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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)- Kianoush Rostami of Iran's national weightlifting squad finished first at the end of the EGAT King's Cup International Weightlifting Championships in Thailand.
In an earlier decision by the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC), weightlifting was assigned to Subic, prompting the SWP chief to propose a change of venue.
Ashgabat [Turkmenistan], Nov2 ( ANI ): Two Indian lifters topped the tables in the 73 kg men's and 49 kg women's category at the 27th World Weightlifting Championship (WWC), here on Friday.
At the opening ceremony, the President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Tomash Ayan said the World Weightlifting Championship will be held in 20 weight categories for the first time in history.
Theo Bayne-Dixon (14), a previous British SCHOOLAAGE champion in 2016 and British Youth Championship silver medallist earlier this year, defeated Aaron Moore from Scarborough Weightlifting Club to strike gold in the under-15s' sub-77kgs category.
Over its history in Olympic Games, Egypt won 31 medals only, of which 14 medals achieved in weightlifting. Interestingly, Egypt has only seven gold Olympic medals since the start of the Olympic Games in Stockholm in 1912, of which five medals went to weightlifters.
The request is aimed at encouraging the West Asian teams to participate in the development of the game in the region, said Faisal Al Hammadi, Secretary-General of the UAE Weightlifting Federation.
At the national level, Kulsoom attended the 'US National Competition' in 2011, and in the same year she represented Pakistan (at the international level) at the '2011 World Weightlifting Championships'.
Indian 37-member contingent participated in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Apia, Samoa and had won 35 medals in the youth, junior, and senior categories.
Following the Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Fiji, Afshin Taheri in 96 kg category by lifting a total weight of 341 kg, ranked fourth in the World Weightlifting Championships.
MANILA, Philippines-Kate Diaz gave the Philippines' its first medal in the 2019 Arafura Games after taking home the silver in the women's weightlifting competition Saturday at Darwin Convention Centre.
1 / 2 Saudi Arabia's Mansour Abdulrahim Al-Saleem competes during the men's weightlifting 55kg event at Weightlifting Asian Championships in Ningbo, in China's Zhejiang province, on April 20, 2019.