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EBU acquires weightlifting rights

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has secured media rights to European Weightlifting Federation championships until 2016.

This agreement covers four competitions, in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. In addition, host broadcasting of the championships will be handled by the local EBU Member or the EWF itself.

EBU head of¬†indoor sports, Ingolfur Hannesson said:¬†“We are pleased to continue our excellent cooperation with the EWF, which has given the Olympic sport of weightlifting significant exposure in Europe. The EWF Championships are always run in a flawless, professional manner, just as the host broadcasting is always to a high standard, bringing tangible added value to the participating broadcasters.”

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