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World Weightlifting’s Best Lifters of 2010

The Iranian athlete Behdad Salimikordasiabi has been named the Best Male Lifter of 2010, while the Best Female Lifter of 2010 became Svetlana Podobedova from Kazakhstan.

They earned significant number of votes and received the “Jenő Boskovics Lifter of the Year Trophy” from IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján and the World Weightlifting Magazine’s Editor in Chief Kornél Jancsó and Anikó Nemeth-Móra Senior Editor.

The two winners were invited to Istanbul, Turkey at the IWF World Anti-Doping Conference, where they took over the Trophy in due solemnity for their remarkable achievements and their outstanding performances in the year 2010.