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an athlete who lifts barbells


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Hama, SANA - Ten male and female weightlifters from Hama province joined the Syrian national team for weightlifting which participated in the Arab and Afro-Asian Championship recently held in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh.
Chandigarh: Four national-level weightlifters were killed and two others, including a world champion, were seriously injured when the car that they were travelling met with an accident near the Delhi-Haryana border on Sunday, police said.
The weightlifter from Manipur ended India's 22-year-long wait for a World Championship gold by creating a new world record of 194-kg - lifting 85-kg snatch and 109-kg in clean-and-jerk.
It was the Clean and Jerk in which Uzbekistan weightlifter clear 205kg in the first attempt, 110kg in the second and failed to pick 215kg in the third attempt.
Right now us weightlifters are still doing our best and I hope the sports officials heed our call.
He is the 44th weightlifter to fail re-tests of urine samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics that were recently tested again with newer and more sophisticated equipment.
Also now disqualified are Belarus weightlifter Nastassia Novikava, the bronze medallist at women's 53kg division who was found to have tested positive for both dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (Turinabol) and stanozolol, along with Andrei Rybakou of Belarus, awarded silver in the men's 85kg weightlifting event.
Three weightlifters from Kazakhstan have been stripped of their gold medals from the 2012 London Olympics after positive doping retests.
A Cypriot weightlifter taking part in the Rio Olympics had his credentials revoked by the island's Olympic Committee after he tested positive for a banned substance, it was announced on Friday.
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- ZamboangueAaAaAeA~a weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz's winni streak continues, this time, in an international competition held in the Middle East.
Weightlifter Mohammed Al-Mullah won the snatch and total bronze medal for the juniors 56 kg at the Arab championship, while Nawaf Al-Anazi won the snatch bronze for the juniors 62 kg category, Ghuloom added.
uk ACOMMONWEALTH Games medal-winning Australian weightlifter PSwas yesterday ordered to pay A was yesterday ordered to pay A PS400 compensation to a Welsh athlete he butted in an early-morning attack.
I have modelled a bit, nothing to where I can say it was fantastic yet, but hopefully there "I have modelled a bit, nothing to where I can say it was fantastic yet, but hopefully there could be some more for me in the future "It says to people that while I am a weightlifter, I can also do this as well.
Each weightlifter recovered for 1-min between snatch attempts.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi weightlifter Karar Mohammad Jawad smashed the world record registered by a Russian weightlifter, winning the golden medal of the world championship for youth in Slovakia.