Ursula Papandrea USA WF President and Phil Andrews CEO paid a visit to IWF Headquarters to discuss future plans for USA Weightlifting and to further widen the spectrum of collaboration with International Weightlifting Federation.
One of the most important topics was the preparation of the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships in Anaheim next March, besides talks about organizing other events in the upcoming years.
USA Weightlifting will hold its’ Coaching Symposium in Chicago, 20-22 July 2018. As a result of the generous support from the IWF (Development Program), four nations from the Pan American Region got the opportunity to delegate one coach per country free of charge for the two-day event.
The Women’s Camp will take place in Las Vegas in August, where scholarships for one nation each from the 4 Continents and for four nations form the Pan American Continent will be provided. Many seminars will also be held on this occasion.
Cooperation with IWF in some fields such as development and coaching seminars were also brought up at the meeting, and there were discussions about the Women’s Commission, which of Ms Papandrea holds the Chairwoman title besides the Presidency of the USA Weightlifting.