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IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup 2012

The IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup will be held from 12 to 14 October, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Russia at the Palace of Sports “Yubileyniy”.

Mr. Attila Adamfi, IWF Competition Director made an official Technical visit to St. Petersburg in order to finalize with Mr. Anton Kislyakov, Russian Weightlifting Federation Vice President the latest details with regards to the organization of the IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup 2012.

The high organization level event delivered in 2011 will certainly be topped by this second edition. St Petersburg offers an impressive infrastructure to host the competition, and the professionalism of the experts working on the planning and delivery meets the highest expectations.

The athletes will be invited to compete in the following bodyweight categories:

Men 94kg, 105kg, +105kg

Women 75kg, +75kg

Winners according to the Total result in each bodyweight category will be awarded with Prize Money as follows:

First place: 5 000 USD
Second place: 3 000 USD
Third place: 2 000 USD

Any athlete setting up a new Senior World Record will be awarded with the following bonus:

Snatch: 3 000 USD
Clean & Jerk: 3 000 USD
Total: 6 000 USD

For more information, go to the official website of the event:

Check out the promotion video posted on Youtube!