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A new record was registered in the history of Azerbaijani weightlifting

Sport 13:20 21 Dec, 2022
A new record was registered in the history of Azerbaijani weightlifting

A new record was registered in the history of Azerbaijani weightlifting
The Azerbaijan Weightlifting Cup between women, men and veterans, which was held in the competition hall of the Weightlifting Academy in Shuvelan settlement on December 21-23, has started.

According to the information provided to Qazet.az reports by the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation, more than a hundred athletes who have passed the medical examination and fulfilled the standards set by the current regulations of cities and regions, sports societies, sports clubs, sports centers, UGIMs will test their strength in the competition.

The first record has already been registered. 25 female athletes participated in the competition, which is a first in the history of weightlifting in Azerbaijan. So far, so many female weightlifters have not participated in any competition of the Republican level. They will determine the absolute winner today, both in different weight classes.

Another first is related to refereeing. For the first time, a female specialist was appointed as the head judge of the national weightlifting tournaments. This task was assigned to Sabina Rzayeva, former weightlifter, Azerbaijan champion among women, 3 times European and world champion among masters.

A new record was registered in the history of Azerbaijani weightlifting
A new record was registered in the history of Azerbaijani weightlifting