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Belgorod – Technical Visit

Attila Adamfi, IWF Competition Director together with Anton Kislyakov, Russian Weightlifting Federation Vice President visited Belgorod, Russia in order to coordinate the preparation of the IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup taking place on December 16-18, 2011.

The city is very excited to host such international event, the official hotel and venues are ready to welcome participants from all over the world. The world’s strongest weightlifters as well as the strongest representatives of the Russian team are invited to participate in this tournament.

Live TV coverage in High Definition with 14 cameras will be provided to broadcast this successful event deploying entertaining elements aiming to attract the attention of the viewers.

The barbell supplier of the competition will be UESAKA. The company delivered brand new equipment received by Mr. Oleg Serdyukov, Minister of Sports of Belgorod Region.

The IWF wishes great success to the organisers and to the participants!

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