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31.05.2016

Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil

IOC Medical and Scientific Department Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil (adapted from WHO advice) Vaccine preventable diseases A medical consultation should be scheduled at least 4–8 weeks before departure in order to allow sufficient time for optimal immunization schedules to be completed and effective for both, routine vaccines and […]

28.05.2016

Oceania event concluded in Fiji

The successful event included seminars and meetings beside the competitions of the Oceania Championships – also serving as Continental Qualification Event for 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The activities in Suva, capital of Fiji started with the OWF Technical Seminar on 22 – 23 May, funded by the IWF. Described as the best ever Technical Seminar, […]

24.05.2016

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

The IWF reports that sample of Mr. Rustam Khil Esmatullah (AFG) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for (S1.1 Anabolic agent) stanozolol. 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, […]

24.05.2016

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

The IWF reports that sample of Mr. Sergei Dolgalev (KGZ) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for (S1.1 Anabolic agent) stanozolol. 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, the […]

23.05.2016

Exciting competitions for the African quota places in Cameroon

The African Championships, Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games concluded last week in the capital of Cameroon, Yaoundé. Around 100 lifters from 13 countries competed for the 5 Men and 4 Women quota places available. Here is an update on the countries who secured 1 quota place for Rio at the African Championships: […]

21.05.2016

Pre-Games operational meetings for IFs

The IOC organized in Lausanne a series of meeting with all International Federations in order to coordinate common operational issues ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Technical Delegate for the Games discussed several operational issues with Rio 2016 and IOC Senior Staff, including the followings: – Roles and Responsibilities […]

18.05.2016

Another succesful Anti-Doping Seminar on the eve of the African Championships

Dr. Zakia Bartagi, IWF Anti-Doping Commission Member and Mr. Robert Ndjana, head of the National Anti-Doping Organization of Cameroon held a successful Anti-Doping Seminar in Yaoundé, Cameroon on 8th May 2016. The Seminar was created within the framework of the IWF Development Program and was organized in cooperation with the Weightlifting Federation of Africa. Dr. […]

13.05.2016

Visit at ZKC factory

Pedro Meloni, Rio 2016 Weightlifting Sport Manager and Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General paid a visit to the ZKC factory to check the sport equipment production for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Beside the familiarization of the production process, special attention was given to the Olympic branding elements. Discussions included the evaluation of the experience […]

13.05.2016

5 cities bidding for the 2018 IWF Junior World Championships

The International Weightlifting Federation has received the Candidature of five Candidate cities bidding to host the 2018 IWF Junior World Championships. According to the procedure the list of cities that announced their intent is as follows: Minsk, BLR Eilat, ISR Pyongyang, PRK Anaheim, USA Tashkent, UZB The Hosting Right of the 2018 IWF Junior World […]

13.05.2016
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