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Pan American and South American Junior Championship –Santiago of Chile

The Pan American and South American Junior Championship has been concluded with great success in Santiago of Chile.

The competition was organized in the Chilean Olympic Training Center and was transmitted LIVE by TV and via internet on the web site

The wonderful atmosphere, the music and lights made great impression on the public and also on the sport authorities of Chile.

The best teams in the Pan American Championship were United States in female section and Peru in the male section, with Chile in the third place in male section.

In the South American Championship in both sections the winner was Ecuador, followed by Peru and Chile.

During the Victory Ceremony, the Chilean Federation presented a special award to Mr. Basilio Chalak (ARG) and to Mr. David Montero (BRA) for their important contribution to weightlifting sport and their long friendship with Chile.

After the competition, the delegations were invited to visit the Ski Center Snowy Valley ( Valle Nevado), where people enjoyed snow and then to lunch in a picturesque place near Santiago.

Complete results on