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16.08.2014

Nanjing curtain-raiser sets the stage for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Source: IOC Photos: ©IOC/Mine Kasapoglu, Ian, Jones, Ubald Rutar The 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games officially got under way in Nanjing on 16 August at 20h00 local time, with a pulsating Opening Ceremony at the city’s Olympic Sports Centre. Images of the Ceremony quickly spread around the world thanks to thousands of “selfies” taken by […]

15.08.2014

Start List Package published

The Verification of the Final Entries concluded today. Altogether 109 athlete from 63 countries will compete at the 2nd edition of the Youth Olympic Games here in Nanjing. The weightlifting competition will kick off on the 17th so stay tuned! Check out the Start List Package here.

15.08.2014
13.08.2014

Training in Nanjing already started

Yesterday was the opening of the weightlifting training venue of the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, and teams already present have their first trainings in the Nanjing International Expo Center – the home of weightlifting for the YOG. The event will kick off with the highly anticipated Opening Ceremony on 16 August, where the President […]

08.08.2014
08.08.2014
07.08.2014

Temporary problems with IWF email system

Due to technical problems, the IWF email system has been temporarily out of order since Monday 4 August 2014. Consequently, emails may not reach us during this period. Until further notice we kindly ask you to send a copy of your messages to this temporary email address: iwfweightlifting@nullgmail.com We apologize for any inconvenience and hope […]

06.08.2014

Rio 2016 launches the Look of the Games

The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games launched the look of the Games on Tuesday 5 August, exactly two years before the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio. Inspired by Brazil, Brazilians and Rio de Janeiro, the look is multicolored and vibrant as the harmonic diversity of our people. […]

06.08.2014
06.08.2014
03.08.2014

Gold for Canada’s KOBALADZE George

KOBALADZE George, who claimed Bronze four years ago in Delhi, broke the Commonwealth Games Record with a Total of 400kg after registering 171kg in the Snatch and 229kg in the Clean and Jerk. The 38-year-old KOBALADZE, who claimed bronze four years ago in Delhi, broke the Commonwealth Games record with Total of 400kg after registering […]

31.07.2014

Kiribati’s first medal is Gold

Kiribati celebrated the first Commonwealth Games medal in its history as KATOATAU David (KIR) took Gold in the Men’s 105kg after the Women’s +75kg where USMAN Maryam (NGR) won Gold. Women’s +75kg USMAN turned the tables on the women who defeated her at Delhi 2010 as she succeeded with all 6 lifts to beat Samoa’s […]

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