Its Olympic future in doubt, weightlifting names Mohammed Jalood new leader – ESPN

TIRANA, Albania — Iraqi official Mohammed Jalood was elected president of the International Weightlifting Federation in chaotic scenes on Saturday.

In an election more than a year overdue, more controversy and confusion was stirred up when nine of the 11 candidates for president withdrew just before voting began.

A vote was taken but Qatari candidate Yousef Al-Mana protested that J…….

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Russians win court ruling ahead of weightlifting elections – ESPN

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Three Russian officials won a court ruling Thursday to overturn being barred from this weekend’s International Weightlifting Federation elections.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld appeals by Maxim Agapitov, who is an IWF board member, Dmitry Chernogorov and Aleksandr Kishkin. All three were excluded last month from the elections by a panel vetting potenti…….

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USA Weightlifting Unveils Change to Competition Floor Plan & Warm-Up Area for 2022 National Championships – BarBend

Athletes and fans of weightlifting alike can expect some changes to the upcoming 2022 USA Weightlifting (USAW) National Championships. This year’s competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, will serve as a trial run as USAW attempts to shake up the viewership experience at its competitions. The warm-up area will be moved forward and placed alongside the competition platform itself.

The 2022 Na…….

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When Gyaneshwari met Mirabai: Star-struck Rajnandgaon girl raises the weightlifting bar – Sportstar

Gyaneshwari Yadav remembers the first time she got a picture with Mirabai Chanu. At that time about a year ago, Gyaneshwari was an 18-year-old in her first weightlifting national camp at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala. The promising weightlifter was in awe of Mirabai, the former world champion, who had just won an Olympic silver medal in the women’s 49kg division a couple of wee…….

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Want to Move Better? Try These 5 Mobility Drills for Weightlifting – BarBend

Weightlifting is about how you move. The better your movement, the more you can lift. The two main lifts (the snatch and the clean & jerk) are not just your average gym exercises. You have to use your full range of motion, from your neck to your ankles, which is part of what makes weightlifting so challenging.

Mobility is the ability to move freely and easily without the restriction…….

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Veggie dad smashes world weightlifting record by lifting 100kg over his head – with ONE arm – Lancs Live

A vegetarian father-of-one has smashed a world weightlifting record by becoming the lightest person in history to lift 100kg over his head – with ONE arm.

Josh Lancaster, 31, became the pound-for-pound champion for a single-arm dumbbell lift by raising a weight more than 20 per cent heavier than him. Josh, who weighs 79kg, hoisted the colossal dumbbell over his head at Kaos Strength Gym …….

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Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in Khelo India national weightlifting 2022 – Olympics

Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Mirabai Chanu won the 49kg category gold medal at the inaugural Khelo India national ranking women’s weightlifting tournament at the Nagrota Bagwan in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 191kg (86kg snatch + 105kg in clean and jerk) to beat silver medallist Gyaneshwari Yadav, who lifted 170kg (78+92). Former 4…….

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Will lifting heavy make you bulky? Experts debunk 5 weightlifting myths – Vogue Singapore

With so much information about weightlifting and resistance training floating around all corners of the web, sifting through the noise of diet-culture fuelled content to find scientifically factual information about weight training may prove to be a difficult task. Despite weight lifting being one of the most effective methods of maintaining optimal physical health, misconceptions and fa…….

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