Weightlifting figurine unveiled in Wroclaw
At a press conference held at the Centennial Hall – venue to host the 2013 IWF World Championships – Szymon Kolecki, President of the Polish Weightlifting Federation presented the official weightlifting dwarf to the Capital of Lower Silesia. As the symbol of the city, now Wroclaw will have its own weightlifting dwarf.
Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President was accompanied by the Governor of Lower Silesia Alexander Skorupa, the Vice President of Wroclaw Wojciech Adamski and 1992 Olympian Vladimir Chlebosz to uncover the bronze sculpture.
The event promises to be organized on a very high level, and after 100 Years, the IWF Weightlifting Championships are coming back to the city of Wroclaw.
According to the Final Entries, the following London 2012 Olympic Medallists will participate at the 2013 IWF World Championships Wroclaw:
ZHOU Lulu (CHN)
OM Yun Chol (PRK)
KIM Un Guk (PRK)
LU Xiaojun (CHN)
ZIELINSKI Adrian Edward (POL)
MIYAKE Hiromi (JPN)
KASHIRINA Tatiana (RUS)
FIGUEROA MOSQUERA Oscar Albeiro (COL)
AUKHADOV Apti (RUS)
IVANOV Alexandr (RUS)
IOVU Cristina (AZE)
KALINA Yuliya (UKR)
SHKERMANKOVA Maryna (BLR)
HRISTOV Valentin Snezhev (AZE)
BONK Bartolomiej Wojciech (POL)
ALBEGOV Ruslan (RUS)