Candidates for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, determined on the basis of the Belarusian championship and continental forum. BelTA was told the head coach of men's national team of Belarus in weightlifting Viktar Shershukou.
“Now we are at the training camp in “flocks”. I had, of course, because of the coronavirus to make changes to the calendar of events. So, Belarus Weightlifting Championship will be held in “flocks”, instead of Grodno. But we are working in a normal mode, guys are in good shape, team is preparing in four shifts with full dedication, – said Victor Shershukov. – European Championship postponed to a later date, World forum among athletes under the age of 20 years and will be postponed. However, aimed at 2020 Games. The composition of the Olympics will be formed at the end of the national championship and the continental forum”.
The coach said, Now that the team has moved on strength training, all remedial actions are on schedule. According to him, at the first peak athletes come before the home championship, and the second – before the continental championship. On the license for the main start of the four-year claim 2 athlete (1 and the Girls 1 the guys).
Moscow Championship in weightlifting, which is due to the spread of the coronavirus has been moved from April to June, by the decision of the executive committee International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) He has lost the status of qualifying for the Olympics 2020.
Initially Championship in Moscow had to go to 4 by 12 April, but then it was decided to hold a tournament 13 by 21 June. Olympic games in Tokyo scheduled for 24 July – 9 August 2020 of the year.
A source: learned