Akbar Djuraev did not have to be at his best to win the 109 kilograms at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Fiji – a result that made Uzbekistan the first nation in Suva to win two men’s titles.
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Chkheidze gets Georgia up and running with gold at International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships
Georgia had its first champion of the week when Irakli Chkheidze overcame his recent struggles in the clean and jerk to win the men’s 102kg at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva, Fiji.
Kate Nye continued her spectacular progress in weightlifting by becoming the United States’ first female junior world champion since 2002 in Suva, Fiji today.
Sensational Samoan wins gold and China’s women finish with 100 per cent record at IWF Junior World Championships
The cheers rang out at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva when Don Opeloge made his final lift for a sensational "home" victory in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships.
Three days before his 19th birthday, Clarence "CJ" Cummings won his sixth world title for the United States at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva in Fiji.
A Chinese youth world champion, a world-record holding Uzbek, and a Turkish medallist from the Summer Youth Olympic Games won the three medal events on day two of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Suva in Fiji.
Li Wenwen, the most remarkable teenage talent in weightlifting, finished ahead of the reigning Olympic and world champions in the first two international competitions of her career this year.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has written to each of its 193 member federations with a stark warning that a repeat of the doping problems of the past could have “irrevocable” consequences for the sport.
Exclusive: Historic moment for Iran as it sends first women’s weightlifting team on Olympic mission to China
More than 30 years after the global acceptance of women into weightlifting, Iran is sending a senior female team to an international competition for the first time.
When athletes from Greece, Belgium and Austria won medals last Friday, the penultimate day of the European Weightlifting Championships, they collectively helped to set a record that will be welcomed by everybody working to clean up a sport that has for so long been tainted by doping.
A noisy home crowd in Batumi, Georgia were on their feet on the final day of the European Weightlifting Championships when Lasha Talakhadze smashed three of his own world records in the final event, the men’s super-heavyweights.
Rio Olympic weightlifting hero Oscar Figueroa banned from Pan American Championships in ‘whereabouts’ crackdown
A hugely popular Olympic weightlifting champion has been excluded from the Pan American Championships which start in Guatemala next weekend because of his failure to update his whereabouts information.
Greece, Belgium and Austria joined the growing list of nations on the medals table at the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia.
There was a surprise defeat for Lidia Valentin when she failed with her final lift in the women’s 76kg on day six of the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia.
Italian strikes gold after bomb-out king Godelli flops again at European Weightlifting Championships
Russia had its first gold medal of the week at the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi in Georgia and also welcomed back Apti Aukhadov, one of their lifters who lost a London 2012 Olympic Games medal for a doping disqualification.