Asian Weightlifting Championships

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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 1971 for men and 1988 for women. In 2008 the championships provided the official qualification for Asian competitors in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

List tournaments[edit]

Year Edition Venue
M W
1969 1
1970 2 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
1971 3 Philippines Manila, Philippines
1972 4
1973 5 Israel Tel Aviv, Israel
1974 6 Iran Tehran, Iran
1975 7
1976 8 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
1977 9 Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
1978 10 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
1979 11 Japan Tokyo, Japan
1980 12 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
1981 13 Japan Nagoya, Japan
1982 14 India New Delhi, India
1983 15 Syria Damascus, Syria
1984 16 Iran Tabriz, Iran
1985 17 China Jiangxi, China
1986 18 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
1987 19 Japan Ageo, Japan
1988 20 China Shilong, China
1 Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
1989 21 Iran Tehran, Iran
2 China Shanghai, China
1990 22 3 China Beijing, China
1991 23 Japan Kamisu, Japan
4 Indonesia Manado, Indonesia
1992 24 China Fuzhou, China
5 Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
1993 25 Iran Tabriz, Iran
6 China Shilong, China
1994 26 7 Japan Hiroshima, Japan
1995 27 8 South Korea Pusan, South Korea
1996 28 9 Japan Yachiyo, Japan
1997 29 10 China Yangzhou, China
1998 30 11 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
1999 31 12 China Wuhan, China
2000 32 13 Japan Osaka, Japan
2001 33 14 South Korea Jeonju, South Korea
2002 34 15 South Korea Busan, South Korea
2003 35 16 China Qinhuangdao, China
2004 36 17 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan
2005 37 18 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2007 38 19 China Tai'an, China
2008 39 20 Japan Kanazawa, Japan
2009 40 21 Kazakhstan Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan
2010 41 22 China Guangzhou, China
2011 42 23 China Tongling, China
2012 43 24 South Korea Pyeongtaek, South Korea
2013 44 25 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
2014 45 26 South Korea Incheon, South Korea
  • The weightlifting tournaments held during Asian Games are counted as Asian Weightlifting Championships of the corresponding year.

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