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18.07.2009

International Coaching Course (ICC), Budapest, Hungary

HISTORYThe first International Coaching Course in Budapest was held in 1971. Since the establishment of the Course, over 1.500 participants from more than 85 countries and all continents of the world received their education and certificate at our University. As a result of the long time activity in the international coach education the Course management […]

18.07.2009

Mid-2009 Commonwealth rankings and records

Herewith the mid-year listings of the current Commonwealth records, as well as the 2009 Commonwealth ranking lists (top-25 absolute and one-per-nation per weight category, both for men and women) are avaible by Michael Noonan, Record Keeper & Statistician of Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation. 2009 Commonwealth Rankings as at 01 July.pdfCommonwealth records as at 01 July 2009.pdf

18.07.2009

Shailaja to be dropped from 2010 CWG elite list

Four top women lifters of India are dropped from the core group for the 2010 Commonwealth GamesPreparations after they failed to report for the national camp in time, Indian Weightlifting Federation said. Pujari, Renubala Chanu, S Yamini and Shristi Singh were among 60 elite lifters selected for 2010 CWG training which started in February but […]

17.07.2009

AUSTRALIAN WEIGHTLIFTING ANNOUCES INAUGURAL PATRON

The Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) is delighted to announce Her Excellency; Ms. Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia has accepted the inaugural position of Patron of the Australian Weightlifting Federation. Having been sworn in as the 25th Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 05 September 2008, Her Excellency is the first woman […]

17.07.2009

Do not miss this party!

On 14 August 2009, the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee will be organising a One Year Countdown event to commemorate 365 days to the first Youth Olympic Games. Join in the countdown to the inaugural Youth Olympic Games.Event details:Date: Friday, 14 August 2009 – Time: 5pm to 9pmVenue: The Padang, Connaught DriveCount down to […]

15.07.2009

Technical Officials to be nominated for 2009 Goyang WWC

National Federations may propose Technical Officials to work at the 2009 Goyang World Championships (19-29 November), to be held in Goyang City, Korea. The IWF’s Calling Letter tells about the conditions of the nomination. The Nomination Form is downloadable. Deadline: 19 August 2009 

15.07.2009

Latest of the Contreras case

Dominican weightlifter Yuderqui Contreras has cleared her name after the International Olympic Committee announced that Contreras’ B sample came up as negative during tests in Paris. Contreras’ A sample, taken shortly after the 2008 Beijing Olympics tested positive for the performance enhancing drug CERA. There had also been much controversy and suspicion surrounding Contreras because […]

15.07.2009

European Junior Championships, Landskrona preview

European Junior Championships, Landskrona In his last article the President of Swedish Weightlifting Federation, Benny Johansson, expresses his thought about forthcoming European Junior Championships in Landskrona. The organizer plan for 180 – 190 athletes from 30 – 35 countries, and all together about 350 people which are involved in the competition during the last week […]

15.07.2009

USA Weightlifting CEO Chosen

The Board of Directors announced that Rick Adams has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of USA Weightlifting. Rick worked his way through law school as a decorated police officer. He chose law school as a means for getting a business background and immediately after graduating law school put his degree and experience as […]

12.07.2009
11.07.2009

‘Bronze Medalist’ Has Charms of Sports Drama

Pushing limits, celebrating team spirit and savoring that delicious victory _ or honorable loss _ the classic sports drama is programmed to grip viewers with an adrenaline rush. “Bronze Medalist,” featuring weightlifting teenage girls, offers everything you expect from such a film, but also more. South Korea is a country obsessed with first prizes, and […]

11.07.2009

Sri Lankan bronze at Japan's Weightlfting Senior Championships

69th & 21st JAPAN WEIGHTLIFTING MAN AND WOMAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 51 woman and 72 men competed in Memorial Gymnasium on Saitama (04-05.07.2009). , 12 Japan senior and 2 juniors (U20) records were broken. (By Marek Drzewowski) Results One Sri Lankan male athlete competed in 69kg category and got bronze medal.He is living in Japan because he […]

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