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03.10.2007

Dr. Aján acclaims 2007 Royal WWC as “Best of All Times”

"At the end of the 2007 Royal World Weightlifting Championships, the IWF can express only the highest praise and compliments to the Organizing Committee, headed by Maj.Gen. Intarat Yodbangtoey, and the host Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association, (TAWA) led by Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey", said IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján to journalists. "The technical organization and the […]

24.09.2007

Category by category from ChiangMai

Women 48kg Chen Xiexia acquired a huge, 10-kg lead on Thai opponent in the snatch. In the jerk she added another 10kg and won hands down. In second place home favourite Bunphitak. Surprise in this class was snatch 3rd-place winner Turkish Taylan’s elimination on 100kg, allowing another Thai, Laosirikul to mount the medal podium. Women […]

23.09.2007

IWF President’s Press Conference in ChiangMai

The IWF President informed the international media that 3 new member countries had joined the IWF: Liberia, Malawi and Maldives. The membership thus grew to 181 countries. Dr. Aján praised the Thai organisers, under the leadership of Maj.Gen. Intarat Yodbangtoey and Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey as TAWA President, who are tackling with the gigantic and complex job […]

23.09.2007

Junior World Championships for 2010 and 2011 found venue

At its meeting held in ChiangMai, Thailand, the IWF Executive Board allocated the 2010 Junior World Championships to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and the 2011 Junior World Championships Callao, Peru. At the IWF Calendar Conference, the dates and the venues of the main international events were fixed for 2008. For the updated Calendar go to: 2008 Calendar

20.09.2007
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17.09.2007

Royal World Championships kicked off in ChiangMai

HRH The Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Thailand declared the 2007 Royal World Weightlifting Championships open in ChiangMai yesterday. The Opening Ceremony was a spectacular show in true Thai Royal style, worthy of what may become the biggest World Championships in history. According the Start List, even the all-time record attendance of Athens 1999 […]

15.09.2007

Paris can organise the 2011 World Championships

The allocation of the 2011 Olympic Qualification World Championships was one of the key items on the agenda of the IWF Executive Board at its ChiangMai meeting today. Two equally strong candidates – Los Angeles, California, USA, and Paris, France – presented brilliant bids rated by IWF President Dr. Aján as being on par with […]

11.09.2007

“In Chiangmai preparations are very well advanced” – say IWF officials

Anikó Németh-Móra, Director, and Attila Ádámfi, Competition Director, who arrived in Chiangmai, site of the 2007 Qualification World Championships on 10 September, stated that the Thai hosts were well on time with the preparations to welcome the Weightlifting Family. TAWA Organizing Committee has set up its facilities in the two hotels offering hospitality to the […]

06.09.2007

Online Registration to 2007 Royal WWC

Expecting a very high number of participating athletes, officials, media and visitors to the 2007 ChiangMai World Championships, in order to speed up the accreditation procedures, the Thai hosts are encouraging all participants to visit the homepage http://www.royalwwc2007.com and register online.

04.09.2007

2007 Royal WWC preparations in progress

A record number of nations – 94 – have so far indicated their participation in the 2007 Royal World Championships, a main Qualification Event for the Beijing Olympics, to take place 16-26 September in Chiangmai. Ten years after another great championship hosted by the city in Northern Thailand, the Organising Committee under the leadership of […]

12.08.2007

Peruvian hosts celebrate first ever gold medal and team victory

On days Two, Three and Four of the 10th University World Cup, the medal distribution became more colorful as the neighbouring nations, USA, further Asians and Turkey also joined the line of winners in Peru. Meanwhile, Chinese men and women towered over their respective categories, wherever entered. The last day (12th August) with the two superheavyweight classes, saw […]

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