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22.12.2005

SEASON’S GREETINGS

The IWF President, the IWF General Secretary and the whole IWF Secretariat wish everyone in the World’s Weightlifting Family a Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

19.12.2005

IWF President assumes Honorary position in NOC

On 7th May this year, Dr. Tamás Aján was reelected for the fifth Olympic cycle as Secretary General of the Hungarian National Olympic Committee. In December 2005, Dr. Aján resigned from this job and assumed the position of Honorary Secretary General of the Hungarian NOC, while he continues to be the President of the Hungarian […]

16.12.2005

Hungarian Sports Journalists honour Dr. Aján

At the annual “Hungarian Sportsmen of the Year” Gala on 15th December 2005 the IWF President was awarded the Special Prize of the Hungarian Sport Journalists’ Association. The sport journalists voted Dr. Tamás Aján to be given this award in appreciation and with gratitude for his support to the Hungarian sports journalism over the past […]

15.12.2005

New dates for the 2006 World Championships in Santo Domingo

The dates for the 2006 Men’s and Women’s – Olympic Qualification – World Championships to be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, have been finalized as follows: – Meetings of the IWF Committees and Executive Board: 27-28 September 2006 – IWF Annual Congress: 29 September 2006 – Competitions: 30 September to 8 October 2006

06.12.2005

Weightlifting Competition Manager for Beijing 2008 Confirmed

We are happy and proud to note that Ms WANG Yan has been confirmed to be the Weightlifting Competition Manager for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Holding Masters Degree in Physical Education and Sport Management, Ms Wang has been with the Chinese Weightlifting Association since 1998 and gained ample experience in international management through various […]

23.11.2005

2006 Worlds to be included in Olympic Qualification Process

The IWF Executive Board decided to extend the range of competitions counting as Qualification Events for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games by including the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships. Thus, teams participating in the 2006 Worlds to be held 31 October to 9 November 2006, may collect points for Olympic slots already in Santo Domingo, Dominican […]

18.11.2005

Undisputed Reza still Champion

Undisputed world champion of +105 weight category,Reza Zadeh Hossein of Iran, maintained his title on the last day of the 74th Men World Weightlifting Championship with a total lift of 461 kilogrames four kilos ahead of Russian Chigishev Evgeny who lifted a total 457 kilogrames. Host nation, Qatar picked the bronze medal with a total […]

17.11.2005

Young champion Klokov takes after his father

While there were no new records set, there was still plenty of excitement in the men’s 105 kilogram category at the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. Russian Dmitry Klokov only needed to attempt and complete five lifts in order to win gold with a total of 419 kg, as well as gold […]

16.11.2005

Women’s competitions wound up with Korean success

South Korea?s Jang Mi-ran dominated the superheavyweight +75kg category in the final day of the women?s competition in Doha. The 22-year old who was silver medalist in Athens Olympic Games, lifted a total of 300 kilos to win China?s Mu Shuangshuang on bodyweight difference. Mu snatched 130kg to win the gold medal, but Jang was […]

15.11.2005

Kazakh junior Ilin claims gold on Day 6

Ilya Ilin, 17, sensationally won the gold medal in the men?s weight category 85 kg on sixth day at the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. He claimed the overall win lifting 286 kg, which is a new world junior record. The spectators who came to Al Sadd Sports Club before the start […]

15.11.2005
14.11.2005

Russians can?t quite spoil China?s party

It looked like the Russians may finally put a stop to China?s golden dominance, on Day 5 of the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. In the women?s 69 kilogram category, 18 year old Russian sensation Zarema Kasaeva came away with a new junior and senior world record in the clean and jerk […]

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