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23.09.2018

Asia dominates in Biala Podlaska

USA and Japan shared the gold medals in the women’s 69kg, with the former taking two thanks to BREMNER Aria (204kg). Japanese ISHII Miku, winner in snatch, had to settle for the runner-up place with her 203kg overall. Two bronzes went to Canada, while HERTLOVA from CZE also pinched one silver medal in snatch. 85kg, […]

22.09.2018

WUC participants looking into Biomechanical Research

The 2018 World University Championships offered a unique opportunity for athletes and coaches to get a look into the biomechanical research program at the host Biala Podlaska University of Physical Education. The research is conducted by 2018 FISU WUC OC Executive Director Dr. Paulina SZYSZKA, who wrote her Ph.D. thesis on the subject how biomechanical […]

22.09.2018

Colourful medal allocations on Day 2 of University Worlds

Poland celebrated their first gold medal and USA surged forward in the women’s 58kg. The snatch was dominated by home favourite DZIENIS Monika, but in the second part BRAMWELL Kaija drew away from her opponents and scored a very convincing victory in clean and jerk and total. We saw the same pattern in the men’s […]

21.09.2018

Japan swipes gold medals on the first day of FISU World Championships

What a good day to start the competitions at the 6th edition of the FISU World University Weightlifting Championships than yesterday in Biala Podlaska, Poland! 20th September was declared by UNESCO as the International Day of University Sport (IDUS) and the academic students gathered for their World Championships from 27 countries of the 5 continents […]

21.09.2018
20.09.2018

Watch the FISU University World Championships LIVE!

The FISU University World Championships kicks off today in Biała Podlaska, Poland and will last until Sunday (September 23). All the events will take place at the facilities of the Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education. A total of 144 athletes of 27 countries will compete at the sixth edition of the Championships. You can find out more […]

19.09.2018

Get to know… Fernando Reis

Name: Fernando Reis D.O.B.: 10 March 1990 Nationality: Brazilian Bodyweight category: +105kg Major medals (Total): 2010 South American Games (Medellin, Colombia) – Silver 2011 Pan American Games (Guadalajara, Mexico) – Gold 2014 South American Games (Santiago, Chile) – Gold 2015 Pan American Games (Toronto, Canada) – Gold Personal Bests:  Snatch: 201kg Clean and Jerk: 242kg Total: 440kg — […]

18.09.2018
17.09.2018

Cayman Islands National Championships

The Cayman Islands returned to competitive Weightlifting for the first time in many years over the weekend. Held at the Cayman International School, the Cayman Islands National Championships was the first event held in competitive Weightlifting in living memory. Supported by USA Weightlifting and under the guidance of well-known US coaches, Michael Cohen & Sheryl […]

14.09.2018

Argentinian Weightlifting Federation elections

The Argentinian Weightlifting Federation held it’s annual EB meeting, where Gustavo Malgor was reelected until 2020. Mr Malgor holds the President position since 2012. Gustavo Majaukas was elected General Secretary, while Marcelo Melnick became Treasurer.

13.09.2018

USA Weightlifting Hosts Largest Weightlifting Competition in History

Starting today, USA Weightlifting will host the largest Weightlifting competition in history, with 1651 registered athletes at the 2018 Nike American Open Series 3 in Las Vegas, USA. The number of registrations surpasses the previous record held by USA Weightlifting’s 2018 American Open Series 1, where 968 athletes registered. Combined with registered coaches, more than 1,900 individuals have […]

11.09.2018

2018 Brazilian Weightlifting Championships

The 2018 Brazilian Weightlifting Championships was held in Porto Alegre/RS on August 24-26.   The organisers of the event are proud to present “Momentos do Campeonato Brasileiro Adulto”, a short summary video of the Championships and interviews with the athletes. The video is available in Spanish language. Watch the summary video here! — Follow IWF: […]


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