Competition Reports

Reports written by Andrew Charniga of international competitions such as the World weightlifting championships, the Asian championships; European championships; Asian Games; Junior world championships.

2018 Asian Games Weightlifting

Andrew Charniga The weightlifting competition of the 2018 Asian Games took place in Jakarta, Indonesia August 20 – 27, 2018. Since the weightlifting was part of the Games program the competition was held at the huge Jakarta International Expo center along with boxing and gymnastics. The training area was conveniently located in the adjoining hall. …

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The 2017 European Weightlifting Championships

The 2017 European Weightlifting Championships Andrew ‘Bud’ Charniga The 2017 European championships took place in the Croatian city of Split on the coast of the Adriatic. An excellent location with vibrant city center, excellent cuisine and great service. The highlight of the competition was the 217 kg world record snatch of Talakhadze Lasha (GEO). This …

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