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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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NEW DELHI: Two Indian weightlifters face life bans for second doping offences and the national body fears it could be suspended again if there is another positive test before the end of the year, a senior federation official said on Tuesday.
The Bahraini delegation is being headed by Bahrain Bodybuilding and Weightlifting Association member Majeed Hussain Al Nayem and includes coach Ibrahim Salman, assistant coach Ali Yousif and six weightlifters.
In the 77 kilogram class, a weightlifter from Syria with a combined total of 278 kilograms and a Nepalese athlete with 264 kilograms took the second and third places, respectively.
The Academy has been running for almost three years and has a mix of youth and senior weightlifters.
Weightlifter Izzat Artykov who was stripped of Olympic bronze for doping will take part in the Asian Games in Indonesia, Vice President of the Weightlifting Federation of Kyrgyzstan Ulan Moldodosov told AKIpress.
Coach of women's national weightlifting team, Mohammed Rasheh, underlined the high performance, strength and morals of Hama weightlifters as they competed for the first rank in the competition.
While four weightlifters were killed in the accident, Saksham Yadav, who won a gold medal in the 2017 weightlifting championship for the country, was seriously injured along with another weightlifter, a police official said.
The women weightlifters heading to Australia are: Hannah Powell (48kg), from Anglesey, Catrin Jones (53kg), from Bangor, Laura Hughes (75kg), from St Asaph, as well as Christie Williams (58kg), Faye Pittman (69kg) and Tayla Howe (90kg).
Right now us weightlifters are still doing our best and I hope the sports officials heed our call.
BRITAIN'S elite weightlifters are set to compete at the Ricoh Arena for a spot at next year's Commonwealth Games.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 17 May 2017: Egyptian weightlifters Shaimaa Khalaf and Dina Barakat won two medals for Egypt in the final session of weightlifting competition for women at the Islamic Solidarity Games taking place in Azerbaijan on Wednesday.
Our squad is consisted of four weightlifters and two officials,' Secretary Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWF) Amjid Amin Butt told reporter on Wednesday.