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15.12.2009
14.12.2009

3rd Pacific Cup International – New Caledonia

The third Pacific Cup International Tournament was held on 12th December at the Oceania Weightlifting Institute in Mont Dore , New Caledonia . The competition attracted a large number of lifters and some very good performances were achieved by some of the Pacific lifters. Itte Detenamo from Nauru, in the 105+kg category, totaled 390kg and […]

14.12.2009
13.12.2009

Vaughn looked like no time passed at all

Sometimes it takes time away from something you love to realize what it means to you. Or so it seemed for two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn (Florence, Texas) who spent more than a year away from major competition after the Beijing Olympic Games. Vaughn looked like no time passed at all when he won his third […]

13.12.2009

Weightlifters as powerlifters

For years, powerlifting provided refuge for retired weightlifters, and now even dope-tainted weightlifters are trying to resurrect their careers by competing in this sport, which is hardly ever monitored by anti-doping agencies. To top it all, at the ongoing Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship at Balewadi, the Indian Powerlifting Federation (IPF) has been given “administrative support” by […]

13.12.2009

Funding increase in Great Britain

Weightlifting, water polo, table tennis, wrestling, fencing, shooting, handball and volleyball had initially been allocated a share of just £12.5 million between them to last four years. Following a review of spending, all those sports with the exception of table tennis have had their allocation doubled. The increased funding means that Team GB may feature […]

13.12.2009

SEA Games last day results

            M 85 kg Pos. Name                  Country Weight(kg)    Snatch  Clean&Jerk  Total      Medal 1     PITAYA TIBNOKE  THA       84.55       150.00     182.00     332.00    Gold 2     SHWE LIN HTUT    MYA       83.91       150.00     181.00     331.00    Silver 3     TRAN VAN HOA     VIE         84.52       141.00     165.00     306.00    Bronze TIBNOKE Pitiya (THA) set up new SEA […]

12.12.2009

SEA games: ANOTHER GOLD FOR VIETNAM (W69 kg)

W 69 kg Pos.  Lot         Name                   Country        Weight    Snatch     Clean&Jerk   Total   Medal         1       5     NGUYEN THI PHUONG    VIE     67.58   106.00      120.00       226.00  Gold         2       2     SINTA DARMARIANI        INA     68.62     94.00      124.00       218.00  […]

12.12.2009

Vietnam finally got the gold (SEA Games third day)

W 63 kg   1    OKTA DWI PRAMITA      INA       58.17           94.00           117.00           211.00                         2    NGUYEN THI THIET       VIE        62.75          94.00           117.00           211.00     […]

12.12.2009

Hoang Anh Tuan’s disappointment.

The Asian champion Hoang Anh Tuan who won a silver at Olympic 2008 failed at this SEA Games. In men’s 56 kg class, having lifted 128 kg in the snatch, the weightlifter failed to lift 152 kg in the clean and jerk. This is the second consecutive time the athlete has not succeeded at the […]

12.12.2009

WEIGHTLIFTERS REWARDED

Five top national athletes will be awarded with highest recognition from the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) tomorrow night at the National Museum. The athletes are veteran long distance runner Chris Votu, youngest gold medalist Betty Babalu, weightlifters Jeanlyn Wini and Hapilyn Iro and futsal captain Elliot Ragomo. The five athletes were indentified […]

12.12.2009

Last day for weightlifters in Hong Kong

W +75 kg   1 CHN QI Xihui 1 125 1 150 275.0   2 KOR LEE Huisol 2 112 3 144 256.0   3 JPN SHIMAMOTO Mami 3 109 2 144 253.0   4 JPN JONAI Fumiko 4 100 4 133 233.0 M 105 kg   1 CHN YANG Zhe 1 180 1 210 […]

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