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Malaysia bags gold in Australian International Weightlifting Championship

Malaysia's Azroy Wafie has bagged gold at the Australian Open International Weightlifting Championships 2017. Malaysia's lifter Azroy Wafie participated in the 56 kg category, where he lifted a total of 238 kg to emerge overall champion. Azroy's fellow compatriot Muhammad Zaidi...

#Rio2016: Armenian weightlifter Karapetyan suffers gruesome elbow injury

It looked like a normal routine for Armenia’s Andranik Karapetyan when he attempted to carry 195kg in the clean and jerk event to hunt for a bronze in the 77kg category. He ended up injuring himself in the process, as...

#Rio2016: Hafifi breaks national record despite missing podium spot

National weightlifter, Hafifi Mansor broke his own national record with an overall lift of 316kg in the 69kg category at the Rio Olympics. The 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist lifted 140kg in the snatch, before lifting 176kg in the clean...

#Rio2016: Hafifi eager to rock the stage in Rio

National weightlifter, Mohd Hafifi Mansor has expressed a strong desire to claim center stage at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 to prove his worth in his Olympic debut. The Terengganu-born athlete can’t conceal his happiness after missing out on Beijing 2008...

Hafifi ready for Rio after ‘torturous’ training in Foshan

National weightlifting champion, Hafifi Mansor is hoping that the seven-week ‘torture’ he have to endure in Foshan, China will be fruitful for his Olympic quest in Rio. The 25-year-old will compete in the 69kg category, after securing a spot to...

Hafifi wins Malaysia’s only gold in Commonwealth meet

Weightlifter Mohd Hafifi Mansor became Malaysia's unlikely hero after delivering the only gold for the nation in the senior category at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Pune, India. The 24 year-old lifted 132 kg in the snatch and 171kg in...