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Russian President’s Cup

The first International Russian Federation President’s Weightlifting Cup takes place on 16-18 December, 2011 in Belgorod, Russia. This is the first international competition, which resumes the traditions of Friendship Cup after 20 years.

The European and International Weightlifting Federations met the initiative to conduct the Tournament with great enthusiasm.

The Tournament is a qualifying event in individual classification for athletes for the Olympic Games 2012 in London. This fact enhances the status of the event at the international stage of the sport competitions.
The Competitions will be held in team-individual form, in 5 weight categories:
– men 94kg, 105kg, +105kg;
– women 75kg, +75kg;

The winners and medalists will be awarded with prize money and valuable prizes.
The award ceremony for the best athletes of the Russian Federation President Cup in Weightlifting will take place on December 18, 2011 in Shepkin theatre, Belgorod.
Dress-code of the ceremony: formal, elegant dress or costume for the women, dark suit for the men.
Entries can be sent no later than 15 November, 2011 via e-mail: and