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20.10.2017

Suspension Starts For Nine IWF Member Federations Involved In Olympic Doping

IWF determined to encourage and protect clean weightlifting 20 October 2017; Budapest, Hungary: The one-year suspensions of the nine IWF Members Federations (MFs) found to have had three or more anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) during the retesting of samples taken at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, officially took effect today. The IWF has informed each of […]

20.10.2017

IWF Coaching Course in Tunisia

In the framework of the IWF Development Program, the Weightlifting Federation of Tunisia organized a Coaching Course in Hamamat city (60 km far from the Capital, Tunis) from 27th September to 1st October 2017. Lectures were given by Mr. Maged Salama, while theoretical sessions were followed by practical ones. 29 coaches from Tunisia attended the […]

18.10.2017

International seminar and roundtable in Chile

“Perspectives of Weightlifting at School, University and Military Sector” Within the context of the II South American Youth Sports Games, Santiago de Chile 2017, the seminar and round table “Perspectives of Weightlifting at School, University and Military Sector” was held on the 4th, 5th and 6th of October in the Pierre de Coubertin Hall of […]

17.10.2017

II Youth South American Games Santiago 2017

The 2nd South American Youth Games Santiago 2017 was held in Santiago of Chile from September 29th to October 8th, gathering 1248 athletes from 24 disciplines. Weightlifting competitions were held in the Olympic Training Center (CEO) between October 4th to 8th, with the participation of 75 young lifters (38 men and 37 women) coming from […]

16.10.2017

IWF Ready For Clean Competition At 2017 World Weightlifting Championships

Record number of anti-doping tests expected during World Championships Lausanne, 16 October 2017: With just over 50 days remaining to the 2017 IWF World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim (USA), Dr Patrick Schamasch of the IWF’s independent Anti-Doping Commission outlined the outstanding preparations that aim to ensure clean competition. The IWF is completely committed to protecting […]

13.10.2017

Pyrros Dimas celebrates his 46th Birthday today!

The most decorated Olympic athlete in the history of weightlifting, three times Olympic Champion plus once bronze-medal winner Greek hero Pyrros Dimas celebrates his birthday today! Born in the Albanian city of Himara from Greek parents, Dimas devoted himself to the sport of weightlifting while only aged 11. He started competing at 14 and won his […]

13.10.2017

IWF Coaching Course in Uganda

Weightlifting Federation of Uganda organized a Coaching Course in Kampala, 1-5 October 2017, thanks to their application within the framework of the IWF Development Program submitted at the beginning of the year. Lectures were given by Milan Mihajlovic, IWF Technical Committee Member with the assistance of more than 15 participants. The organization was at a […]

13.10.2017
12.10.2017

AWF Extraordinary Electoral Meeting

The Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) held an extraordinary Electoral meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on 7th October 2017 in presence of IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan. Considering the vacant position of AWF General Secretary in view of Mr. Mohammed Jalood (IRQ) elected as IWF General Secretary, the following people got elected according to the AWF Constitution: […]

11.10.2017
11.10.2017

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

IWF reports that the sample of Mr. Mohd Hafifi MANSOR (MAS) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Oxymetholone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents). As a consequence, the Athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation. In any case where it is determined that the athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule violation, […]

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