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20.04.2017

Jordanian Weightlifting Federation Elections

The General Assembly of Jordanian Weightlifting Federation elected Mr. Azzam Al-Zubi as President of the Jordanian Weightlifting Federation. Mr. Al-Zubi became National Champion in 1969 and represented Jordan in many international competitions. He was National Team Coach between 1985 and 1997, and became International Technical Official. Prior to the elections, Mr. Al-Zubi was the National […]

15.04.2017

2017 JWC Preliminary Entry reminder

The 2017 IWF Junior World Championships will be held in Tokyo, Japan, on 15 – 23 June. The deadline to send your Preliminary Entry Forms is 15 April 2017, so if you have not yet submitted the forms, please do so urgently! All documents can be found on the IWF website, please note the new […]

11.04.2017

2017 IWF Youth World Championships Bangkok, THA overall

The Organising Committee of the 2017 IWF Youth World Championships Bangkok, THA did an outstanding work providing great conditions for all participants and athletes. The competition site as well as facilities provided to the participants reached the highest standard du to the efficient work done under leadership of Boosaba Yodbangtoey, TAWA President. Altogether 187 Women […]

10.04.2017

21 countries winning Gold in Thailand

M94kg The ranking in the Snatch was also the final ranking in the Total, however the Clean and Jerk was slightly different. The three Gold Medals went to HRISTOV Hristo Dimitrov (BUL) leading all the way while GALIATSATOS Evangelos (GRE) earned two Silver leaving the other available medals to the two lifters from Uzbekistan LI […]

09.04.2017

Pan-America entered the medal tally with Gold

W69kg Hitting high numbers, three athletes came out in the Snatch after everyone else. They did the exact same in the Clean and Jerk. The competition for the medals in the Snatch started with the 86kg lift of KUZGANBAYEVA Karina (KAZ) going for three good attempts and ending third with 94kg. Pan-American athletes RIVAS MOSQUERA […]

08.04.2017

China strikes Gold and Bronze

W63kg FANG Lin (CHN) won all three Gold Medals available in the Women’s 63kg bodyweight category. Alongside her Kazakh opponent, she was the most consistent, with 6 good lifts. Her Chinese compatriot JIANG Yunliu (CHN) missed her Snatch twice, but managed to control the 86kg on her last attempt. Ranking only 7th, she needed to […]

08.04.2017

One more Youth World Record for USA – MAURUS Harrison James!

M77kg MAURUS Harrison James (USA) started the Snatch quite high and made a first good lift at 140kg, but missed on 144kg twice. He came out last in the Clean and Jerk when all the other athletes already finished their competition. His starting weight in the Clean and Jerk was 175kg – good lift – […]

07.04.2017

CUMMINGS JR Clarence (USA) broke his own Youth World Record!

W58kg EMDU Ailada (THA) won the Snatch with her second lift but still came out for 88kg to gain some advantage. Weaker in the Clean and Jerk, she only made it to 95kg and couldn’t secure a place on the podium. 4th place in the Snatch, the Belarus lifter VALODZKA Siuzanna (BLR) also missed the […]

07.04.2017

IWF Education Seminar in Bangkok

The IWF held its Educational Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand! Grassroots and education are a major point of focus for the IWF and athletes participating at the 2017 IWF Youth World Championships were enthusiastic about getting extra knowledge in important subjects such as Anti-Doping or the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. IWF President, Dr. Tamas Ajan also […]

06.04.2017

ANAHEIM READY TO TELL WEIGHTLIFTING’S STORY

Logo for the sport’s premiere event in 2017 released ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 6, 2017)—Featuring the shining sun that defines Southern California, 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships Organizing Committee is proud to introduce the event’s logo that will descend on the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Nov. 28 – Dec. 5, 2017. The […]

06.04.2017

First European medal – Gold in the Snatch for GARAEV Zulfat

W53kg Three good lifts in the Snatch earned the Gold Medal to SINISTER TORRES Yenny (COL) going 80-83-85kg. She missed two of her Clean and Jerk attempt and couldn’t earn a place on the podium for her Total of 185kg. Winning all kind of medals, YU Mengqian (CHN) won the most important one, the Gold […]

05.04.2017

Golds are for Asia

Women 48kg HAN Jong Sim (PRK) won two Gold medals and a Silver one. In the Snatch she only reached 79kg – missing her attempt at 82kg – leaving the Gold Medal to HE Si (CHN). The exact opposite happened in the Clean and Jerk, where HAN had three good lifts (97kg, 100kg, 102kg) and […]

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