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15.11.2005

Kazakh junior Ilin claims gold on Day 6

Ilya Ilin, 17, sensationally won the gold medal in the men?s weight category 85 kg on sixth day at the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. He claimed the overall win lifting 286 kg, which is a new world junior record. The spectators who came to Al Sadd Sports Club before the start […]

14.11.2005

Russians can?t quite spoil China?s party

It looked like the Russians may finally put a stop to China?s golden dominance, on Day 5 of the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. In the women?s 69 kilogram category, 18 year old Russian sensation Zarema Kasaeva came away with a new junior and senior world record in the clean and jerk […]

12.11.2005

Amazing Thongsuk sets five new records and eyes Olympic double

Thailands, Pawina Thongsuk set new standards at the 74th Men and 17th Women Centennial World Weightlifting Championship in Doha, Qatar, when she established five new records in the 63 Kilogram category and now sets eyes on another a double Olympic gold medal. Thongsuk won the three gold medals in the Snatch, Clean and Jerk as […]

12.11.2005

Another two gold medals went to China on Day 3

Unstoppable Chinese athletes continued their impressive run on third day at the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. Gu Wei, 19, won competition in the women?s 58 kg, while setting two new world records. Gu Wei now holds the records in the clean and jerk, lifting 139 kilos, and the record for total […]

11.11.2005

Records continue to fall on Day 2 of World Championships

The Asian countries have showed their dominance of the competition so far, at the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. After China?s Wang Mingjuan set nine new junior and senior records in the women?s 48 kilogram class on the first day of competition, fellow Chinese lifter Ping Li grabbed three new junior records […]

10.11.2005

World Championships first day brings world records

The opening day of the 2005 Centennial World Championships in Doha, Qatar produced outstanding success in the women’s 48kg and men’s 56kg categories. In the ladies’ event, defending world champion from Vancouver 2003, Wang Mingjuan set a total of 9 new world records (senior and junior) to finish in first place by a large margin […]

08.11.2005

2005 World Championships about to start in Qatar

74 countries will take part in the 74th World Championships in Doha, Qatar. The Centennial World Championships from 9th to 17th November 2005 welcome 192 male weightlifters from 61 countries, and 115 women competitors from 43 countries: a total of 307 competitors from 74 nations. The competitions at the Al Sadd Sports Centre open on […]

03.11.2005

Pre-World Championships World Ranking Lists just published

The East Asian Games in Macau have rewritten the World Ranking Lists in some categories – especially in the women’s and the lighter men’s categories – but the European dominance is still prevalent throughout the current ranking of weightlifters in the world. The lists based on results from international events held up to the 2005 […]

01.11.2005

The 4th East Asian Games are going on!

The 4th East Asian Games in Macau started on the 29th October with a marvellous Opening Ceremony. The Organizing Committee charmed the spectators with a sensational show including huge live birds! From the nine participating NOCs seven (CHN, JPN, KOR, MAC, MGL, PRK, TPE) compete in weightlifting competitions started on the 30th October. Weightlifting made […]

27.10.2005

Dr. Tamás Aján rejects allegations

Dr. Tamás Aján, President of the International Weightlifting Federation, Member of the International Olympic Committee and General Secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee categorically rejects any allegations based on reports concerning his position as General Secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee and will take legal action against the media publishing such accusations. The decision of […]

24.10.2005

Auditors complete the annual review of IWF books

In preparation to the Annual Congress, the IWF Auditors’ Committee completed its annual task of reviewing and auditing the IWF books and accounts at the Federation’s headquarters in Budapest, on 19th October 2005. The Auditors Messrs. Karl Rimböck (GER), Margarita Nikolova (BUL) and Horst Tischler (SUI) with the IWF President

18.10.2005
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