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30.10.2009

Over 60 Countries have sent Entries to 2009 Goyang WWC

More than 60 countries have confirmed their participation in the 2009 Goyang World Championships with their athletes and several further entries are now undergoing clarification and confirmation procedures. The IWF Secretariat has established the preliminary List of Entries, as of 29th October 2009, which you can now find  herewith published under the Goyang logo.

30.10.2009

London 2012 Olympic pictograms

The London 2012 Olympic pictograms represent each of the sports and disciplines of the Olympic Games. There are two formats for each pictogram – a silhouette and a ‘dynamic’ version. The dynamic format of the pictograms bring the representations to life. They will be used on merchandise, posters and sign-posts. They were inspired by the London […]

29.10.2009

Vasily Draga honoured

On the occasion of the EWF’s 40th Anniversary in Wladislawowo, IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján awarded Ukraininan official Mr. Vasily Draga with the IWF International Bronze Order. Mr. Draga served on the IWF Scientific and Research Committee from 1992 to 2005 and contributed to the development of the sport with his valuable scientific activities. He also served Olympic […]

29.10.2009

Judith Chacon (VEN) 1986-2009

We are deeply saddened to inform the Weightlifting Family that Venezuelan lifter Judith Chacon passed away. She gave birth to a baby but was subsequently taken by H1N1 disease which she could not survive.With Judith Chacon weightlifting lost a very important South-American athlete. She was a member of the Venezuela team in the Beijing Olympic […]

29.10.2009

Results 2009 Commonwealth Championships

The full results of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships for Senior and Junior held in Penang Malaysia on the 19th – 23rd October, plus the team points and best lifters awards. 2009_Commonwealth_Championships_results.pdf Paul Coffa (CWF General Secretary)  

28.10.2009

Bolivarian Games weightlifting competitions will start on 30th Oct.

President of the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee (COE) Danilo Carrera said that Ecuador will compete at the 17th Bolivarian Sports Games with 438 athletes in 33 sports. The Bolivarian Games will be hosted from Nov. 14 to 24 in Sucre, Bolivia, however the weightlifting competitions will start on Oct.30 and some competitions will be hosted also […]

28.10.2009

London 2012 Stamp Program

London 2012 Stamps London 2012 has entered into an agreement with Royal Mail, the national postal service of the United Kingdom, to create and publish a collection of commemorative stamps celebrating the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. Over the course of the next 3 years Royal Mail will publish a total of thirty stamps […]

28.10.2009

The IOC launches the Youth Olympic Games Medal Design Competition

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is offering the public a chance to make Olympic history by designing an Olympic medal for the Youth Olympic Games. People around the world are being invited to submit their designs for the medals to be awarded at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) which will be held in Singapore […]

27.10.2009

Sun Haibo crowned strongest man in Chinese National Games

Asian champion Sun Haibo beat defending champion Dong Feng to claim the title of the strongest man in China in the men’s over 105kg category at the 11th Chinese National Games on Monday. Sun, representing Jilin province, made an amazing lift in his second attempt, jerking 245kg, totaling 445kg to secure the gold. Sun, Asian champion […]

27.10.2009

National champion Yang Zhe wins gold in the 105kg category

Teenager Yang Zhe of Shandong stunned veteran Wang Hailong with obvious advantage to win the gold medal in the men’s 105kg category at the National Games Monday. Yang, winner in the national championships in 2008, took the lead since the snatch to nail the gold with one attempt left, totalling at 402kg. However, the 18-year-old […]

26.10.2009

Pre-Application of Media Accreditation

2009 Goyang World Weightlifting Championships Organizing Commitee will take pre-application for AD card of Media to reduce time for issue the AD card for Media visitors and convenience for your news material work. ㅁ The deadline for making application : 25th Oct 2009 ㅁ Way of application : After fill out the Media Accreditation Form […]

26.10.2009

GB Team for World Championships

The following lifters have been selected for the World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang City, Korea form the 17th-29th November. Name Wt Cat. Coach Natasha Perdue 69kg Tamas Feher Gurbinder Cheema 105kg Cheema Singh Both athletes were 1 kg off the selection total for their weight category however the selection committee felt that both athletes are […]

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