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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 […]

26.10.2009
26.10.2009

Olympic champion Lu Yong plays one-man show to win gold (85 kg)

Olympic champion Lu Yong met no challenges to win the gold medal in the men’s weightlifting 85kg category at the Chinese National Games. Lu, the Beijing Olympic champion, lowered the weight of first attempts in the snatch by eight kilos and jerk by 12 kilos as he was confident to snatch the gold. Lu lifted a […]

26.10.2009

New President of Malta Weightlifting Association

The local weightlifting community has a new President, Jesmond Caruana. During the Annual General Meeting, Caruana contested David Saliba for the top post and was elected by the present members. The official name was amended to read Malta Weightlifting Association, to be in conformity with the Sports Act 2002. Further elections were held. Mark Pirotta […]

25.10.2009
25.10.2009

77kg category at Chinese National Games

Results of the men’s 77kg weightlifting competition at the 11th Chinese National Games on Saturday: 1. Su Dajin, Chinese Army, 374kg (165kg, snatch/109kg, jerk) 2. Lv Xiaojun, Tianjin, 373kg (170kg/103kg) 3. Li Hongli, Guangdong, 365kg (170kg/195kg)  

25.10.2009

Olympic champion Liao Hui towers above total world record

Olympic Champion Liao Hui continued his invincible lift as he broke the total world record of the men’s weightlifting 69kg category to win gold at the Chinese National Games on Saturday. Liao, representing Chinese Army, lifted 195kg in the jerk for a total result of 358kg, one kilo more than the current world record of 357kg, […]

24.10.2009
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