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Asian Weightlifting Championships

The Asian Weightlifting Championships is a weightlifting championship organised by the Asian Weightlifting Federation for competitors from the Asian countries. It has been held since 1969 for men and 1988 for women. In 2008 the championships provided the official qualification for Asian competitors in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

List tournamentsEdit

Year Edition Venue
M W
1969 1
1970 2   Bangkok, Thailand
1971 3   Manila, Philippines
1972 4
1973 5   Tel Aviv, Israel
1974 6   Tehran, Iran
1975 7
1976 8   Bangkok, Thailand
1977 9   Baghdad, Iraq
1978 10   Bangkok, Thailand
1979 11   Tokyo, Japan
1980 12   Seoul, South Korea
1981 13   Nagoya, Japan
1982 14   New Delhi, India
1983 15   Damascus, Syria
1984 16   Tabriz, Iran
1985 17   Jiangxi, China
1986 18   Seoul, South Korea
1987 19   Ageo, Japan
1988 20   Shilong, China
1   Jakarta, Indonesia
1989 21   Tehran, Iran
2   Shanghai, China
1990 22 3   Beijing, China
1991 23   Kamisu, Japan
4   Manado, Indonesia
1992 24   Fuzhou, China
5   Chiang Mai, Thailand
1993 25   Tabriz, Iran
6   Shilong, China
1994 26 7   Hiroshima, Japan
1995 27 8   Busan, South Korea
1996 28 9   Yachiyo, Japan
1997 29 10   Yangzhou, China
1998 30 11   Bangkok, Thailand
1999 31 12   Wuhan, China
2000 32 13   Osaka, Japan
2001 33 14   Jeonju, South Korea
2002 34 15   Busan, South Korea
2003 35 16   Qinhuangdao, China
2004 36 17   Almaty, Kazakhstan
2005 37 18   Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2007 38 19   Tai'an, China
2008 39 20   Kanazawa, Japan
2009 40 21   Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan
2010 41 22   Guangzhou, China
2011 42 23   Tongling, China
2012 43 24   Pyeongtaek, South Korea
2013 44 25   Astana, Kazakhstan
2015 45 26   Phuket, Thailand
2016 46 27   Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2017 47 28   Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • The weightlifting tournaments held during Asian Games are counted as Asian Weightlifting Championships of the corresponding year.

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