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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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While the cases of 21 lifters are yet to be heard by the anti- doping disciplinary panel, since January 2012, 98 Indian weightlifters have been sanctioned, which proves that authorities have failed to curb the doping menace.
When you are an ice skater you are perceived to be a girly girl, but when you are a hammer thrower or a weightlifter it's like you have to switch," she says.
Weightlifter Jagili is considered one of the most prominent players in the history of the Syrian weightlifting sport, as he won the Asian Championship 5 times and scored two gold medals in the Mediterranean Sea Games Tournament held in Italy in 2009.
After the programme about the Team GB weightlifters - entitled 'Girl Power: Going For Gold' - was aired on BBC3, Smith received a string of abusive comments on Twitter.
It was demonstrated that the women weightlifters of different categories who competed in the first Women's World Weightlifting Championships in 1987 could generate higher short-term power outputs than previously documented, but not as much as men in absolute values and relative to body mass (Garhammer, 1991).
Globe: Are weightlifters from other countries treated in the same way?
The Iranian weightlifter hoisted 134kg in the snatch and 169kg in the clean and jerk category for a total of 303kg.
We would try to pay the fine at the earliest, so that our weightlifters can participate in the Commonwealth Games.
EIGHT weightlifters will spearhead Bahrain at the Men's GCC Championships, commencing on Wednesday in Fujairah.
The event attracted weightlifters from 49 countries.
Yes, the matter has been resolved pleasantly and that the weightlifters are sure to perform well in the Commonwealth Games rather than pulling out of the event," The Nation quoted Malik, as saying.