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4th World University Championships opened in Chiang Mai

In a spectacular Opening Ceremony the Governor of Chiang Mai Province opened the 4th FISU World University Weightlifting Championships today. The event hosted by the North-Chiang Mai University in the city with great traditions of weightlifting welcomes competitors from 28 countries.
The kickoff of the Championships coincided with HM King Bumibhol Adulyadej’s birthday which the participants were proud to celebrate together with the hosts.

In the first category, Thailand’s World Championship silver and bronze medallist Panida Khamsri excelled winning the Women’s 48kg ahead of Japanese and Turkish contestants.

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