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20.10.2009
20.10.2009

Teenagers show potiential at Chinese National Games (58 kg, 63 kg)

Two teenagers caused media hype in the women’s weightlifting competition as they both overcame veterans to win gold medals at the 11th Chinese National Games on Sunday. Guan Xinlei of Jiangsu, 19, hoisted a winning lift 147kg in her final attempt, seven kilos more than her fifth lift, to knock down defending champion Ouyang Xiaofang […]

20.10.2009
20.10.2009

China’s 11th National Games Opened

The 11th National Games, billed as China’s mini-Olympics, opened amid a splendid ceremony in Jinan, east China’s Shandong Province Friday evening, October 16, 2009 in Jinan., east China’s Shandong Province Friday evening. Chinese President Hu Jintao officially opened the Games at the ceremony held in the newly built Olympic Sports Complex in this capital city […]

16.10.2009
16.10.2009

Gold again for the Steiner weightlifting dynasty

Sydney – A magic moment from the Beijing Games was recreated Thursday at the World Masters Games in Sydney when Friedrich Steiner, father of Olympic weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner, paraded a gold medal won in the men’s 70-74 age category. The younger Steiner, a German citizen after falling out with the Austrian weightlifting federation, endeared […]

15.10.2009

What’s with China’s National Games?

For those of you not familiar, China’s National Games is held every four years in the country since 1975, when the Cultural Revolution was coming to an end. This year the 11th National Games will be held in Shandong Province, from October 16th to 28th. Every four years, the best players in national teams go […]

14.10.2009

Alfred Knight Close to be unveiled this weekend

Friends and family of Olympic weightlifter, Alfred Knight, will be attending a special ceremony this Saturday, 17th October, to unveil a brand new street at David Wilson South Midlands’ Arena Gate development in Duston, which has been named after the sporting hero. Alfred Knight Close is just one of a number of streets within the […]

14.10.2009
11.10.2009

Dr. Tamás Aján elected Honorary Member of the IOC

Having reached the age of 70 years in 2009, Dr. Tamás Aján’s term as Member of the International Olympic Committee will come to an end at the end of this year, in accordance with the IOC Charter. However, at the 121st Session of the International Olympic Committee in Copenhagen, in recognition of his invaluable and exceptional […]

09.10.2009

OWF President HE Marcus Stephen meets US President Obama

HE Marcus Stephen, President of the Republic of Nauru and President of the Oceania Weightlifting Federation addressed the 64th United Nations General Assembly in New York with a very moving speech on the difficulties faced by small island nations as a result of the world economic crisis and global warming. During his visit to the […]

09.10.2009

IWF Competition Director on venue-checking tour in Asia

IWF Competition Director Attila ÁDÁMFI covered 4 Asian countries in 10 days in a multiple-event preparation and venue checking tour.The visits included discussions on behalf of the Technical Delegate with the Organising Committee in New Delhi, India, in preparation for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Mr. Ádámfi was guest lecturer for Indian technical officials on the […]

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