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Large international weightlifting competition held in Eleikos new Sports Center

Pressmeddelande   •   Nov 28, 2016 07:38 GMT

"We are incredibly proud to hold a competition of this magnitude in our new facilities. Our new Sports Center will be a fully equipped training center where we in addition to our own Education programs also will be able to hold competitions and training camps of the highest class. Almost exactly 60 years ago, Eleiko produced the first barbell that held an entire competition without deformation. We are looking forward to celebrate that next year along with lifters from around the world, when we will host the event. "Says Erik Blomberg, president of Eleiko.

The Championship will be held from 11 to 21 August 2017 in Eleikos new facilities at Kistinge, Halmstad. Where fitted out a new Eleiko Sport Center big enough to house a large international weight lifting competition at the highest level. Preliminary interest from the world's weightlifters are very large and many look forward to, while they compete also are getting an opportunity to see how the world's top weightlifting equipments are manufactured.

Weightlifting is an olympic sport and the athletes compete in the two diciplines snatch and the clean and jerk.

European Masters Weightlifting Committé stands as organizers of the competition.

"It's a great pleasure that Eleiko in cooperation with Destination Halmstad are given the opportunity to host such a glorious event. To welcome international guests when the city is most beautiful is amazing and the contribution it gives to the tourism industry is very important. "Says Ann Johansson, manager, Halmstad Convention Bureau.

For more information, please contact:
Johan Erling, contest organizer, mobil: 0738-21 95 90

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