Полоцкий государственный университет


On September 27-29, 2013, the 29th Republic weightlifting championship was held in Gomel.

This championship is the main start of the season for weightlifters of the Republic of Belarus. Traditionally, strongest weightlifters from all over the country participate in it.

Republic weightlifting championship

This year was no exception. Regional and Minsk teams were presented by experienced and titled athletes, among whom winners and champions of the Republic competitions were (Roman Germanov, Valentin Mazurkevich, Victor Sheremet, Anton Zhlabo). The legend of the Republic weightlifting Alexander Voronovich, three-time world champion, the Republic of Belarus record holder, 15-times champion of Belarus also took part in the Championship and confirmed the title of Champion.

Representatives of Polotsk State University were worthy. In the 90 kg weight class Alexander Kosnikovsky (gr. “11-TC”) took the 2nd place. Vasily Polessky stood in a step away from victory. He took the 4th place in the 70 kg weight class.

Republic weightlifting championship - Alexander Kosnikovsky

The team of Vitebsk region as a part of which our students competed won honorable third place!

Republic weightlifting championship - Our students

Congratulations to athletes and their coach Dmitry Kurylenko!