At the opening ceremony team
members from 93 countries assembled at the 700th Anniversary stadium for the
start of the Royal World Weightlifting Championships.
The Royal World Weightlifting Championships opened in Chiang Mai on
September 16th at Chiang Mai 700 Anniversary stadium.
The opening ceremony was presided by Privy Councilor Dr. Kasem Wattanachai,
and Major General Intarat Yodbangtoey, chairman of the Royal WWC.
Major Gen. Intarat said this tournament is a great opportunity for the
athletes to prepare for the 2008 Olympics 2008 to be held in Beijing.
The 13 day event ends on September 26th with an awards ceremony and banquet
dinner for the participants.
For schedules of the events visit: http://www.royalwwc 2007.com/main.php