Hungary takes honours at inaugural V4 Cup
The Czech Weightlifting Federation, under the leadership of Petr Krol, President, hosted the inaugural edition of the “Visegrad 4 Cup” in Prague, beautiful capital of the Czech Republic. History, geography and a thousand other threads bind the four countries involved in this originally political conglomeration called the “Visegrad 4”: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The four Weightlifting Federations concerned initiated the V4 Weightlifting Cup among the first to demonstrate their cooperation also in the field of sport. Both the IWF and the EWF embraced the new concept of the Cup and their support was symbolized by the presence of IWF President Dr Tamás Aján and EWF General Secretary Hasan Akkus.
Among the 4 teams Hungary excelled taking both the Team Trophy and the individual Male Best Lifter cups (Péter Nagy, +105kg). The best Female Lifter of the V4 Cup became Lenka Kenisová, CZE, +75kg.