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16.04.2009

The first ever weightlifting coaching clinic in Malawi

The first ever weightlifting coaching clinic in the Malawi started in Blantyre with 22 participants. Egyptian weightlifting expert Maged Salama is conducting the week-long course.Weightlifting Association of Malawi chairman Charles Ulaya said the course marked a new era in the Olympic sport. “This is the fist ever technical course since the inception of weightlifting some […]

16.04.2009

Thai assurance for no disturbance to 1st EGAT Youth World Championships

Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey, President of the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association and Executive Member of the Thai Olympic Committee assures the Weightlifting Family through the IWF that – despite the recent street protests – the organisation of the 1st EGAT Youth World Championships in ChiangMai will go ahead as planned, completely undisturbed.The events would have had […]

15.04.2009

Calendar for Africa in 2009

Zone one championships ???, Nigeria (not confirmed yet) Zone two championships 24-28/09 Sierra Leone Zone three championships 02-06/06 Mauritius African Championships (youth and junior) 26/07-02/08 Uganda African Championships (senior) 20-27/12 Libya (not confirmed yet) Zone One : Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Chad, Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Nigeria,Somalia, Central African Republic, Congo, Tanzania, Rwanda & Burundi, Sao Tome […]

15.04.2009
15.04.2009

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships (Senior and Junior) fixed date

Paul Coffa General Secretary of Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation officially informed us that after lengthy consultation with the Organising Committee of the 2009 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships for Senior and Junior the exact period is October 18th – 23rd, 2009. The host city of the Championships will be Penang (Malaysia). The program is as follows; October 18th […]

15.04.2009

Ethiopia President: High ranking NOC official

The newly elected Olympic Committee of Ethiopia is strengthened by President of Weightlifting Federation.Dr. Gobena Kebede. The board of high ranking officials: MR. BIRHAN KIDANEMARIAM – PRESIDENTMRS. BISRAT GASHAWTENA – 1ST VICE-PRESIDENTDR. GOBENA KEBEDE – VICE-PRESIDENTMRS. DAGMAWIT GIRMAY – GENERAL SECRETARYMR. GEBEYAW TAKELE – TREASURER

09.04.2009

German sports journalist Hilmar Bürger turned 70

Famous weightlifting sports journalist Hilmar Bürger from Germany celebrated his 70th birthday in March. Bürger was Vice President of the AIPS Weightlifting Commission 1986-1994, a Member of the same 1994-2002 and a Honorary Member since 2002. A citizen of Berlin and a passionate statistician and historian of the sport, he founded and has maintained one […]

08.04.2009
08.04.2009

Lucky week

President of the Polish Federation Zygmunt Wasiela was lucky enough to grab one of the Vice Presidents position in IWF (next to his Vice President position in EWF) at the Madrid Electoral Congress and three days later he had a nice time to enjoy the result of the Polish Olympic Committee’s election as – after […]

07.04.2009

Lena Berntsson fifth in the 60 m sprint

The Swedish weightlifting champion in the 53 kg category, Lena Berntsson (Mosseberg AK), surprisingly qualified for the 60 m final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Turin. Her personal bests in weightlifting are 70 kg in the snatch and 89 kg in the clean and jerk of the 53 kg category. In the first […]

06.04.2009

European Weightlifting Championships Bucharest 2009

Goegebuer (BEL), The first European champion (men) of 2009 has his own web site: http://users.telenet.be/tom.goegebuer/     European Championships on EuroSport: http://yahoo.eurosport.com/tvschedule_clng0_day0.shtml   Results, News: http://www.ewf.sm/results.php?mnid=1&slyr=2009&short=BUCHAREST2009 http://www.frhaltere.ro/ http://www.polska-sztanga.h2.pl/ http://www.eleikosport.se/Weightlifting/   email: frh@nullfrhaltere.ro

06.04.2009

The very first congratulation

Just some minutes after the re-election of Mr. Aján as President of IWF the very first group to congratulate him was the host of this year’s World Championships Goyang City.

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