Ten Lifters Test Positive at Indian National Camp

It has been revealed that more than ten athletes failed drug tests at the Indian national training camp in Patiala. They have...

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First, Second, Third . . . Fourth Pull?

Language matters. Every weightlifting coach who has ever used verbal cues to change a...

Alexander Varbanov Interview (part 1) – Biggest Training Lifts of the Bulgarian Team

I am very excited to post this interview with Alexander Varbanov, one of...

Understanding the Oscillation Rule: Let’s End This Now

It seems that the oscillation debate has come back into the weightlifting ether,...


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2019 Junior Weightlifting Championships

Start List for Junior World Championships

With the gold tier IWF Junior World Championships right around the corner, the start list has finally been released and includes many...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 4

Men's 96 kg PosAthleteCountrySnatchC.&JerkResultRobi1RIVAS JhonatanCOL1802113911011.482LUNA AngelVEN162210372857.223BOADY SatavyCAN169201370842.01 Full results Women's 76kg
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German Bundesliga Final –Watch Live Sat 27/4/19

The final of the top division of the German Bundesliga weightlifting league competition will be streamed live here. The...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 3

Women's 64 kg Considering this is an Olympic category, it was surprising that there were no Robi scores of...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Day 1 and Day 2

The Pan-American Championships has a packed schedule, so there was plenty of action on the first couple of days, including lots of...
Asian Weightlifting Federation

Asian Championships 2019 – Day 1

Men's 55 kg Mansour Abdulrahim Al Saleem came into this group hoping to win Saudi Arabia's first gold medal...

Pan American Championships 2019 Schedule

The planned schedule is pretty packed, with up to five A sessions per day. Sessions will happen from early morning to evening...
Asian Weightlifting Federation

Asian Championships Start List

The start book for the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships has been made available.
Mirabai Chanu

Indian Team for Asian Championships 2019

India will send a team of eight men and four women to the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships. While the...
2019 Fajr Cup in Tehran - Weightlifting Olympic Qualification

Iran Women Set For Asian Championships

Iran will send a team of seven women to the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships, in a sign of a continuing commitment to...
Oscar Figueroa

Oscar Figueroa Barred From Pan-American Championships

The 2016 Olympic Champion in the Men's 62 kg category, Colombia's Oscar Figueroa, has been told that he cannot compete at the...

European Championships 2019 – Day 8

Men's 102 kg Dmytro Chumak (UKR) won this group comfortably, taking a five-kilo lead from the snatch and extending...

European Championships 2019 – Day 7

Women's 81 kg There wasn't a huge amount of interest in this non-Olympic category – apparently, it was shown...
Rustam Djangabaev

Former Asian Champion Tests Positive

Rustam Djangabaev, the Uzbekistan super-heavyweight, has tested positive for use of human growth hormone and faces a ban from sport.

European Championships 2019 – Day 6

Men's 89 kg This group was a battle between Revaz Davitadze (Georgia), who had huge home support, and Hakob...
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Kazakhstan Team for Asian Championhips 2019

Kazakhstan has announced their team for the 2019 Asian Championships, to be held later this month in Nigbo, China.

European Championships 2019 – Day 5

Women's 71 kg It's fairly unusual for medals to be won from the B group of a category but...

Pan American Championships 2019 – Final Entry List

The final entry list for the Pan American Championships 2019 has been released.

European Championships 2019 – Day 4

Women's 64 kg Loredana Toma (Romania) seemed a dead cert to win this group and that is how it...

European Championships 2019 – Day 3

Women's 59 kg This was a group that many were looking forward to, mainly because the super talented Rebeka...