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 […]
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: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: 91 20 26166741, Mobile +91 9822012972, Fax 91 20 26138703
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
At the Houses of Parliament in Budapest, the President of the Republic of Hungary László Sólyom presented Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President, IOC Member with the state award, the Middle Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary in recognition of his dedication and long lasting contribution to the development of sports.