Olympic Weightlifting spectacles-at the Cottonera Complex

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 10:31

The great Olympic Weightlifting spectacles that are the European Small Nations Tournament and Charles Mifsud Open shall be taking place on Saturday, 27th April at the Cottonera Sports Complex, with national teams and their respective athletes beginning their arrival to Malta on Thursday. On Friday morning, training seminal shall be held at the same venue, with a Technical Conference and meeting taking place that same afternoon.
The competition shall kick off at 9.00AM local time, with the men’s first group, and the competition to follow shall commence at 11.30AM with the first of the Women’s group.

Following these two competitions, the official Opening Ceremony shall begin at 14.00, and shall be graced by the presence and performance from members of the Malta Dance Association and Degymnastics Club.

The peak of the competition shall be seen at the last two competitions from the Men’s section. The Maltese National Team shall participate with three teams in the Charles Mifsud Open and two teams in the European Small Nations, who will be looking to repeat last year’s great performance at the same competition, which was held in Luxembourg.

In a great boost for the sport on a local level, three athletes who have participated in the Olympic Games shall be taking part, contributing their high-level to make this event somewhat special and an inspiration to the younger generation of Maltese weightlifters.

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