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World Cup opens in Samoa

In an Opening Ceremony held in fantastic Pacific atmosphere and in a packed hall, Samoa’s President of State opened the IWF World Cup in Apia. An event that is included in the Olympic Qualifiation ranking, the World Cup welcomes participants from all over the world and dignitaries from the IWF and Continental Federations.


Right on the first day of competition, LIAO Hui (CHN) set a new junior clean and jerk world record in 69kg with 190kg: the very first world record established in the Pacific Region – including ALL sports.


World Cup results are being progressively published here.