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Brazilian Government Invests $2M In First Weightlifting Training Center

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 27 / 15

Brazilian weightlifting "will receive a modern training center in the coming months" as a result of an approximately R$6M ($2M) investment from the country's ministries of sports and defense, according to Flávio Dilascio of GLOBO ESPORTE. The center will be built in Rio de Janeiro's Adalberto...

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