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weightlifting

the sport of lifting barbells of specified weights in a prescribed manner for competition or exercise
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Three Iranian weightlifters snatched gold medals in Fajr Cup International Tournament held in Ahwaz, Khuzestan province.
Cube Weightlifting Academy, based on the Tyne Tunnel Industrial Estate, coaches weightlifters from seven to 60 years old and is always looking for new members in all age groups.
Female weightlifter, Nagham Rasha, obtained 6 silver medals in the 48 kg category while, Mary Gagheili ,won 3 silver and 6 bronze medals in the 69 kg category and Haneen Ihsan got 3 gold and 4 silver medals in the 90 kg category.
Yadav and the other injured weightlifter were rushed to the Max Hospital in New Delhi's Shalimar Bagh for treatment.
Turkish weightlifter Sibel Ozkan lost her appeal against the disqualification of her silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, after testing positive for the steroid stanozolol.
New Delhi [India], Nov 30 ( ANI ): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday congratulated weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who became the first Indian woman in over two decades to clinch gold at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA.
Iranian weightlifter cleared 185kg in the Snatch and a record 228kg in the clean and Jerk by winning gold medal, followed by Sobirov Farkhodbek of Uzbakistan with 181kg in Snatch and 210kg weight in the Clean and Jerk while Liu Hao of China, who also received a hamstring injury during the third attempt of the Clean and Jerk, cleared a weight of 176kg in the Snatch and 211kg in the Clean and Jerk.
Though Diaz didn't participate in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games last month, she flew to Kuala Lumpur to support fellow weightlifter Nestor Colonia and other Filipino athletes.
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami, who won the gold medal in the 85-kilo weight division at last summer's Olympics, won the bronze medal'in the 2012 Olympics.
They included Uzbekistan wrestler Soslan Tigiev, who won silver in the under-74kg freestyle event; Ekaterina Volkova, Russia's bronze medallist in the women's 3,000m steeplechase; Ukrainian over-75kg weightlifter Olha Korobka, who won silver and Taimuraz Tigiyev of Kazakhstan, runner-up in the final of the men's 84-96kg freestyle wrestling event.
Marina Shkermankova, a weightlifter from Belarus was stripped of a bronze medal.