Selection competitions will be held

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On February 24-04 March, 1st selection competitions of Republic on weightlifting will be held. The aim is to control the preparations of the athletes, to watch the substitutes, to select the strong athletes, to teach and develop the sport of weightlifting in different regions, to strengthen friendship relations between the athletes and coaches, to increase and improve the athletes’ skill level.
Competitions will be held in Khirdalan, Lankaran and Samukh. On February 24-25, athletes from Sumgait, Khirdalan, Gobustan, Shamaxi, Ismayilli and Baku ( all sports associations) will compete in Khirdalan. On February 28-01 March, athletes representing Jalilabad, Neftchala, Lankaran, Lerik and Astara will compete in Lankaran and athletes from Goranboy, Ganja, Samukh, Gazakh, Shaki and Gakh will get on the platform in Samukh, on March 3-4.
The competition has personal character and the athletes who are at least 12 years old and technically prepared will be eligible to take part only. Men and women born in 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 and older in the zone tournament will compete in appropriate age groups and the winners will be determined according to the Sinclair table.
The selection competitions are held 4 times a year.

First approach requests of the athletes to participate in the selection competitions:

Weight categories/kg/ Age 16/kg/ Age 15/kg/ Age 14/kg/ Age13 /kg/ Age 12/kg/
1. 26 65 55 45 35 30
2. 30 70 60 50 40 35
3. 34 75 65 55 45 40
4. 38 80 70 60 50 45
5. 42 85 75 65 55 50
6. 46 90 80 70 60 55
7. 50 95 85 75 70 60
8. 56 105 90 80 75 65
9. 62 115 100 85 80 70
10. 69 130 110 90 85 75
11. +69 145 125 105 95 85

– The initial approach for the 17-year-old athletes – the III degree

– The initial approach for the 18 years and over – the II degree

The schedule of the competitions can be found in the following tables:
Absheron. February 24-25 .

Group Competition
February 24
Women 11:00
2006 years 13:00
2005 years 15:00
2004 years 17:00
February 25
2003 years 11:00
2002 years 14:00
2001 years 15:00
2000 years and over 16:00

Lankaran. February 28 – 01 March.
The weigh-in starts at 09:00.

Samukh. March 3-4. 
The weigh-in starts at 9:00.