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The Turkish Weightlifting Federation successfully started 2012

The first event in 2012 of the Turkish Weightlifting Federation the Youth InterClubs National Championships ended mid-February in the city of Konya, Turkey.

265 male and 80 female weightlifting club lifters joined the competitions held from 16-19 February.

Mr Suat Kilic, Minister of Sport as well as the General Director of Sport, the Major of the City and representatives from the municipality attended the competitions and awarded medals and gifts to the winners.

The Amateur Sports Clubs Federation of Konya selected the Federation President of the Year and Dr. Hasan Akkus, President of the Turkish Weightlifting Federation as well as Mr. Metin Sahin, President of the Turkish Taekwondo Federation were elected and won the title of President of the Year 2011.