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X. International Tournament Vladan Mihajlovic Memorial and IWF Course

X. International Tournament Vladan Mihajlovic Memorial was held in Indjija (SRB),
on 4th November, 2017. Athletes from 9 countries participated at the competition: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Israel, Hungary, Uganda, Malta, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia, in total 27 athletes.

The winner for the female category (calculated by Sincler points) was Yazmin ZAMMIT
STEVENS (MLT), followed by Marina OHMAN (ISR) and Nastasja STESL (SLO).
Winner for the male category was Nenad KUZIC (SRB), followed by Stevan VLADISAVLJEV (SRB) and Vilmos Marcell BOJTI (HUN). The winner team was Serbia (Tamara ZIVKOVIC and Nenad KUZIC), followed by Israel (Marina OHMAN and Bar LEWI) and Hungary (Veronika MITYKO and Vilmos Marcell BOJTI).

Mr. Milan Predojevic, President of the Indjija Municipal Assembly, opened the Competition and awarded the winner team.

The IWF Course for Technical Officials, as part of IWF Development Program, was organized from 2nd to 5th November 2017, also in Indjija (SRB). Course Directors, IWF Experts were Jesmond CARUANA (MLT) and Salim Musoke SSEMPEREZA (UGA).

About 20 domestic and 30 foreign participants participated. Experts from Belgrade Faculty for Sport also gave lectures. Technical Rules together with video analyse of competition attempts were in focus. Practical part of course was conducting during X. International Tournament Vladan Mihajlovic. Memorial and referee examination for two candidates was organized. Viktoria Litvinov (ISR) and Bruno Svara (SLO) successfully passed the exam for International Referee category 2.

Serbian Weightlifting Federation is thankful to all participants, but especially to IWF for
supporting Technical Officials Course and Competition. Such activities significantly contribute development of national weightlifting federations.


President, Serbian Weightlifting Federation

IWF TC member

EWF CR&SC member