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22.08.2009

70! Congratulation to Mr. Jones

Mr.Lyn Jones was born 70 years ago (20th August 1939). The Australian expert is one of the longest serving and best known IWF officials. 20 years in competition, 44 years coaching, 44 years refereeing and administration mark his path. During 8 years as President of Oceania Weightlifting Federation he was a coopted member of IWF […]

21.08.2009

40 years ago

Koji Miki (Japan, born September 8, 1946) broke the world record in 52 kg snatch reaching for the first time 100 kg in the history in this category (19 August 1969 in Yufuin).Koji Miki’s greatest success at major championships: 3rd in the 1973 World Championships Bantamweight class (252.5 kg). In 1972 Munich Olympics he had […]

21.08.2009

Dongguan budgets RMB29 million for Weightlifting venue renovation

The renovation plan of Dongguan Sports Centre Gymnasium for the upcoming 16th Asian Games has been finalised, according to Southern Metropolis Daily. As a “sister city” of the Asian Games, Dongguan officials have allocated RMB29 million for the renovation, turning the basketball arena into the competition venue for Weightlifting.Venue renovation will be launched early next […]

19.08.2009
19.08.2009

INTRODUCTION OF ESTHER OLUWATOYIN ALUKO Ph.D – SECRETARY GENERAL NWF

INTRODUCING THE NEW SECRETARY GENERAL, NIGERIA WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION – ESTHER OLUWATOYIN ALUKO Ph.D Dr (Mrs) Esther Aluko was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on November 28, 1961. She grew up in a Police Barracks where she learnt various sports such as netball, table tennis, cycling, sprints among others.While in Secondary School, she concentrated on […]

18.08.2009

Sydney 2009 World Masters Games Schedule

Schedule for the 2009 World Masters Games 2009 International Weightlifting Federation Masters World Championship Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia – 10th – 17th October, 2009 Sydney WMG Weightlifting Schedule.pdf

18.08.2009

Mr. Ma Wenguang re-elected the President of Chinese Weightlifting Association

On August 11th, 2009, the Chinese Weightlifting Association held its Electoral Congress in Longyan city, Fujian Province. The Congress was attended by around 280 congress delegates and guests from all over China. Mr. Cui Dalin, Vice President of the Chinese Olympic Committee attended the Congress. From the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Champions to 2008 Beijing […]

18.08.2009

Olympic champs to volunteer in Chinese fitness program

After winning 51 gold medals to help China top the gold tally in the Beijing Olympic Games, Chinese Olympic champions showed their concern over the country’s mass sports by committing themselves to volunteering in the national fitness program. Eighteen former or reigning Olympic gold owners from the Chinese national weightlifting teams announced their plan, four […]

17.08.2009

Tommy Kono to host Clinic in Colorado Springs

Two-time Olympic Champion Tommy Kono will conduct a weightlifting clinic in Colorado Springs,September 26-27. Kono focuses on the basics of weightlifting, including strategy, technique, training and a positive attitude. USOC OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING SEMINAR 2009 BACK TO BASICS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP LIFTING DAY 1 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Champs or Chumps 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. […]

14.08.2009
14.08.2009
14.08.2009

Singapore launches naming exercise for 1st Youth Olympic Games mascots

Singapore launched on Friday a naming exercise for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) mascots. The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee (SYOGOC) is inviting the public to join in naming the first YOG mascots by submitting their ideas online. Goh Kee Nguan, chief executive officer of SYOGOC said, “As the ambassadors and the faces […]

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