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2015 IWF Grand Prix Fuzhou about to kick off

The Organizing Committee proceeds to the finalization of the last details prior to start the 2015 IWF Grand Prix – second edition since the first in 2011.

The Invitational event is held in Fuzhou from and is an Individual Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The competition is staged at the Mawei Gymnasium Fuzhou.

Athletes will compete in the following bodyweight categories:

Men: 56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg

Women: 48kg, 53kg, 58g, 63kg, 69kg

This is the first time that such an impressive amount is given out as Prize Money during and IWF Grand Prix Event: in total 160.000 USD plus World Record bonus will be awarded to the winners.

The Entries are published on the IWF website, while the Start List will be available after the Verification of the Final Entries on 20 September.

Competition will be broadcasted LIVE on CCTV! Stay tuned for more info.