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30.09.2008

Greek Federation to co-host University World Championships

A recent inspection visit by FISU Technical Chair for Weightlifting, Mrs. Anikó Németh-Móra, in the company of representatives of the Greek Weightlifting Federation at the site of the 2008 World University Championships finalized all outstanding issues of this first-ever event held fully under the umbrella of FISU. The final touches were added to the Technical […]

25.09.2008

Dr. Tamás Aján receives Honorary Doctorate at Korean Hanyang University

The President of Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea) Prof. Kim Jong-ryang presented the Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration Diploma to Dr. Tamás Aján in an awarding ceremony held at this prestigious University. Dr. Aján was honoured for his outstanding services in the development of international sport, the promotion of the Olympic Movement and in particular for his distinguished […]

22.09.2008

Hossein Rezazadeh at the IWF office

Shortly after his retirement (prior to the 2008 Olympic Games) due to health reasons, Iran’s two-times superheavyweight Olympic Champion Hossein Rezazadeh was appointed as the Head Coach of the Iranian team. His first trip abroad in this new function took him to Hungary, where a mini national team are having a training camp at the National […]

19.09.2008

Sale of referee licences for next Olympiad

National Federations can order and buy the licence stamps 2009-2012 for their international referees from the IWF Secretariat against payment of the following new fees: Referee Licence Cat. 1 – US$200Referee Licence Cat. 2 – US$100 Any new referee card (whether Cat. 2 or Cat. 1) costs US$200 – including the licence. Please don’t forget […]

15.09.2008

World University Championships entry process started!

The 1st FISU World University Weightlifting Championships website is now in operation: http://wuwl2008.duth.gr The Championships to be held under the auspices of FISU and IWF co-operation and technical surveillance will take place at the Democritus University of Thrace in Komotini, North-Eastern Greece. National Weightlifting Federations are requested to submit entries through their National University Sport […]

12.09.2008
09.09.2008

French Federation will host 1st Monique Maurice Memorial

President Jean-Paul Bulgaridhes announced that the French Weightlifting Federation will host the 1st Women’s International Tournament “Monique Maurice Memorial” on 15 November 2008. The Tournament is to commemorate Mme Maurice, international referee and activist of the Federation, deceased two years ago in an accident. Participation in the Tournament is by invitation and the top three […]

08.09.2008

Rezazadeh named head coach of Iranian team

Iran’s double Olympic champion, Hossein Rezazadeh, has been named as the manager and head coach of Iran’s national weightlifting team. Rezazadeh, known as the Iranian Hercules, was chosen by the Weightlifting Federation Technical Committee on Saturday morning. The 30-year-old weightlifter suffered a knee injury last year and has not taken part in international competition since. […]

06.09.2008
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24.08.2008

Flag bearers at the Closing Ceremony

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announceD the list of the flag bearers for the 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participating in the Closing Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. We had seven weightlifters among them. Eva Marias Dimas, El SalvadorItte Detenamo, NauruDika Toua, Papua New GuineaMaama Lolohea, Tonga and three new […]

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2 THA 2 1 1
3 IRI 2    
4 PRK 1 3  
5 KAZ 1 1 3
6 COL 1   1
6 GEO 1   1
6 TPE 1   1
9 UZB 1    
10 ARM   2  
10 BLR   2  
10 INA   2  
13 PHI   1  
13 TUR   1  
15 EGY     2
16 ESP     1
16 JPN     1
16 KOR     1
16 LTU     1
16 ROU     1
16 USA     1

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