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11.12.2009

SEA Games, first day with Laos gold

Results: Women 48 kg PRAMSIRI B. (Thailand) – Gold – Total 194NGO THI NGA (Vietnam) – Silver – Total 185ZAIRA (Malaysia) – Bronze – Total 164 Women 53 kg KHEUAKHAM (Laos) – Gold – 123 KGRAIHAN (Malaysia) – Silver – 120 KGAYE THANDA LWIN (Myanmar) – Bronze – 119 KG Men 56 kg JADI SETIADI […]

11.12.2009
10.12.2009

Registration Now Open for WADA Media Symposium

Registration Now Open for WADA Media Symposium on January 19, 2010, in Lausanne Registration is now open for the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) fifth Media Symposium, to be held on January 19, 2010, at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Symposium will be an opportunity for the media to hear from WADA’s President John […]

10.12.2009

China’s weightlifters were not at their peak at the East Asian Games

China’s star weightlifters were not at their peak at the ongoing East Asian Games in Hong Kong, but tried their best, head coach of China’s national team of men’s weightlifting said Wednesday. Speaking on the sidelines of the 5th East Asian Games, ChenWenbin said the performance of the Chinese weightlifters, including at least five Olympic […]

10.12.2009
09.12.2009

Passing of Asiri de Silva

It is with great sadness that I inform you all of the untimely passing of young Asiri De Silva from Sri Lanka . We all remember that only a few weeks ago, young Asiri won the silver medal in the Junior 105+kg category at the Commonwealth Championships in Penang , Malaysia . It is indeed […]

09.12.2009

Best of all in Goyang City

Lu Xiaojun (CHN – 77kg) received the ELEIKO-IWF Press Commission’s Best Male Lifter Award and Jang Mi-Ran (KOR +75kg) was given the ELEIKO-IWF Press Commission’s Best Female Lifter Award. The Awards were presented by Alain Lunzenfichter, Chairman of the IWF Press Commission, and Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President. On behalf of the IWF and the […]

09.12.2009

new East Asian Games record by Li Ping

W 53 kg   1 CHN LI Ping 1 93 1 122 215.0 GR Jerk 2 PRK PAEK Un Hui 2 88 2 113 201.0 3 HKG YU Weili 3 87 4 112 199.0 4 TPE FANG Li-chun 4 83 3 112 195.0 5 JPN MIYAKE Hiromi 5 82 5 110 192.0   Chinese weightlifter […]

09.12.2009

Two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn is on the stage again

Nearly 200 weightlifters, including members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team and 2009 Senior World Team, will compete at the American Open in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 11-13. Among the athletes scheduled to participate in the event are 2009 Senior World Team member Sarah Davis (Rincon, Ga.) and two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn (Norman, Okla.), who will […]

09.12.2009

Thailand’s goal: 100 golds, overall crown

On the eve of the 25th Southeast Asian Games in Laos, the head of the Thailand Olympic Committee bared his country’s strong intention of keeping the overall crown in the 11-nation regional event. “Anything less than the overall title will be a disappointment for us,” Gen Yutthasak Sasiprabha, the TOC president, told The Bangkok Post. […]

08.12.2009

Naharudin and Zaira (Malaysia) eye record-breaking lifts

One is a previous Games medallist. The other is making her debut. The two weightlifters, Naharudin Mahayudin and Zaira Zakaria, have set a common goal at the Laos SEA Games – to break their own national records in the men’s 62kg and women’s 48kg events respectively. The 25-year-old Naharudin had defied the odds to win […]

08.12.2009

International youth athletes to participate in Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp

The Singapore 2010 Friendship Camp, held from 8 to 12 December 2009, will see 432 youth athletes from around the world. A total of 275 student athletes from 132 National Olympic Committees, together with 157 student athletes from Singapore will experience an exciting range of activities and learn about the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship […]

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