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The weightlifting world meets in Uzbekistan

For a long time, it was unclear whether and at what location this year’s World Weightlifting Championships would take place. Now the International Weightlifting Federation (IMF) has announced a date including the venue.


Bundesliga 2021/2022 season starts end of October

Just under two months remain until the start of the 2021/2022 Weightlifting Bundesliga. This is reason enough to take a look at the structure of the league for the coming season. What has changed? Which teams are new to Bundesliga? These questions will be answered in today’s article.

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Facts, Numbers, Data – The Big Olympic Final Report

Ten days of exciting weightlifting competitions are behind us. Time for a summary and lots of facts, numbers, and data about the competitions and the protagonists of the last days. We also draw a comparison with the Olympic Games of previous years and have a number of interesting insights for you.

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Controversial jury decisions – Dajomes Barrera takes the win

A true roller coaster ride of jury decisions was experienced by the women in the up to 76 kg weight class this evening at the Tokyo International Forum. In the end, there was gold for Ecuador as well as the first medal of these games for USA Weightlifting.

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G.O.A.T. LU grabs gold – Nico Müller with best German result

After two days without competition at the Tokyo International Forum, the weightlifters in the up to 81 kg weight category returned to the barbell. The Chinese Lu Xiaujun (170 kg/204 kg) once again showed his world-class in one of the most competitive weight categories.

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Tokyo Olympics – A mid-term review

On the second day without weightlifting events in Tokyo, it’s time for a mid-term review. Since medals were already awarded in half of the weight categories a serious interim conclusion is possible.

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Shi takes fourth gold for China

The exceptional Chinese athlete Zhiyong Shi (166 kg/198 kg) showed pure dominance in the weight category up to 73 kg and distanced the second-placed Venezuelan Julio Ruben Mayora Pernia (156 kg/190 kg) by 18 kilograms.