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27.03.2009

Eleiko Women Grand Prix 2009

At the Eleiko Women Grand Prix 2009 from 21 – 24 May in Lochen, Upper Austria there will be a strong competition with more than 11 nations.Egypt starts with an excellent team. Enga El Sayed Mahmoud 48kg Shimaa Gamal Maged 53 kg Rawia Hassan Shaban 58 kg Shimaa Mohamed Mohamed 63 kg Esmat Mansour El […]

26.03.2009

Preview of European Weightlifting Championships (start list)

Preview of European Weightlifting Championships26.03.2009 It will be Bucharest (Romania) hosting the 90th edition (22nd for female) of European Weightlifting Championships, from the 3rd to the 12th of April 2009. After the great success of Beijing Olympic Games, the great champions of Weightlifting Sport on the continental platform come back. Numbers are so high: 250 […]

25.03.2009

News from Oceania

Nauru Olympic Committee appoints new President His Excellency, Marcus Stephen, OWF President has recently been elected President of the Nauru Olympic Committee for the next four years. Marcus is the only Head of State to have competed at three Olympic Games. He competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1996 Atlanta Olympics and at the 2000 […]

24.03.2009

Invitation, Time Schedule, Regulation and Forms now available for WJC 2009

The Romanian Federation has prepared and launched the details for the 35th Men’s and 15th Women’s World Junior Weightlifting Championships, which will be held in Bucharest, 12-21 June 2009.You can download the Invitation, the Schedule and the Forms from this website. Regulation Preliminary Entry Form WOMEN Preliminary Entry Form MEN Final Entry Form WOMEN Final […]

24.03.2009

Report on Coaching course in Dubai (UAE)

In the time period 8-12 March, 2009 a coaching course was organized by the Weightlifting Federation of United Arab Emirates for local coaches and administrators of olympic lifting. The total number of participants was over 30 people, including 3 female coaches. The place of the course was a conference center with all the necessary high […]

24.03.2009

New President of the Austrian Weightlifting Federation

Former Kronenzeitung sports journalist and AIPS member, 67-year-old Norbert Wallauch has been elected to the top position in the Austrian Weightlifting Federation. Wallauch, who was elected in Linz, follows Johann Parmetler as President. Between 2001 – 2007 Wallauch was the President of the International Powerlifting Federation. Officer bearers ÖGV 2009 – 2012 President : Norbert […]

24.03.2009

WADA Suspends Ankara and Penang Laboratories from Anti-Doping Analysis

WADA has suspended the accredited laboratories in Ankara, Turkey, and Penang, Malaysia, from carrying out anti-doping analysis for respectively three and two months. The suspension is in effect as of March 23, 2009. During this period of suspension, these two laboratories, which are part of the 34 WADA-accredited laboratories worldwide, will not be allowed to […]

23.03.2009

Olympic Champion Földi lends his name to a Sports Hall

The Sports Hall of Tatabánya (Hungary), home of many successful weightlifting events in the ’70s and ’80s, like the famous Pannonia Cups, is named after Imre Földi, 1972 Olympic champion. Földi took part in five Olympic Games (1964-1976), he was five times World Champion, ten times European Champion. He set up 20 world records. His speciality was the […]

23.03.2009

Manueli Tulo lifts top sports award in Fiji

  Young weightlifter Manueli Tulo was named the 2008 Fiji Sportsman of the Year at the Sports Awards Night last week held in Suva, Fiji. Tulo,  aged 18, of Levuka,  Fiji ,  won gold at the Commonwealth Youth Games  held in Pune, India last October in the 56kg Category.  Tulo was not able to receive his […]

22.03.2009

More about new member countries

This year the Lao Weightlifting Federation was established and the IWF Executive Board approved the affiliation of the LWF. The President of the Federation is Lt. Col. Thansamay Kommasith. He is working with three Vice Presidents and five Members of the Presidium. The General Secretary is Mr. Bounsaleumsay Khennavong. The headquarters are in Vientiane. The Gambia Weightliting […]

21.03.2009

37th European Union Championships

The Championships organized in Ciechanow (Poland) brought a great success for the home team as they won four women and four men categories. The Spanish team gathered three gold medals (two by women, one by men). Other Gold medal winning nations: women: France, men: Greece(2),  Latvia Marzena Karpinska (Poland) and Issac Morillas (Spain) Best on […]

21.03.2009

New Address of Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian Weightlifting FederationRoom No. 28-31, Top Floor,Palika Place, R.K. Ashram Marg,Opp. Metro Station R.K. Ashram Marg,New Delhi 110 001Telefax: 0091-11-43565308 Please also note the correspondence address of the General Secretary as Sqn.Ldr. B.R.Gulati2/27, Guruprasad Co-op. Housing Society24, Bund Garden Road, PUNE–411 001 (India)E-mail: indian.weightlifting@nullgmail.comTel: 91 20 26166741, Mobile +91 9822012972, Fax 91 20 26138703

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