The Australian Olympic Committee today ratified the selection of the Australian Olympic Weightlifting Team for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

The Weightlifting section of the 2000 Australian Olympic Team is as follows:

Women Weight Division Home State
Meagan Warthold 58kg NSW
Natasha Barker 58kg NSW
Amanda Phillips 63kg QLD
Michelle Kettner 69kg NSW

Men
Mehmet Yagci 56kg NSW
Yurik Sarkisian 62kg VIC
Damian Brown 77kg VIC
Sergo Chakhoyan 85kg VIC
Kiril Kounev 94kg VIC
Alex Karapetyn 94kg VIC
Chris Rae +105kg SA
Anthony Martin +105kg WA

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT DANIELLE KEAN AT THE AOC ON 02 9245 2089 OR 0407 207 727

Source: Australian Olympic Committee