Ruth Kasirye’s hopes for the World Championships
Ruth Kasirye, Norway’s best weightlifter, has prepared well for this year’s World Championships in Paris. She showed good form during the Nordic Championships in Pori, Finland, early in October (101 kg in the snatch and 127 kg in the clean and jerk).
She later confirmed her good form in the regional championships in Norway a week later by lifting respectively 100 kg and 125 kg. Earlier this autumn Ruth has trained very well together with the French national team, but she will close her last preparations for the Worlds in Paris in Norway. Her main goal in Paris will be to qualify on individual basis for the London Olympics.
At the last Games in Beijing Ruth Kasirye had the very honorable duty to be Flag Bearer for the Norwegian team at the Opening Ceremony. Her next big competition will be the Test Event in London the second weekend in December this year.