Monday, June 22, 2015

Russia on the MOVE......AGAIN!!!!

Dear Friends,

It is my pleasure to announce the date and location for The 2015 WPC/AWPC RAW& EQUIPPED Open  Cup of the Baltic States in Powerlifting, Bench-press & Deadlift.  The date is  1-4 October, 2015 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. We look forward to seeing a Team from your country represented.

Address:  Petro Sport Hotel


 Shosseynaya st. 6A, Yanino, 188689, Russia
Receptionist: +7 812 574 2233, + 7 812 331 5472
Reservation department: +7 812 571 3006, +7 812 600 7017
Fax: +7 812 571 27 04
E-mail: info@petrosport.ru

Meet directors: Yuri Ustinov and  Mikhail  Bogdanov 
Anti Doping agent- Igor Umerenkov
Entry Form –Please have each athlete fill out all details on the entry form. The entry form can be filled on: http://www.wpc-spb.ru
Entry Deadline – till  August 31, 2015
10% of the AWPC athletes will be tested for doping.
Entry Fee –The first nomination is 60€. If you take part in two nominations you pay 90€. For more nominations you pay 25 €. AWPC athletes pay 15for test for doping. You can pay the fee in cash when you arrived at the cup. For visitors from other countries there are no imposition of fines! Main thing is to successfully register.
Awards – The athletes, taken the first three places in each weight & age class, will be given exclusive medals & diplomas. The absolutely championship will be taken among men & women according to Glossberener’s  formula.  The winners of the absolutely championship will be given cups & diplomas. 
Hotel Reservation  Petro Sport Hotel


Also you can use other hotels of St. Petersburg  →http://ostrovok.ru/hotel/russia/st._petersburg/
Visa
All foreign nationals are required to have entry visas to travel to the Russian Federation. Russian entry visas can be obtained at local Russian Embassy or Consulate, proper authorization (invitation) from the Passport and Visa Department (UVIR) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs or specially authorized travel agencies is required.
If needed the Hotel « Petro Sport Hotel » can provide visa support for the guests of our tournament.


Welcome to Saint- petersburg!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Friday, June 19, 2015

The venue was...

...at the Latvia Olympic Sports Training Center!


In Riga, there were zero injuries and zero miss loading of the wrong weights...

It is important for the sportsman to know that they are SAFE! The entire meet structure was FIRST RATE!

Yes there were TWO platforms, the table staff of each platform did a great job.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Raivo Chaps....YOU ARE THE MAN!!!

2015 WPC European Championships in Riga, Latvia were first class at all levels. I will be reporting all this week, don't miss out. Remember WE work for YOU the lifter!