IWF announced the Final Entry for Olympic

Budapest – Hungary, July 18, 2012: The International Weightlifting Federation published the Final Entry List for the London 2012 Olympic Games (as of 10 July 2012). Beijing Olympic Gold Medallists to participate at the London 2012

Olympic Games:

Women’s +75kg: Mi-ran JANG (KOR)

Men’s 77kg: Jaehyouk SA (KOR)

Men’s 85kg: Yong LU (CHN)

Men’s 94kg: Ilya ILYIN (KAZ)

Men’s 105kg: Andrei ARAMNAU (BLR)

Men’s +105kg: Matthias STEINER (GER)

Out of the 15 current World Champions winning their title at the 2011 IWF World Championships Paris, France, 13 will compete to win the Olympic Gold:

Women’s 53kg: Zulfiya CHINSHANLO (KAZ)

Women’s 58kg: Nastassia NOVIKAVA (BLR)

Women’s 63kg: Svetlana TSARUKAEVA (RUS)

Women’s 69kg: Oxana SLIVENKO (RUS)

Women’s 75kg: Nadezda EVSTYUKHINA (RUS)

Women’s +75kg: Lulu ZHOU (CHN)

Men’s 56kg: Jingbiao WU (CHN)

Men’s 62kg: Jie ZHANG (CHN)

Men’s 77kg: Xiaojun LU (CHN)

Men’s 85kg: Kianoush ROSTAMI (IRI)

Men’s 94kg: Ilya ILYIN (KAZ)

Men’s 105kg: Khadzhimurat AKKAEV (RUS)

Men’s +105kg: Behdad SALIMIKORDASIABI (IRI)

Further 10 athletes – World Champions in 2009 and/or 2010 will compete. The youngest athlete to compete is: Khadija MOHAMMAD (UAE) –

Women’s 75kg – born on 19 June 1995

The oldest athlete to compete is: Martin TESOVIC (SVK) – Men’s

105kg – born on 26 October 1974. —– IWF

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