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06.12.2005

Weightlifting Competition Manager for Beijing 2008 Confirmed

We are happy and proud to note that Ms WANG Yan has been confirmed to be the Weightlifting Competition Manager for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Holding Masters Degree in Physical Education and Sport Management, Ms Wang has been with the Chinese Weightlifting Association since 1998 and gained ample experience in international management through various […]

23.11.2005

2006 Worlds to be included in Olympic Qualification Process

The IWF Executive Board decided to extend the range of competitions counting as Qualification Events for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games by including the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships. Thus, teams participating in the 2006 Worlds to be held 31 October to 9 November 2006, may collect points for Olympic slots already in Santo Domingo, Dominican […]

18.11.2005

Undisputed Reza still Champion

Undisputed world champion of +105 weight category,Reza Zadeh Hossein of Iran, maintained his title on the last day of the 74th Men World Weightlifting Championship with a total lift of 461 kilogrames four kilos ahead of Russian Chigishev Evgeny who lifted a total 457 kilogrames. Host nation, Qatar picked the bronze medal with a total […]

17.11.2005

Young champion Klokov takes after his father

While there were no new records set, there was still plenty of excitement in the men’s 105 kilogram category at the 2005 Centennial World Weightlifting Championships in Doha, Qatar. Russian Dmitry Klokov only needed to attempt and complete five lifts in order to win gold with a total of 419 kg, as well as gold […]

16.11.2005

Women’s competitions wound up with Korean success

South Korea?s Jang Mi-ran dominated the superheavyweight +75kg category in the final day of the women?s competition in Doha. The 22-year old who was silver medalist in Athens Olympic Games, lifted a total of 300 kilos to win China?s Mu Shuangshuang on bodyweight difference. Mu snatched 130kg to win the gold medal, but Jang was […]

15.11.2005
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 […]

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