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27.04.2017

Development Program Seminar held in Buenos Aires

The Argentinean Weightlifting Federation organized a Seminar in Buenos Aires for the South American Federations within the framework of the IWF Development Program. The topics covered the Development policies and the growth of weightlifting in the region and beside the local experts; Mr. Carlos Segura – President of UNO Deportes Mr. Gabriel Andreu – Development […]

26.04.2017

Swedish Weightlifting Federation Elections

The Swedish Weightlifting Federation held its Election on 23rd of April 2017. Thomas Wesselhoff was unanimously elected by the Swedish annual meeting as President of the Swedish Weightlifting Federation replacing  Eva Helgesson. Approximately 40 delegates took part in the annual meeting. The following officials were elected: President: Thomas Wesselhoff Vice President: Kjell-Åke Johansson Member: Fredrik […]

26.04.2017

European Small Nations Elections

The European small nation’s delegates met in San Marino for the quadrennial electoral congress to elect the General Secretary for weightlifting. Jesmond Caruana, President of Malta Weightlifting Association was elected for this position for the period between 2017-2021 with the full support of all members present. Mr. Caruana started the sport of weightlifting back in […]

24.04.2017

Hungary and IWF mourning one of their greatest

Imre Földi, first Olympic champion of Hungarian weightlifting, Sportsman of the Nation died shortly before his 79th birthday due on 8 May. Földi medalled in three Olympic Games in the 56kg category: winning silver in 1964 Tokyo and 1968 Mexico City, before finally winning gold in 1972 Munich, where he set a world record, one […]

20.04.2017

Fiji Weightlifting Association Elections

The Fiji Weightlifting Association held its Annual General Meeting on April 2nd, 2017. The following officials were elected: President: Atma Maharaj General Secretary: Ritesh Ratiram Vice President: Della Shaw-Elder Vice President: Makitalena Cikamatana Treasurer: Sikeli Tuinamuana Committee Members: Wallene Powell-Vueti, Roselyn Cikamatana, Henry N Elder. Athletes Representative: Manueli Tulo Long-term Executive Member, Mr Chris Yee […]

20.04.2017

Mohamed Ahmad Alharbi met IWF President

A delegation of the Olympic Committee from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia paid a visit to Budapest upon the invitation of Hungarian Sport Authorities. The President of the Saudi Arabian Weightlifting Federation, Mohamed Ahmad Alharbi was also part of the delegation. Mr. Alharbi had a meeting with IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan on the occasion of […]

20.04.2017

Jordanian Weightlifting Federation Elections

The General Assembly of Jordanian Weightlifting Federation elected Mr. Azzam Al-Zubi as President of the Jordanian Weightlifting Federation. Mr. Al-Zubi became National Champion in 1969 and represented Jordan in many international competitions. He was National Team Coach between 1985 and 1997, and became International Technical Official. Prior to the elections, Mr. Al-Zubi was the National […]

15.04.2017

2017 JWC Preliminary Entry reminder

The 2017 IWF Junior World Championships will be held in Tokyo, Japan, on 15 – 23 June. The deadline to send your Preliminary Entry Forms is 15 April 2017, so if you have not yet submitted the forms, please do so urgently! All documents can be found on the IWF website, please note the new […]

11.04.2017

2017 IWF Youth World Championships Bangkok, THA overall

The Organising Committee of the 2017 IWF Youth World Championships Bangkok, THA did an outstanding work providing great conditions for all participants and athletes. The competition site as well as facilities provided to the participants reached the highest standard du to the efficient work done under leadership of Boosaba Yodbangtoey, TAWA President. Altogether 187 Women […]

10.04.2017

21 countries winning Gold in Thailand

M94kg The ranking in the Snatch was also the final ranking in the Total, however the Clean and Jerk was slightly different. The three Gold Medals went to HRISTOV Hristo Dimitrov (BUL) leading all the way while GALIATSATOS Evangelos (GRE) earned two Silver leaving the other available medals to the two lifters from Uzbekistan LI […]

09.04.2017

Pan-America entered the medal tally with Gold

W69kg Hitting high numbers, three athletes came out in the Snatch after everyone else. They did the exact same in the Clean and Jerk. The competition for the medals in the Snatch started with the 86kg lift of KUZGANBAYEVA Karina (KAZ) going for three good attempts and ending third with 94kg. Pan-American athletes RIVAS MOSQUERA […]

08.04.2017

China strikes Gold and Bronze

W63kg FANG Lin (CHN) won all three Gold Medals available in the Women’s 63kg bodyweight category. Alongside her Kazakh opponent, she was the most consistent, with 6 good lifts. Her Chinese compatriot JIANG Yunliu (CHN) missed her Snatch twice, but managed to control the 86kg on her last attempt. Ranking only 7th, she needed to […]

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