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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 […]

28.06.2014

Last Women’s competition with the +75kg

Women’s ended their competition at the 2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan, RUS with the +75kg bodyweight category. After a strong start and a Gold in the Snatch, KOBELEVA Larisa (RUS) came only 4th in the Clean & Jerk. With her Total of 245kg, she however stood on the first place of the podium. With […]

26.06.2014

Anastasia Davydova, RUS NOC Secretary-General at the 2014 JWC

In the Women’s 75kg bodyweight category, the 2014 Junior Asian Champion KIM Su Jong (PRK) took a 7kg advantage over her competitors in the Snatch leaving the second place for BELOBORODOVA Maria (RUS). The Chinese lifter LU Xue (CHN), Bronze Medallist missed the Total podium by 1kg. Clean & Jerk was all about bodyweight. All […]

25.06.2014

Russian flags to rise

Women’s 69kg MAXIMOVA Xenia (RUS) weighed-in with 63.40kg and slightly made it to the 69kg bodyweight category. It was part of the strategy of the Russian team not to make her compete against her compatriot in the lower 63kg bodyweight. MAXIMOVA won her first international medal in the 48kg bodyweight category at the 2009 Youth […]

25.06.2014

First Russian Gold

Women’s 63kg The 1st Russian Gold (all 3) of the competition was awarded to AKHMETOVA Diana (RUS) for her 6 good lifts. 2010 Youth Olympic Games Silver Medallist, 2011 Youth World Champion and 2012 Junior World Champion with 237kg, she lifted today 1kg less still winning it all. Silver Medal was awarded to KIM Hyo […]

25.06.2014

Meeting regarding Masters Weightlifting

The IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan, Vice President and Technical Committee Chairman Sam Coffa, Executive Board Member and Medical Committee Chairman Mike Irani, Coaching and Research Committee Member Kyle Pierce, Director General Attila Adamfi, Legal Counsel Dr. Magdolna Trombitas, Communication and Marketing Manager Lilla Rozgonyi held discussion about the future of Weightlifting and especially Masters […]

24.06.2014
24.06.2014

Gold for Thailand and Tunisia

Women’s 58kg Approaching to 100kg, SRISURAT Sukanya (THA) ended the Snatch with a Gold Medal. Victory was however awarded to the Colombian lifter ALVAREZ CAICEDO Yenny Fernanda in the Clean & Jerk because of lighter bodyweight. Both lifted 119kg. Bronze Medallist in the Snatch, ALVAREZ managed to take the second place of the podium in […]

23.06.2014

Clean victories on the second competition day

In the Women’s 53kg, the Chinese lifter WU Lingqian took the lead with 12kg more than the Silver Medallist TANASAN Sopita (THA) ending with a Total of 195kg. ANGGRAINI Syarah (INA) was awarded three Bronze. After third place at the Asian Junior Championships in 2011, a second place in 2013, the 18 years old WU […]

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