Charter

On 28th June, in Pescara, Italy, in connection with the Mediterranean Games, the Mediterranean Weightlifting Confederation held its Congress. In the presence of Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President and Dr. Antonio Urso, EWF President, as well as 14 member countries, a new Executive Board was elected to the Confederation. MWC Executive Board President: Maurizio Lo […]

03.07.2009

Finnish Weightlifting Federation 75 year gala.

75 years of Finnish Weightlifting On a beautiful summer day on June 28, 2009 in Pori, Finland, the ‘Who’s Who’ of Finnish weightlifting gathered together to celebrate 75 years of Finnish Weightlifting. The first weightlifting competition had been held over a hundred years ago back in November of 1892, but on November 25, 1934, the […]

01.07.2009

Weightlifting, athletics top fitness test

WEIGHTLIFTING and athletics topped the fitness test in their preparation for the Pacific Mini Games in Cook Islands. According to assessors’ finding released by the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) and the National Selection and Justification Committee (NSJC), both sports were rated 95 per cent competitive and 100 per cent fit. From general […]

01.07.2009

Mediterranean Games 5th Day: Gold medals for Greece and Syria

Men’s 94 kg had a Greek hero as Kourtidis Nikolaos was so strong to break three Mediterranean Games records. In snatch he had 175 and later 177 kg. In clean and jerk he lifted 215 kg to win his second gold with a new regional record. In men’s 105 kg category the competition was open […]

30.06.2009

2009 Top results in three categories in Korea

You can find here the complete result list of „2009 International Friendship Tournament” in Pocheon (KOR, 25-26.06.2009) Results in +75 kg cat, 77 kg cat and +105 kg cat are the best in the world in 2009 !!!Photos:Marek Drzewowski (POL) ,author of „Polska Sztanga” > www.polska.sztanga.prv.pl Results

30.06.2009
29.06.2009

China’s Olympians win Laureus team award

The remarkable success that China’s sporting heroes achieved at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games capped yet another honor their way. The Chinese Olympic team was on Friday named the “Team of the Year” at the prestigious 2009 Laureus World Sports Awards held in Beijing. Topping the medal tally with 51 gold medals, 21 silvers and […]

28.06.2009
28.06.2009

Balti Cup 2nd day

Men 85- +105 kg. 1) Viktors Scerbatihs Latvia 431,900p. (422, 192+230), 2) Vitalijs Kovtuns Latvia 388,290 (327, 147+180), 3) Marcin Gabrys Poland 386,906 (343, 150+193), 4) Antti Everi Finland 352,945 (345, 155+190), 5) Kacper Wiejak Poland 349,127 (315, 140+175), 6) Andres Viksi Estonia 301,517 (251, 118+133), 7) Kaido Pantelejev Estonia 294,586 (244, 112+132), Miika Antti-Roiko […]

28.06.2009

Mediterranean Games 2nd day: Turkish and Albanian gold among women

Turkish and Albanian gold among women The Turkish Olympic Champion Taylan Nurcan has given Turkey 2 gold medals at the 2009 Pescara Mediterranean Games. She came first in the 53 kg category in the snatch event, lifting 88 and 90 kg at the Pescara Sports Stadium during the first day of the competition. She later won […]

28.06.2009
28.06.2009

All in white!

In April 2004 shortly before the Olympics in Athens Andre Rohde and Ivonne Heiden saw each other for the first time during a Bundesliga match in Berlin . Ivonne, German Champion gymnast (member of German team placed 3rd at Euro 2000) saw a live weightlifting competition for the first time in her life.In February 2005 […]

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