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weightlifting

a resistance form of exercise that involves the lifting of maximum heavy weights in a prescribed manner.
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Mosavi - founder member of the Academy - is an international weightlifter from Iran, a British Weightlifting Level Three coach and an International Weightlifting Federation-qualified referee.
Weightlifter Mohammed Sa'aoud won 6 bronze medals in the weightlifting 94kg category while Mohammed al-Ahmed got 6 bronze medals in 66 kg category and Mohammed Jreish gained 6 bronze medals in 62 kg category.
Despite the political differences between our countries, we have always enjoyed a very good relationship with the Iranian Weightlifting Federation," Andrews said.
Reflecting on the same, Malleswari told ANI, "Today is a big day for weightlifting.
The 14-year-old, a pupil at Ysgol Aberconwy in Conwy, was representing Wales in the junior battle in the European Weightlifting Grand Prix event in Salzburg.
Bulgaria's weightlifters could not compete in Rio after the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) banned the country's athletes following a high number of doping cases.
The seven-member women's team that earned the country a spot in Rio during the Asian Weightlifting Championships that concluded in Tashkent, landed in Dubai on Thursday.
Men\'s 56kg weightlifting event saw Pakistan\'s Abdullah Ghafoor clinching bronze as Bangladesh\'s Mizanur Rahoman came second with silver and Gururaja of India take gold.
Even prior to this episode, SAI had sent a letter to the weightlifting body asking them to keep a close eye on the athletes' preparations," Sports Authority of India director general Injeti Srinivas told M AIL T ODAY .
RADYR'S Jordan Sakkas is adamant he has made the right decision to turn his back on international rugby and go for weightlifting gold at the Olympics instead.
Cecile Atilano said Diaz won the gold medal in the 3rd Qatar International Weightlifting Championships held from Dec.
OLYMPIC weightlifter Gareth Evans will compete in Cardiff on Sunday in a bid to reach the European Weightlifting Championships.