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29.11.2010
26.11.2010

HOA Commemorative Assembly in Budapest, Hungary

As the 26th National Olympic Academy created, the Hungarian Olympic Academy (HOA) is considered as one of the most active organizations.   Since its creation in 1985, the Hungarian Olympic Academy plays a substantial role in the promotion and recognition of the Olympic Ideal, and fosters the Olympic traditions of the Hungarian Sport with great […]

25.11.2010

Olympic Solidarity Course, Argentina

In the framework of the Olympic Solidarity Program, Argentina is organizing a course for weightlifters and coaches until November 29th. The well known and recognized lecturer Mr. Marcelino del Frade (CUB), member of the IWF Technical Committee, from the Pan-American continent was appointed by the IWF to hold the lectures. This is again a great […]

24.11.2010

IWF Development Program in Ghana

A Weightlifting Educational Seminar was held in Ghana from 22 to 24 November. The complex course that ended today was organized in the framework of the IWF Development Program, and dealt with important anti-doping, coaching, nutrition and technical issues.   Organizing such courses regularly on the African continent has a great impact on the development […]

23.11.2010

John Fahey to Remain WADA President until the End of 2013

Montreal, November 21, 2010 – During its meeting of November 21st held in Montreal, Canada, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Foundation Board endorsed a second three-year term for the Agency’s President, the Hon. John Fahey, and Vice-President, Prof. Arne Ljungqvist.

22.11.2010
22.11.2010

The last competition days in Dongguan

Olympic Gold Medalist in Beijing, Lu Yong (CHN) won first place in the Men’s 85kg bodyweight category at the 16th Asian Games Guangzhou, China with a total of 376kg. Second place went to the Uzbekistanian lifter Mansurbek Chashemov followed by Kim Kwang Hoon (KOR) who ended up third.   In Women’s 69kg, the Olympic Champion […]

22.11.2010

2010 European Junior and Under 23 Weightlifting Championships, Cyprus

The city of Limassol, on the south coast of Cyprus, will host the 2010 European Junior & Under 23 Weightlifting Championships, to be held from the 19th until 28th of November. The official time schedule will be announced after the verification of Final Entries during the Technical Meeting on 20 November 2010. According to the […]

18.11.2010

In pursuit of Gold at the Asian Games

In Men’a 77kg Pang Kum Chol (PRK) showed without being contested his dominating position and won the gold medal with a substantial lead of 38kg over the bronze medalist lifter from Kazakhstan Shauyeteyev Dauren. Second place went to Pavlov Kirill (KAZ) with a Total of 325kg still 23kg less than Pang Kum Chol (348kg).   […]

17.11.2010

Deadline reminder for the IWF Intercontinental Clubs Grand Prix

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) organizes an IWF Grand Prix that is an individual qualification competition to be held in Penang, Malaysia from 11 to 16 December 2010. The deadline for all Clubs and Federations to send their Final Entry Forms is Saturday November 20. We await every athlete willing to participate to fill in […]

17.11.2010

A small peek at the 16th Asian Games Guangzhou, China

After the third day of competition, Chinese lifters are dominating the field. According to the medal standings, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has won a total of five, just like their strongest competitor China. The Champion of the 2010 Antalya World Championships Wu Jingbiao (CHN) won the first Weightlifting gold medal in Dongguan Gymnasium […]

17.11.2010

International Tournament in France

The Tournament Denis Randon was created on the idea of Clermont Sports that Yves Randon decided to take back later on. The Tournament to commemorate Denis Randon, the founder of the Weightlifting Club of Clermont l’Hérault will be held on the 30th of October 2010. The city hosts the only International Weightlifting Tournament of France […]

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