V4 for the 4th time!
The fourth edition of the Visegrad 4 Cup was held between 24-25 August 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.
30 lifters, 3 Men and 3 Women from all the four countries (Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the host country Czech Republic) participated at the competition with A and B teams. The Teams were accompanied by their National Federation Presidents, Mr. Petr Krol (CZE), IWF Vice-President, Mr. Mariusz Jedra (POL) and Mr. Jan Stefanik (SVK).
On the first day of the Event an Anti-Doping Education Seminar was held by IWF Junior Legal Counsel dr. Lilla Sagi. The lecture „Checklist for Weightlifters” included the most important anti-doping rules and useful information for the athletes. A „Checklist” was distributed to the athletes as a handout to draw their attention to their anti-doping responsibilities.
After the Anti-Doping Education, an introduction of the newly introduced Tokyo2020 Qualification System including the new bodyweight categories was given by Mr. Matyas Lencser, IWF Competition Manager. The new qualification system will enter into force on 1st November 2018. The seminars were supported by the IWF Development Program.
By Team: 1. Slovakia, 2. Czech Republic A, 3. Hungary, 4. Poland, 5. Czech Republic B
Best Lifter Men: KUCERA Kamil (CZE)
Best Junior Lifter Men: IZDEBSKI Marcin (POL)
Best Lifter Women: JUNG Beata (HUN)
Best Junior Lifter Women: MITYKO Veronika (HUN)
The next edition of the V4 Cup will be organized by the Polish Weightlifting Federation.