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08.11.2009

Queen meets weightlifting teen with 2016 ambitions

A 15-year-old girl who could lift a prop-forward rugby player above her head was awestruck after shaking hands with the Queen. Weightlifting British record breaker Zoe Smith, from Abbey Wood, met the Queen on Tuesday whilst at the 2012 Olympic Park in Stratford to check on construction progress and meet with top athletes. Ms Smith […]

07.11.2009

The AWF's new CEO is Michael Keelan

Matthew Curtain concluded his tenure with the Australian Weightlifting Federation on 6th November. The AWF’s new CEO is Michael Keelan. Michael Keelan is a well experienced sports administrator having served the AWF as its High Performance Manager since 2008. He is also a former elite athlete – having participated for England at the 1978 & […]

07.11.2009

Toronto awarded 2015 Pan American Games

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Toronto, which failed twice in bids to land the summer Olympics, was selected to host the 2015 Pan American Games on Friday. In a secret ballot by the Pan American Sports Organization, Toronto won on the first round with 33 votes, eliminating Lima, Peru, which received 11, and Bogota, which earned 7. […]

06.11.2009

WADA Launches New eFormat of Play True Magazine

WADA Launches New eFormat of Play True Magazine with Special 10th Anniversary IssueThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published a “Special 10th Anniversary” issue of its flagship magazine, Play True. On this occasion, WADA has also launched a new format for the magazine. In addition to the paper and PDF formats, a new Web version […]

06.11.2009

Singapore Weightlifting Federation gets a new home

Singapore’s first Olympic medal was in weightlifting – with Tan Howe Liang winning a silver at the 1960 Rome Olympics. And now, as the Singapore Weightlifting Federation gears up for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), there are plans to lift the sport to new heights. With a new facility at Jalan Benaan Kapal, set […]

04.11.2009

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s hopeful for Goyang

Almira Lizde was born 04. 07. 1982. in Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She started with weightlifting in 1998, after Bosnian war. Regarding all category athletes, men and women, she is the best Bosnian lifter. Last year she was second of all female competitors in all sports in Bosnia! She won at Alpe Adria Cup many […]

04.11.2009

Happy Birthday Chun Byung-Kwan

The Korean Olympic Champion (1992) celebrates his 40th birthday today.Chun Byung-Kwan won silver medal in front of the home crowd in 1988 and four years later became Olympic Champion in Barcelona (56 kg). In 1991 when he became a world champion he was awarded the AIPS Trophy.

04.11.2009

WADA Publishes Revised International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions

Montreal, November 3, 2009 – Following approval by its Executive Committee, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has now published the revised International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE). This Standard will take effect on January 1, 2010. The ISTUE was revised as a result of the adoption of the 2010 Prohibited List. The ISTUE had […]

04.11.2009

WADA Launches New Web Site

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) launched its new Web site ON 3rd November, coinciding with its tenth anniversary on November 10, 2009. The new Web site features improved navigation and reorganized content to better fulfill its users’ needs. An entirely new section, called “Anti-Doping Community”, was created to cater to the particular needs of WADA’s […]

03.11.2009

Breeze gives Goyang a miss

Michaela Breeze, the 30-year-old PE teacher , who became Britain’s first woman Olympic weightlifter in 2004 at the Athens Games (ranked 9th), is Commonwealth champion (2006) and competed in the 63kg category in Beijing Olympics. (Breeze lifted her first two attempts at 80kg and 85kg but after her second snatch lift the Devon teacher pulled […]

01.11.2009
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1 CHN 5 2  
2 THA 2 1 1
3 IRI 2    
4 PRK 1 3  
5 KAZ 1 1 3
6 COL 1   1
6 GEO 1   1
6 TPE 1   1
9 UZB 1    
10 ARM   2  
10 BLR   2  
10 INA   2  
13 PHI   1  
13 TUR   1  
15 EGY     2
16 ESP     1
16 JPN     1
16 KOR     1
16 LTU     1
16 ROU     1
16 USA     1

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