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21.03.2009

37th European Union Championships

The Championships organized in Ciechanow (Poland) brought a great success for the home team as they won four women and four men categories. The Spanish team gathered three gold medals (two by women, one by men). Other Gold medal winning nations: women: France, men: Greece(2),  Latvia Marzena Karpinska (Poland) and Issac Morillas (Spain) Best on […]

21.03.2009

New Address of Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian Weightlifting FederationRoom No. 28-31, Top Floor,Palika Place, R.K. Ashram Marg,Opp. Metro Station R.K. Ashram Marg,New Delhi 110 001Telefax: 0091-11-43565308 Please also note the correspondence address of the General Secretary as Sqn.Ldr. B.R.Gulati2/27, Guruprasad Co-op. Housing Society24, Bund Garden Road, PUNE–411 001 (India)E-mail: indian.weightlifting@nullgmail.comTel: 91 20 26166741, Mobile +91 9822012972, Fax 91 20 26138703

21.03.2009

Games glory propels sports stars to celebrity list

Sports stars are riding the crest of a successful Beijing Olympics to increasingly captivate the Chinese imagination and media attention, with more athletes appearing on this year’s Forbes China list of the top 100 celebrities. Twenty-two athletes made their way into the line-up this year, up from 18 last year and 17 in 2007, Forbes […]

20.03.2009
20.03.2009

Tommy Kono’s award

At the Arnold Classic Weightlifting Championships, Mr. Tommy Kono, Olympic Champion was inducted by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger into the Arnold Weightlifting Hall of Fame. The Governor of California  presented Tommy with a Life-Time achievement award.

20.03.2009

Hoang Anh Tuan is worth his weight in gold

When the Vietnamese weightlifter Hoang Anh Tuan returned to Bac Ninh province after winning a silver medal at the Beijing Olympic Games he was hailed like a returning conquering hero. Tuan continues to work at achieving new goals. He is busy preparing for the Southeast Asian Games 2009 in Laos. He also recently invested more […]

20.03.2009

HC notice to Centre on weightlifter Monika’s petition

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court sought a response from the Sports Authority of India on a petition filed by weightlifter L Monika Devi disqualified from participating in Beijing Olympics 2008 after she was found positive in dope test, alleging that the officials violated the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules. Also issuing notices to Indian […]

19.03.2009

New President of HWF

Mr. Imre Dobos(56), a businessman has been elected as President of the Hungarian Weighlifting Federation. The former president Tamás Fehér keep on working as a head coach of British national team.  

19.03.2009

Teenage weightlifter Zoe Smith is Britain’s strongest girl

Zoe Smith has lifted three times her own body weight to rise to the top of her sport. The schoolgirl set 98 British records last year and has her sights set on competing at the London Olympics in 2012. And she has now been voted “Athlete of the Year” in her sport by the British […]

17.03.2009

The Best Sportsmen of 2008

These outstanding sportsmen became the best of all athletes in their country last year : Albania: Erkland Qerimaj és Romela Begaj Belarus : Andrei Aramnau Ecuador: Alexandra Escobar Germany.: Matthias Steiner Vietnam: Hoang Anh-Tuan Korea : actually, there was no voting organized by jounalists for best sportsmen of.the country.But Korea Sports Council (Korean Olympic Committee)announced […]

17.03.2009

IWF Auditors meeting in Budapest

All the three members of the IWF Auditors’ Committee met in Budapest, prior to the Electoral Congress, to carry out the Audit of the International Weightlifting Federation’s books and accounts.Horst Tischler (SUI), Karl Rimböck (GER) and Margarita Nikolova (BUL) with the IWF President, after having completed their job at the IWF Secretariat.  

17.03.2009
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