Weightlifting

Weightlifting entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships in 2008 with a first edition organised in Komotini (GRE). A very popular sport with around 200 athletes from some 30 countries participating in each championship.

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EVENTS World University Championship

All Events Weightlifting

2018

Biala Podlaska (POL)

20/09-23/09/2018

2016

 Mérida (MEX)

2014

 Chiang Mai (THA)

2013

 Kazan (RU), 6/7 - 17/07

2012

Eilat (ISR)

2011

Shenzhen (CHN)

Weightlifting

 FISU Technical Delegate

Aniko NEMETH-MORA (HUN)

 

International Federation

International Weightlifting Federation

FISU Regulations

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The History of Weightlifting  in FISU

Weightlifting entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships in 2008 with a first edition organised in Komotini (GRE), which welcomed 159 weightlifters from 32 countries.
Since then, two other editions were attributed on two continents, and each attracted around 100 participants . The 3rd World University Weightlifting Championship took place in Eilat (ISR) in 2012.

Statistics WUC Weightlifting

Edition

Year

Country

City

N° of Countries

M

W

Athletes

Officials

Total

1

2008

GRE

Komotini

32

103

56

159

78

237

2

2010

TPE

Taichung

15

46

28

74

38

112

3

2012

ISR

Eilat

27

89

53

142

71

213

4

2014

THA

Chiang Mai

29

78

71

149

67

216

5

2016

MEX

Merida

 21 65 51 116 54 170

6

2018

POL

Biala Podlaska

           

 

Statistics Weightlifting as an optional sport at the Summer Universiade

Edition

Year

Country

City

N° of Countries

M

W

Athletes

Officials

Total

26 2011 CHN Shenzhen            
27 2013 RUS Kazan            
29 2017 TPE Taipei City