The 3rd selection competitions will be held

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On July 7-15, 3rd 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 July 7-8, athletes from Sumgait, Khirdalan, Gobustan, Shamaxi, Ismayilli and Baku ( all sports associations) will compete in Khirdalan. On July 11-12, 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 July 14-15.

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/kq/ Age 14 /kg/ Age 13 /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