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13.09.2009

Commonwealth Sports Awards Finalists

Manueli Tulo the 56kg junior lifter from Fiji and Sportsman of the Year has made the final list for the Commonwealth Sports Awards in the Young Achiever category,  to be held in England on October 24th. (by Paul Coffa) Finalists – Alphabetical Outstanding Male AthleteUsain Bolt JamaicaSir Chris Hoy ScotlandSamuel Kamau Wanjiri Kenya Outstanding Female […]

13.09.2009

Visit to China

The Oceania Weightlifting Federation and Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation, General Secretary , Mr. Paul Coffa and Assistant Secretary, Mr. Matthew Curtain paid a short visit to the IWF General Secretary , Mr. Ma Wenguang in China prior to continuing their trip to Penang Malaysia where the Commonwealth Championships will be held next month on October 19th […]

13.09.2009

Limit breaking world records 25 years ago

On 13th of September 1984 at the Varna (Bulgaria) internatonal tournament Stefan Topurov (Bulgaria) set up a new world record in 60 kg snatch with 140 kg. While Alexandr Varbanov (Bulgaria) reached 200 kg for the first time in the history of 67.5 kg clean and jerk.

08.09.2009

Personal Side of Olympians on TV Screens

The Beijing Olympic Games are over but the buzz with Korea’s Olympic stars is ongoing. Television broadcasters have been busy the past few days, and some have bore fruit with several of the most promising Olympic stars scheduled to appear on shows. The first will be Jang Mi-ran, the gold medallist weightlifter. Jang, 24, will […]

06.09.2009

Matthias Steiner in Austria

700 spectators at the Steiner appearance in Braunau! Television stations, such as RTL, ARD, ZDF, MDR, SWR, ORF were present when Matthias Steiner had his first competition after his Olympic victory on 19 August 2008 in Beijing on 5 September in the District Sports Hall in Braunau. The German team participated at the 16th Günter […]

02.09.2009

2008 Statistics of Analysis by Laboratories and Testing by Anti-Doping Organizations

Montreal, September 1, 2009 – Pursuant to its responsibilities under the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), WADA publishes annually two sets of statistics. The first set is reported by anti-doping organizations (ADOs) on testing performed and results management, and the second set is reported by the WADA accredited anti-doping laboratories on analyses performed. As regards the […]

02.09.2009

Laugaricio Cup in Trencin

Six countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia, Austria, Latvia, Slovakia participate at Laugaricio Cup this weekend 4-6 September in Trencin (Slovakia). This year’s event of Laugaricio cup is already the 27th edition of this competition, organised in Sporthall Dukla Trencin, which is a sportcenter for various top sports

01.09.2009

Vyacheslav Klokov 50!

Member of Weightlifting Hall of Fame celebrates his 50th birtday on 2nd of September. Klokov became world champion in 1983 having won silver medals in the previous two years. He set up world records in snatch, in clean and jerk and total as well. IWF Technical Committee Member, EWF Vice President (1999-2003). Happy Birthday

01.09.2009

Great media attention as Steiner visits Austria

One has never experienced such a great media attention about weightlifting as today. Four television stations have agreed to come to record Matthias Steiner, together with the German national team, as they participate at the 16th International Günter Stapfer Memorial on 5 September at 17.00 clock in Braunau. This event is to test their preparation […]

01.09.2009

2009 WMG – Athlete Entries

Enclosed, please find the athlete entries for the 2009 World Masters Games (and 2009 IWF World Masters Championships) to be held in Sydney, Australia from 10 – 18 October 2009. Weightlifting Competitor List Men 090831.pdf Weightlifting Start List Women 090831.pdf

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