IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup 2012

IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup 2012

Budapest – Hungary, Sept 8, 2012: The IWF Grand Prix – President’s Cup will be held from 12 to 14 October, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Russia at the Palace of Sports “Yubileyniy”. The training will also be organized in the same venue.

The high organization level event delivered in 2011 will certainly be topped by this second edition. St Petersburg offers an impressive infrastructure to host the competition, and the professionalism of the experts working on the planning and delivery meets the highest expectations.

The official accommodation is the “Vvedinskiy” Hotel. The Russian Weightlifting Federation will cover the costs for the invited athletes and one coach per National Federation. Additional athletes and coaches willing to participate should cover their own expenses.

The athletes will be invited to compete in the following body weight

categories:

Men 94kg, 105kg, +105kg

Women 75kg, +75kg

Winners according to the Total result in each body weight category will be awarded with

Prize Money as follows:

First place: 5 000 USD

Second place: 3 000 USD

Third place: 2 000 USD

Any athlete setting up a new Senior World Record will be awarded with the following bonus:

Snatch: 3 000 USD

Clean & Jerk: 3 000 USD

Total: 6 000 USD

Final Entries to be sent before 15 September. —- IWF/Image: london2012.com

The athletes will be invited to compete in the following body weight

categories:

Men 94kg, 105kg, +105kg

Women 75kg, +75kg

Winners according to the Total result in each body weight category will be awarded with

Prize Money as follows:

First place: 5 000 USD

Second place: 3 000 USD

Third place: 2 000 USD

Any athlete setting up a new Senior World Record will be awarded with the following bonus:

Snatch: 3 000 USD

Clean & Jerk: 3 000 USD

Total: 6 000 USD

Final Entries to be sent before 15 September. —- IWF/Image: london2012.com

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