The new date tentatively reported for the 2005 Asian Weightlifting Championships several weeks ago is official.
Sergey Filiminov (Kazakhstan) sinks the putt on this world record snatch (173 kg) in the 77-kg category at the 2004 Asian Weightlifting Championships (Almaty, Kazakhstan). IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. photo.
Originally scheduled for June 15 - 22, the competition is now set for September 23 - 30 and it is still being held in Dubai, UAE.
In addition to its stature as a continental championships, the Asian Weightlifting Championships has produced some of the sport's top performances in recent years.