Tehran, the first Asian country selected as host of world Senior Weightlifting Championships

2015.10.16

Approximately 45 days later 2015 world weightlifting championships will be held in Houston , USA . The history of organizing this championships dates back to 124 years ago in that year London used to be the host of 7 lifters from 6 countries of the world . It is to be mentioned that the next world championships was held 7 years later in Vienna ,Austria . Until 1987 world weightlifting competitions used to be held in Men’s class and from this year on an opportunity was given to women athletes to participate in the world championships . In this case , since 1991 the host country would organize the world championships in both Men’s & Women’s section . The record of having largest number of participating athletes referes to 2014 world championships which was held in Almaty ,Kazakhstan at which 404 men weightlifters from 66 countries and 279 women lifters from 53 countries competed with their rivals . Now , we should wait to see whether this record could be broken or not ? USA used to be the host of world weightlifting championships in 1947, 1970 , 1978, 1984 & 1987 and in fact 28 years passed from the last time USA hosting concession .

The first Asian city which was selected to be the host of world senior weightlifting championships is Tehran the capital city of Iran which dates back to 1957 . After that Tokyo city of Japan (1964) , again Tehran of Iran (1965) Manila of Philippines (1974) ,Jakarta city of Indonesia (1988 ) , Guangzhou of China (1995) , Chiangmai of Thailand (1997) , Doha of Qatar (2005) , again Chiangmai of Thailand (2007) , Goyang city of South Korea (2009) , Almaty city of Kazakhstan (2014) were the other Asian cities that organized this important competition . In the meantime , 2017 world weightlifting championships will be held in Penang city ,Malaysia .

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