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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 […]

21.06.2014

Two World Records for THACH Kim Tuan

Altogether 269 athletes from 49 countries – 115 Women and 149 Men participate in the 2014 Junior World Championships Kazan, RUS held at the Palace of Sport – venue of the competition. Competition kicked off today with the Women’s 48kg bodyweight category. In the Snatch, the Chinese lifter WEI Chengji had no opponent. Lifting 83kg, […]

20.06.2014

IWF Executive Board Meeting and Congress in Kazan

The IWF Executive Board held its two days meeting in Kazan, RUS prior to the 2014 Junior World Championships. The EB Members received reports from the Committee Meetings containing proposals which the Executive Board approved. Among those: Deleting the size rule on knee bandages Continental Regional and Member Federations must be reminded to strictly respect […]

19.06.2014

IWF Committee Meetings in Kazan

The IWF Committees held their meeting prior to the Junior World Championships in Kazan, RUS. Their first meeting started with a joint meeting for matters of common interest. As the IWF Medical Committee held its extraordinary meeting in Lausanne, SUI on 27 March 2014, the IWF Technical and Coaching and Research Committees sat together in […]

14.06.2014

Entries for the JWC published

The Final Entries received by the IWF for the 2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan, RUS are published here. All delegations are invited to participate at the Verification of Final Entries (VFE) to be held at 18:00 on 19 June. Please remember that according to IWF TCRR 6.2.2 “A copy of each participating athlete’s passport […]

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