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26.07.2014
25.07.2014

India’s superb start at Glasgow 2014

Altogether 235 athletes from 37 countries will compete in the weightlifting event that lasts 8 days. Media are celebrating India’s “rollicking start” at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday. India won a total of seven medals on the opening day with weightlifters KHUMUKCHAM Sanjita Chanu and DEY Sukhen securing a gold each in […]

24.07.2014
23.07.2014
10.07.2014

IWF Grand Prix 2014 President’s Cup Noyabrsk

IWF Grand Prix – 4th Russian President’s Cup will be held from 5-8 September 2014 in Noyabrsk, Russia at the Sports Center “ZENIT”. The athletes will be invited to compete in the following bodyweight categories: Men 94kg, 105kg, +105kg Women 75kg, +75kg In each bodyweight category maximum 12 athletes are allowed to compete: 8 athletes […]

09.07.2014

Australia and New Zealand to take part in 2015 Pacific Games

Australia and New Zealand are to take part in next year’s Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, making it Oceania’s first truly Continental Games. It will be the first time the two countries have taken part in the Games since they started in 1963. The Pacific Games Council (PGC) rubber-stamped a proposal to […]

08.07.2014

Ildar Khalikov met with Dr. Tamas Ajan

Tatarstan Prime Minister Ildar Khalikov met with President of International Weightlifting Federation Dr. Tamas Ajan at Tatarstan Government House. During the meeting, Tamas Ajan thanked Tatarstan leadership for developing the weightlifting in Russian and worldwide, as well as for holding the World Championship among juniors up to 20 years old at the highest level. Ildar […]

08.07.2014

2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan overall

The 2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan, Russia ended with great medal distribution: 12 countries won Gold Medals while 22 countries from 4 continents won Medals at the competition. Altogether 109 Women from 30 countries participated while for Men it was 135 lifters from 40 countries. According to the Team classification, the first 6 best […]

08.07.2014

NOCs participating at the 2014 Nanjing YOG

The list of NOCs participating at the 2014 Nanjing YOG has been finalized. The qualification events concluded on 31 May 2014 with the Oceania competition. Universality places were previously allocated to the eligible NOCs and the process concluded with the reallocations strictly in line with the IOC approved Qualification Regulation. Altogether 64 NOCs from all […]

08.07.2014

Chile Weightlifting Federation Elections

Chile Weightlifting Federation Elections held its elections on June 28 2014, where the following people were elected to the executive board and commissions, for a period of 4 years: Executive Board President: Italo Barattini Vice President: Esteban Villa-Lobos General Secretary: Roberto Meza Treasurer: Juan Carlos Aburto Director: Rodolfo Murillo Ethics Commission Members Claus Westphal Rodrigo […]

29.06.2014

Weightlifting Family mourns the death of OUERTANI Marouan

The International Weightlifting Federation and the Tunisian Weightlifting Federation mourns the death of 19 year old OUERTANI Marouan who tragically passed away yesterday in Tunisia. Promising young and talented athlete, OUERTANI competed in the 62kg bodyweight category. 2014 African Junior Champion, he won 3 Bronze Medals at the 2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan, RUS […]

28.06.2014

2014 IWF JWC ended with the Superheavyweight

Men’s 105kg The 17 years old KUROUSKI Rychard’s (BLR) lifted 177kg and won the Gold in the Snatch. With 7kg less than the Polish lifter in the Clean & Jerk he got only Silver, but still managed to make it to the highest sstage of the podium with a Total of 378kg. After a strong […]

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