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MALTA
 
The Malta Weightlifting Association has organized its annual event    /   2016-01-25
 
The Malta Weightlifting Association has organized its annual Ground to Overhead Event in aid of the Community Chest Fund, a charitable institution under the patronage of the President of Malta. Unlike the official weightlifting competition, this event included 3 exercises: Ground to overhead for reps in 3 minutes, Ground to overhead until 1 rep max and Deadlift. As a result, this competition was a huge success as it drew the interest of many athletes from various disciplines including: Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting, CrossFit and Body Building.
Malta
Picture: Receiving the Certificate of `Solidarjeta' bl-Isport` from the President of Malta, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
 

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ESTONIA
 
Estonian Mart Seim wins Best Male Athlete of the Year Title    /   2016-01-14
 
Just one Month after winning the bronze medal in World Weightlifting Championship super heavyweight category, Mart Seim added another accolade to his name. He won the award for the 2015 „Best male Athlete“ in Estonia The 25-year-old weightlifting champion also won the „Best sports moment of the Year“ award with his last Clean and Jerk attempt in Houston.  „Best sports moment of the Year“ is special Estonian Public Broadcasting award wich is won by public voting amongst estonian people. Mart Seim father and Coach Alar Seim was also honored with the award „Best Coach of the year“.
 
Estonian Weightlifting Federation
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EUROPEAN WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION
ELECTORAL CONGRESS 8th APRIL 2016 FORDE-NORWAY
 
Calendar of EWF Electoral Congress
EWF sends invitations to the Member Federations and calls for candidatures
10 December 2016
Candidates must be received by the EWF from the Members Federations
08 February 2016
EWF sends to the Member Federations the list of candidates
09 March 2016
EWF Electoral Congress
08 April 2016
 
 
 
 

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ICELAND
 
Reykjavik International Games will take place in Reykjavik 30th of January 2016    /   2015-12-02
 
The 2016 RIG Olympic weightlifting competition will take place in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall on January 30th from 10:00-13:00.
 
The competition will be broadcast in the national TV (RUV) the 30th of January between 15:30-17:00.
 
The meet is invitation only, 10 men and 10 females will participate. Eight best Icelandic lifters of the year 2015 (Sinclair) will be invited to compete against international competitors. Already confirmed are Colin Burns (USA,-94kg), Sami Raapanna (Finland, –85kg), Cortney Batchelor (USA, –58kg) and Anni Vuohijoki (Finland, –69kg).
 
 
Weightlifting Federation of Iceland
 
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