The Cyprus Weightlifting Federation organized the 38th EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS TOURNAMENT & CYPRUS LOUCAS LOUCA MEMORIAL TROPHY between the dates 17 – 20 March 2016 in the beautiful Mediterranean City of Limassol in Cyprus with great success.
In conjunction seminars of psychological topics and training methods in Olympic Weightlifting were held and very welcomed. 22 men and 15 women participated from 6 nations, consisting of men and women teams namely:Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco and Cyprus.
Another very enjoyable guest competition was held between Israel and Cyprus. Both men and women enjoyed displaying and fighting for the best Sinclair points. Cyprus was fortunate to have the strongest men team represented by Antonis Martasidis, Dimitris Minasidis and Alexandros Amanatidis. From the women team again Cyprus showed its strength represented by Alexandra Klatsia and Anninia Hadjiloizou. Iceland came 2nd place, Malta 3rd , Monaco 4th and Luxembourg 5th place.