(KPL) The National Weightlifting Federation of the Lao PDR hoped to bag a gold medal at the upcoming 25th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), in Vientiane from 9-18 December.

This was said by the President of National Weightlifting Federation Mr Thansamay Kommasith said, ?We have already selected the best 28 weightlifters, six women to be the national team and they are now having training in the Training Centre at Phonsavanh School in the National University of Laos?.He said that the federation has sent eight weightlifters to join the Weightlifting Championship in Xiengmai, Thailand for testing the strong of our athletes then we capacity said that our weightlifters has improved their skills and good techniques more than the federation expected.

For the Lao National Weightlifting Federation just has established to be the new federation, which getting the main supported by the State Enterprise of Lao Telecommunication and also received some sport equipments from neighbouring countries?, Mr Thansamay added.

In order to the new establishment of the federation, the federation has a higher decided to create the best national weightlifters for joining the SEA Games as well as the federation also making the plans for sending their weightlifters to join the competitions in oversea for their warm-up match before will compete in the SEA Games.

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