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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 […]

12.08.2009

Open Selection trials, Pune from 8-10 Aug

Selection trials for Commonwealth Senior Championships at Penang, Malaysia from 18-23 Oct 09 and World Weightlifting Championships at Goyang City, Korea from 17-27 Nov 09 from the CORE GROUP under ACTC scheme was held at Army Sports Institute, Ghorpadi, Mundwa Post, Pune. Mere flash performance of higher total was not the only basis of their […]

11.08.2009

Yury Sandalov is the RWF Acting President

Upon decision of the Russian Weightlifting Federation Executive Board Yury Sandalov has been appointed to fulfill the obligations of the RWF President until the meeting of the RWF Congress in January 2010. So now Yury Sandalov is the RWF Acting President.

10.08.2009
08.08.2009

Weightlifting Hall of Beijing Olympics turned into fitness center

The Weightlifting Hall of Beijing Olympics, Beihang University Gymnasium, has become a fitness center for Beijing citizens. Fan Yizhi, deputy director of Beihang University Gymnasium, said since July the main venue was renovated by removing the curtain wall built for weightlifting games, and by cleaning up the Olympic logos. The project is expected to be […]

07.08.2009

Happy Birthday Mr. Sandalov

The acting President of the Russian Federation was born 70 years ago ( Novosibirsk , 04.08.1939). He celebrated his birthday in Moscow together with his friends, collegues. Mr. Sandalov is Deputy Director of State Sports Centre of the National Teams of Russia. He is a well known and respected figure of Russian and international weightlifting. […]

06.08.2009

Vadim Vacarciuc will be the member of the Parliament in Moldova again

Vadim Vacarciuc will be the member of the Parliament in Moldova again. The results of the elections from 29 of July were announced and his liberal party obtained 15 places (he is number 8 in the list). After confirming the results by the Constitutional Court the parliament will start to work (approximatively by the end […]

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