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18.01.2010
18.01.2010

New Zealand WF has a new interim President, Mr.Richard Dryden

Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand, has a new interim President, Mr. Richard Dryden. He is well known in the Oceania region and also the Commonwealth. He has been involved with weightlifting for many years both as an administrator and as a coach. Richard replaces Mr. Garry Marshall who resigned from the position as President in December. Garry […]

18.01.2010

OWF new website

Oceania Weightlifting Federation has now redeveloped its website and it is now available for viewing on www.oceaniaweightlifting.com

18.01.2010

Monika Devi hearing postponed

The second session of hearing in the Monika Devi doping case was postponed following the absence of the lifter’s lawyer when the matter came up before the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary panel. The panel, headed by senior advocate Sudhir Nandrajog, put off the matter by another two months since one of the panel members, former Asian […]

17.01.2010

The Late Chris Chugg

Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that I inform you of the sudden and untimely passing (January 15th ) of our friend Chris Chugg.   Chris was a champion weightlifter in his younger days and in recent years became one of the leading coaches in Australia, producing top lifters from his home state of Tasmania. […]

13.01.2010

IWF delegates meet Bulgarian Minister on 2010 JWC

With respect to the reported situation of the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation, which is the appointed host of the 2010 Junior World Championships, Attila Ádámfi, IWF Competition Director and Dr. Mónika Ungár,  IWF Legal Counsel paid a visit to Bulgaria on 11-12 January.The Minister of Physical Education and Sport, Ass. Prof. Svilen Neykov received the delegates […]

13.01.2010

Korean Champion Jang Mi-Ran is fine

The Korean Weightlifting Federation confirmed that their Olympic and world champion Jang Mi-Ran was only slightly injured in the car accident reported earlier. She has left and hospitaly and is feeling fine.

13.01.2010

Okur must first solve the problems with her club

‘The 17 year old young talent tore up the European and World records during the European under 17 Championship in Israel and won three gold medals. She is breaking the juniors’ records while she is still competing in the under 17 category. A very bright future is awaiting Okur. The interesting aspect of Saziye Okur’s […]

13.01.2010

Change from Bulgarian to Chinese way

According to Olympiat Dünyasi (Olympic World), official publication of the Natioanl Olympic Committee of Turkey (published every three months) there will be radical changes in Turkish weightlifting. ‘Our men’s team, in which five out of seven athletes entered the World Championships for the first time in the senior category, could not win any medals. Turkey […]

11.01.2010

IWF Sub-Commissions established to serve the sport

At its last meeting in Seoul, the IWF Executive Board established and appointed various Commissions to attend to specific tasks in the management and development of the sport of weightlifting. Click here for the LIST. The Commissions and appointed officials will serve a more efficient and professional management of the many tasks facing the IWF […]

11.01.2010

Jang Mi-ran in hospital after car accident

Four-time world champion Jang Mi-ran of South Korea has been hospitalized after sustaining a slight injury in a car accident. Jang’s Volkswagen Sedan was hit by a sports utility vehicle from behind on a road in front of a shopping mall in Goyang, on the northern outskirts of Seoul, police said, adding she was sent […]

11.01.2010

Bangladesh weightlifting team for 11th SA Games announced

Talking to newsmen, General Secretary of Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation Wing Commander (retd) Mohiuddin Ahmed expressed his firm determination to display a good show in the meet, saying “our lifters have improved a lot and their standard are almost near the standards of Indian and Pakistani lifters.” He added: “We hope, this time we will achieve […]

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