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Weightlifting’s attention turns to Paris

IWF Competition Director Mr. Attila Adamfi, Member of the IWF Technical Committee Mr. Robert Nagy and Communication Manager Ms. Lilla Rozgonyi were in Paris during last week for a technical visit in order to discuss the latest details concerning the preparation of the World Weightlifting Championships Paris 2011.

Weightlifting Competitions will be held at the Pierre de Coubertin Stadium from the 12th until the 20th of November 2011.

According to the preliminary timetable, the verification will be on the 10th of November 2011, while the Congress and the Opening Ceremony are planed to take place on the 11th of November. The first competition day of the event will be the 12th of November 2011.

During their formal call the IWF delegates had several meetings with the Organizing Committee of Paris 2011 and discussed numerous topics regarding the venue layout as well as the accommodation of the Delegations.

The IWF is looking forward to the World Weightlifting Championships 2011 held in Paris, France and is grateful to the organizing committee for weightlifting’s requirements receiving maximum focus with regard to work and preparation.